About this Program

  • Colleges: Arts and Education
  • Credits: 24 | Completed with minimum grades of C

Certificates must contain at least nine credits of coursework that are unique to that program out of all other certificates and minors.

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MUSIC BUILDING
GAINESVILLE FL 32611
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 Curriculum

Requirements for Entry

Completed bachelor's degree in music; pass General Knowledge Test of the Florida Teacher Certification Examinations; approval of area faculty. Students must have a Letter of Eligibility issued by the Florida DOE prior to taking any coursework in the certificate program.

Requirements for Completion

The FTCE (Florida Teacher Certification Exams) (a) Professional Education Test (PEd) and (b) Music K–12 subject area exam must be passed.

Required Courses

MUE 2040Music Teaching as a Profession3
MUE 3311Music in Elementary Schools3
MUE 3330Music in Secondary Schools3
MUE 4941LInternship in Music Teaching3
MUE 4140Music Student Teaching Seminar3
TSL 3323ESOL and Reading for Teachers3
Specialization; Select three:3
Voice Skills
String Skills 1
String Skills 2
Woodwind Skills 1
Woodwind Skills 2
Brass Skills 1
Brass Skills 2
Percussion Skills
Specialization (Instrumental/Choral); Select one:3
Teaching Secondary Choral Music (Choral)
Teaching Instrumental Music (Instrumental)
Total Credits24

 Semester-by-Semester Plan

Possible sequencing for a student taking only the certification coursework (no Master’s degree).

Fall Year 1
MUE 2040Music Teaching as a Profession3
MUE 3311Music in Elementary Schools3
Select 2:2
Voice Skills
String Skills 1
Woodwind Skills 1
Brass Skills 1
Percussion Skills
Spring Year 1
MUE 3330Music in Secondary Schools3
TSL 3323ESOL and Reading for Teachers3
Select one:1
Voice Skills
String Skills 2
Woodwind Skills 2
Brass Skills 2
Percussion Skills
Fall Year 2
MUE 4140Music Student Teaching Seminar3
MUE 4941LInternship in Music Teaching3
Select one:3
Teaching Secondary Choral Music (Choral)
Teaching Instrumental Music (Instrumental)
Total Credits24

This possible sequencing is for students who wish to enroll in the certificate program only. For students who wish to enroll in the certificate program in conjunction with an existing Master’s degree program, course sequencing will be determined on an individual basis in conjunction with the academic advisor. The combined program is expected to take 6 semesters, or 3 academic years.