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Certificate in Music Theory Pedagogy

This certificate is available to graduate students already in a Masters of Music program at the University of Tennessee or who already hold a Masters degree in Music. The program consists of 15 hours of coursework in analysis, music technology, music theory pedagogy, as well as a final teaching project. This program provides students with the knowledge and practical experience needed to teach high school or undergraduate music theory courses.

Admission

To be admitted to this program, students must meet the university entrance requirements for a certificate program (see Graduate catalog: Graduate Certificate Programs), interview with the theory faculty and have passed the Graduate Theory Diagnostic test or Music Theory 400: Graduate Theory Review.

Program of Study

The certificate program consists of 15 hours of coursework:

Analysis: 3 hours (Choose one)

COURSES CREDITS
Music Theory 520: Analytical Techniques 3
Music Theory 521: Analytical Techniques of Recent Music 3

Technology: 3 hours (Choose one)

COURSES CREDITS
Music Tech 540: Computer Music Transcription 3
Music Tech 550: Computer Projects 3

Pedagogy: 4 hours

COURSES CREDITS
Music Theory 530: Music Theory Pedagogy: Written Skills 3
Music Theory 531: Music Theory Pedagogy: Aural Skills 3
Music Theory 590: Music Theory Practicum 1

Theory/Technology Electives: 3 hours

COURSES CREDITS
Music Theory 551: Special Topics in Music Theory 3
Music Theory 530: Music Theory Pedagogy: Written Skills 3
Music Theory 531: Music Theory Pedagogy: Aural Skills 1
Music Theory 593: Independent Study 3
Music Technology 560: Technology in Music Research 3
Music Technology 593: Independent Study in Music Technology 1-3

Final Project: 2 hours

COURSES CREDITS
Music Theory 595: Music Theory Project 2

To receive the certificate, students must submit a Completion of Certificate Program Form endorsed by the School of Music to the Graduate School. Onlythose certificate programs that are officially approved by the GraduateCouncil will be posted on student transcripts.


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