Prior to admission to the Single Subject Credential Program in Music, the student must have completed all SSMPP requirements, including the bachelor’s degree, with the recital (MUS 398) completed.
Applicants for the Single Subject Credential Program in Music must also demonstrate functional ability in keyboard and voice. Keyboard competence may be shown either by successful audition or completion of MUS 282B (Piano Class for Music Majors) with a “B” (3.0) or better. Vocal competence may be shown either by successful audition or completion of MUS 283 (voice class) with a “B” (3.0) or better.
A minimum GPA of 2.75 in the last 60 units of coursework is required for admission to the Single Subject Credential Program in Music.
The prospective Single Subject Credential student must pass the CBEST (California Basic Education Skills Test), as well as an assessment interview with the Music Education faculty. In the interview the applicant is expected to demonstrate musical and interpersonal skills essential to music teaching, as well as an overall synthesis of learning.
Once accepted into the Single Subject Credential in Music, students must complete the following 31 units to earn the preliminary Single Subject Credential: