Graduate Catalog 2020-2021 
    
    Oct 19, 2021  
Graduate Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Education Educator Certification Program


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Non-Degree Initial Certification in P-12 Music

 

Admission

Individuals who are seeking initial certification in music must have an undergraduate degree in music from an accredited college or university. Upon admission to the university as a non-degree graduate student, the applicant’s transcripts are evaluated and an approved program of study is determined. In addition to meeting requirements for admission to the university, the applicant must pass or exempt the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) Program Admission Assessment, and have a 2.7 minimum GPA to be granted admission to the UWG Teacher Education program. Certification requires completion of the program and passage of the GACE Music Content Assessments I & II.

Initial Certification Program: Music Education


(Prerequisite:  Baccalaureate degree in Music)

 

Required Courses


  • MUSC 3601 - Woodwind Techniques and Materials 1
  • MUSC 3602 - Brass Techniques and Materials 1
  • MUSC 3603 - Percussion Techniques and Materials 1
  • MUSC 3604 - String Techniques and Materials 1
  • MUSC 3605 - Voice Techniques and Materials 1 or
  • MUSC 3606 - Principles of Diction 1
  • MUSC 3900 - Music in the Elementary Schools 3
  • MUSC 4011 - Choral 3 or 
  • MUSC 4021 - Instrumental Methods and Materials 3
  • MUSC 4040 - Principles and Methods of Music Learning and Teaching 3
  • MUSC 4186 - Teaching Internship 3
  • MUSC 4187 - Teaching Internship 3
  • MUSC 4188 - Teaching Internship 3
  • MEDT 3401 - Integrating Technology into the Curriculum 3 or
  • MEDT 6401 MEDT 6401 - Instructional Technology  
  • SPED 3715 - Inclusive Classrooms 3 or
  • SPED 6706 SPED 6706 - Special Education in the Regular Classroom  
  • CEPD 4101 - Educational Psychology 3 or
  • CEPD 6101 CEPD 6101 - Psychology of Classroom Learning  

Up to two of the above graduate classes (6 semester hours) used for initial certification may be counted toward a Master of Music with a concentration in Music Education. Time limits to degree apply.

 

Note:  Please see the Undergraduate Catalog for all undergraduate course descriptions

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