Certificate of Completion in Beginning Piano Pedagogy

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Beginning Piano Pedagogy program is for pianists who want to teach beginning piano students. Classes offered include learning various methods, techniques, repertoire, skills, style and musicianship necessary to teach piano effectively.

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Certificate
Academic Plan
Beginning Piano Pedagogy (CCL)
Academic Plan Code
5743N
Total Credits Required
15
Catalog Year
2018-2019

Program Prerequisites

Acceptance into the program and permission of Program Director required.

Course Sequence by Term

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

  • 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 placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
8.5
MTC105 Music Theory I RC 3
MUP102AD Private Instruction: Piano RC 2
MUP140 Elementary Piano Pedagogy RC 2
MUP123AA Studio Class/Piano Two semesters of the course is required. May be repeated for credit. RC 0.5
MUP181 Chamber Music Ensembles Two semesters of the course is required. May be repeated for credit RC 1

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
6.5
MUP123AA Studio Class/Piano Two semesters of the course is required. May be repeated for credit. RC 0.5
MUP152AD Private Instruction: Piano RC 2
MUP181 Chamber Music Ensembles Two semesters of the course is required. May be repeated for credit. RC 1
MUP240 Piano Literature RC 2
MTC106 Aural Perception I RC 1

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Program Area Key

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HU = Humanities, Arts and Design
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social-Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Disclaimer

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

View MCCCD’s program website for the Certificate of Completion in Beginning Piano Pedagogy (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=125903).