Teaching, with Teacher Certification in Music (Preschool-Grade 12) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (M.A.T.)

Program Requirements

Additional Requirements for State Certification
CMST 101Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement3
Physiology and Hygiene
Pass the MSU Health Knowledge Test available through the Center of Pedagogy or have the Undergraduate equivalent course approved by advisor
Additional Requirement
Select one of the following:3
Learning Theories
Child Development II: Adolescence
Advanced Educational Psychology
Program Requirements
Required Courses
SASE 680Selected Topics in Curriculum and Teaching1
SASE 509Sociocultural Perspectives on Curriculum and Assessment3
SPED 579Special Education for Students with Disabilities3
SPED 586Educational Planning for Adolescents with Disabilities3
SPED 566Creating Curricular Access for Adolescents with Disabilities3
SPED 568Teaching Methods for Inclusive Education3
SPED 588Positive Behavior Supports for Diverse Learners3
Graduate Professional Sequence I
SASE 526Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies3
SASE 527Clinical Practice I3
SPED 584Assessment in Special Education and Classroom Practice3
Graduate Professional Sequence II
SASE 543Advanced Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies3
SASE 529Clinical Practice II6
SPED 680Selected Topics in Special Education1
Comprehensive Exam
In the term that you will sit for exam, register for the section which matched your major & advisor. Successfully pass exam.
Comprehensive Examination
Total Credits44

Teaching Field Requirements

An undergraduate background in music is required.
MUED 201Practicum in Music Education I1
MUED 419Choral Methods3
or MUED 420 Instrumental Methods
MUED 435Conducting for Music Educators2
or MUPR 335 Elementary Conducting
MUPR 410Beginning Jazz Improvisation1
MSSN 121Secondary Instrument Guitar I1
or MUED 132 Marching Band Techniques
Select five of the following:5
Instrumental Techniques: Strings I
Instrumental Techniques: Strings II
Instrumental Techniques: Brass I
Instrumental Techniques: Brass II
Percussion Instruments
Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds I
Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds II
Graduate Level Content Area Course
Select one of the following:3
Workshop in Music Education
Psychology of Music
Critical Issues in Music Education
Selected Topics in Music Education
Technology for Music Teachers
Music Learning Theory
General Music in Secondary School
Creative Movement and Dance Experiences for Children
Pedagogy of the Piano
Piano for Music Teachers
Teaching Music for Learners With Special Needs
Teaching Music As Democratic Practice
Teaching World Music
Teaching Music Reading
Critical and Creative Thinking in Music
Band Literature for the Music Educator
The Comprehensive Choral Educator
Orff Workshop I-Concepts and Skills
Orff Workshop II-Pedagogy and Practices
Independent Study in Music Education
Brass Pedagogy
String Pedagogy
Methods Courses
MUED 556Teaching Methods for the Elementary Music Class3
MUED 557Teaching Methods for Music in the Secondary Schools3
Total Credits22