Certificate of Completion in Intermediate Piano Pedagogy

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MHL140 or
MHL242
Survey of Music History or Music History and Literature 1750 to Present HU 3
MUP123AA Studio Class/Piano Two semesters of the course is required. May be repeated for credit 0.5
MUP141 Intermediate Piano Pedagogy RC 2
MUP181 Chamber Music Ensembles Two semesters of the course is required. May be repeated for credit RC 1
MUP202AD Private Instruction: Piano May be repeated for credit RC 2

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MUP123AA Studio Class/Piano Two semesters of the course is required. May be repeated for credit. 0.5
MUP166 Jazz Piano I RC 1
MUP181 Chamber Music Ensembles Two semesters of the course is required. May be repeated for credit. RC 1
MUP241 Piano Artistry 2
MUP252AD Private Instruction: Piano May be repeated for credit RC 2

Course Area Key