School of Music, College of Communication, Fine Arts & Media
The Kodály graduate certificate program is designed provide music educators with an opportunity to enhance their pedagogical skills with a program that promotes music literacy through experiential learning in singing, movement, and reading activities. The Kodály program—named for the methods developed by Zoltán Kodály, a Hungarian composer and ethnomusicologist—includes courses that provide classroom applications of the method, folksong literature research, conducting experiences, and instruction in solfege.
Program Contact Information
Pete Madsen, DMA, Graduate Program Chair (GPC)
Strauss Performing Arts (SPAC) 226
- Fall: June 15
- Spring: November 15
- Summer: April 15
- Student must have an undergraduate degree in music from an accredited institution and have an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or a GPA of 3.0 or better in all music courses.
- If the student does not have an undergraduate degree in music, the student must take the School of Music Graduate Diagnostic Exam before enrolling in any graduate courses in order to determine which undergraduate foundation courses may be necessary.
Degree Requirements (15-16 hours)
|MUS 8670||KODALY I: METHODOLOGY||3|
|MUS 8680||KODALY II: METHODOLOGY||3|
|MUS 8690||KODALY III: METHODOLOGY||3|
|MUS 8006||SPECIAL STUDIES IN MUSIC (Register for 1 credit hour of MUS 8006 when registering for MUS 8670, MUS 8680 and MUS 8690)||3|
|Select Track One or Two:|
|MUS 8710||KODALY IV: METHODOLOGY AND ADVANCED STUDIES (One hour of MUS 8006 is also required for this track)|
|MUS 8610||ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION IN MUSIC||3|
|MUS 8630||RESEARCH AND BIBLIOGRAPHY IN MUSIC||3|
|MUS 8640||FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC EDUCATION||3|