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POST-BACCALAUREATE CERTIFICATES

The Department of Music offers post-baccalaureate certificates in piano pedagogy and vocal pedagogy. The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Piano Pedagogy is designed for piano teachers who wish to advance their skills in performance, pedagogy, literature, and theory. The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy is designed for voice teachers who wish to advance their skills in pedagogy and literature. Students who complete the certificate may apply the course work (except MUS 440 and 500A) toward a master's in Piano Performance or Vocal Performance if accepted into that program.

To find out more about the Piano Pedagogy certificate,

contact Dr. Kris Pineda (618) 650-3593. Email kpineda@siue.edu

To find out more about the Voice Pedagogy certificate,

contact Dr. Emily Truckenbrod (618) 650-5394. Email etrucke@siue.edu

To apply for the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program,

apply through the SIUE Graduate School.

ADMISSION

An applicant for admission to the certificate program is expected to have a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent in music and at least a 2.5 (A=4.0) overall grade point average in undergraduate work and must complete a successful audition for applied piano or voice placement.

PROGRAM OF STUDY

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Piano Pedagogy (18-20 hours):

Required Courses (16 hours)

Piano Pedagogy - 561a, 561b (6 hours) Seminar in Materials and Techniques - 553c (2 hours) Applied Piano - 440k or 540k (4 hours) Piano Literature - 513a, 513b (4 hours)

Electives (Select 2-4 hours)

Counterpoint - 442a (3 hours) Applied Theory Ear Training - 530 (2 hours) Graduate Music Theory Review - 500a (2 hours) Applied Piano - 440k or 540k (2 hours)

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy (18-20 hours):

Required Courses (14 hours)

Vocal Pedagogy - 519a, 519b (4 hours)

Vocal Literature - 511f (2 hours) Applied Voice - 440q or 540q (4 hours) Advanced Diction - 539 (2 hours) Practicum in Vocal Pedagogy - 593 (2 hours)

Electives (Select 4-6 hours)

Applied Voice - 440q or 540q (2-4 hours) Graduate Music History Review - 500b (2 hours) Applied Theory and Ear Training - 530 (2 hours)

EXIT REQUIREMENTS

The student must maintain a GPA of 3.0 and complete the course requirements within four (4) calendar years.