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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Choral Music Education Certificate

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The choral music education certificate provides additional instruction to students majoring in the Music Education BM, Instrumental Music Specialization degree. The certificate program prepares students to teach choral music in public schools and assists them in gaining the K-12 Choral Music endorsement from the state of Washington. Coursework focuses on areas necessary to become a successful choral educator including individual vocal instruction, vocal pedagogy, choral music education methods, and choral large ensembles.

Students interested in this certificate should consult with the music advisor. This program may result in students taking more than four years to complete their degree. Students pursuing the Music Education BM Choral Specialization are not eligible to receive this certificate.

Admission Requirements
Students must audition and be admitted to the Choral Music Education Certificate by the music education and applied voice faculty. Students are eligible to audition after completing the following courses with a grade of C or higher:

Three quarters of MUS 164 Major Applied Area (Individual Instruction)
MUS 146 Theory 3
MUS 146A Aural Skills 3
MUS 154A Class Piano III

Program Requirements
A minimum grade of C is required in each of the required courses to satisfy the Choral Music Education Certificate.

Choral Large Ensembles Credits: 6

Select from the following large ensemble courses.

Total Credits: 19

College and Department Information

Music Department  
College of Arts and Humanities  

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