department of music

Fine Arts Center, Suite E, 105 Upper College Road, Kingston, RI 02881

music@uri.edu401.874.2431 or 401.874.5955

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Graduate Teacher Certification Program (TCP)

The graduate teacher certification program is taken at the graduate level, in conjunction with the music education specialization in the Master of Music degree. It presumes that candidates have completed the equivalent of the URI Bachelor of Music degree program with courses in music theory, form and analysis, music history, performance, and vocal and/or instrumental ensembles. Additional course requirements include:

MUS 169-179: Instrument/Vocal Methods

MUS 311 and 312: Conducting

MUS 416: Form or MUS 417: Instrumentation and Choral Arranging

MUS 235 Intro to Music Teaching, MUS 238 General Methods & Materials, MUS 339 Choral Methods & Materials, MUS 340 Instrumental Methods & Materials

PSY 113 General Psychology

EDC 250 Elementary Field Placement

MUS 341 Secondary Field Placement

EDC 484 Student Teaching

EDC 485 Student Teaching Seminar

Piano proficiency examination

Students pursuing their graduate teacher certification must also apply for admission to the Office of Teacher Education in the School of Education.

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