Music (Pre-Teacher Certificate)

The Music Education (Pre-Teacher Certification) program that is outlined below incorporates content specific courses to meet the California Teaching Credential Music subject matter.

Core Requirements
Musicianship Requirements
MUSC-128Harmony and Form I3
MUSC-129Musicianship I1
MUSC-133Harmony and Form II3
MUSC-134Musicianship II1
MUSC-228Introduction to Music Technology1
MUSC-225Music Form and Literature I3
MUSC-226Musicianship III1
MUSC-233Music Form and Literature II3
MUSC-234Musicianship IV1
MUSC-253Music in Global Cultures2
MUSC-273Introduction to Conducting1
MUSC-325Music Hist/Literature I (before 1600)3
MUSC-326Music Hist/Lit II (1600-1900)3
MUSC-327Music History & Literature III2
Select one of the following based on private instruction:2
Choral Conducting
Instrumental Conducting
Select one of the following:2
MUSC-301Counterpoint I2
MUSC-403Instrumental Arranging2
Performance Requirements
MUSC-105AClass Piano I1
MUSC-105BClass Piano II1
MUSC-145AClass Piano III1
MUSC-146Class Piano IV: Keyboard Improvisation1
Piano candidates must have passed Piano Proficiency to apply to the Bachelor of Music degree program.
Large Ensemble
Select 8 units of the following:8
University Orchestra
Women's Chorus
Concert Choir (one unit)
University Orchestra
Women's Chorus
Concert Choir (one unit)
Applied Instruction
Applied Instruction: Voice
Applied Instruction: Piano
Applied Instruction: Guitar
Applied Music: Organ
Applied Instruction: Instrument
MUSI-200Recital Attendance (Co-requisite with Applied Instruction)0
Total Units48

Music Education (Pre-Teacher Certification)

Music Education students are advised to take (POLS-155C U.S. Government) in lieu of (HIST-156C U.S. History) and (ANTH-453 Language,Culture/Linguistics) (Pre-Req.: Intro to Anthro) for entrance into the Vanguard University Credentialing  program.

Students must take (MUSC-403 Instrumental Arranging) in the Music Core.

Small Ensemble (1 unit) 2
MUSC-108Beginning Guitar Class1
MUSC-111Beginning Voice Class1
MUSC-201Introduction to Music Education2
MUSC-270Introduction to Jazz Improvisation2
MUSC-311Teaching Music/Multclt Setting3
MUSC-312Woodwind Techniques1
MUSC-313Brass Techniques1
Choose alternate Conducting course not previously taken2
MUSC-333String Techniques1
MUSC-334Percussion Techniques1
MUSC-337AMusic for Elementary Schools3
MUSC-338Secondary Instrumental Music Methods And Literature2
MUSC-339Secondary Vocal Music Methods and Literature2
MUSC-410Choral Arranging2
Select 12 units of Applied Instruction courses: (4 units lower/ 8 units upper)12
Applied Instruction: Voice
Applied Instruction: Piano
Applied Instruction: Guitar
Applied Instruction: Organ
Applied Instruction: Instrument
MUSI-200Recital Attendance (Co-requisite with Applied Instruction)0
MUSC-491CRecital and Research2
Total Units40

Students failing the teaching project portion of MUSC-491C Recital and Research will be required to enroll and take the course again.