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Piano Pedagogy, Certificate of Proficiency

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Requirements

The UVU Certificate of Proficiency in Piano Pedagogy is a one-year program designed to equippresent and prospective piano teachers with rigorous and practical musical training.
The program is open to current teachers and UVU students seeking non-piano degrees who areseeking to enhance their individual piano ability and deepen their knowledge of pedagogicaltheories and techniques.

Total Program Credits: 16

Matriculation Requirements
Complete entrance audition with music department faculty.
  Discipline Core Requirements: 16 Credits
  MUSC 250R Private Lessons for Music Majors 4
  MUSC 251R Performance Class 2
  MUSC 290R Independent Study 2
  MUSC 306R Advanced Keyboard Skills 2
  MUSC 3415 Instrumental Pedagogy and Literature I                2
  MUSC 3416 Instrumental Pedagogy and Literature II 2
  MUSC 373R Advanced Small Ensembles 2

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 16 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above. MUSC 245R requires a grade B or higher. All other MUSC courses require a C grade or higher.
  3. Residency hours-- minimum of 4 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
MUSC 250R Private Lessons for Music Majors 2
MUSC 251R Performance Class 1
MUSC 290R Independent Study 1
MUSC 306R Advanced Keyboard Skills 1
MUSC 3415 Instrumental Pedagogy and Literature I 2
MUSC 373R Advanced Small Ensembles 1
  Semester total: 8
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
MUSC 250R Private Lessons for Music Majors 2
MUSC 251R Performance Class 1
MUSC 290R Independent Study 1
MUSC 306R Advanced Keyboard Skills 1
MUSC 3416 Instrumental Pedagogy and Literature II 2
MUSC 373R Advanced Small Ensembles 1
  Semester total: 8
  Degree total: 16

Department

Music

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