Undergraduate Catalog - Music Performance Certificate | Judson University Christian College

Performance Certificate in Music

Program Requirements

 

Prospective certificate students are expected to have an undergraduate degree or the international equivalent.  In the absence of a degree, a candidate must demonstrate advanced performance skills and/or extensive teaching experience at the level generally expected of an applicant for graduate student in music performance. This certificate is designed to finish within two regular semesters. International students are required to submit a TOEFL score to be admitted to the Performance Certificate in Music program. The minimum score is TOEFL ibt 61. The Music Department may choose to admit applicants whose TOEFL scores are below the required score. In such cases, the applicants are required to enroll in one of the remedial English courses each semester: ENG 088 or ENG 098.

 

Applied Lessons

 2 credits per semester/4 total credits

  • MUS401-418 Private Music Instruction, Credit

Apprenticeship

2 credits per semester/4 total credits

  • MUS510 Professional Apprenticeship

Research

2 credits per semester/4 total credits

  • MUS520 Research Seminar

Forum

1 credit per semester/2 total credits

  • MUS530 Performance Forum

Recital

1 credit per semester/2 total credits

  • MUS499E Half Hour Recital

Large Ensembles

.5 credit per semester/1 total credits

  • MUS150 Choir
  • MUS143 Orchestra
  • MUS148 Chamber Singers

Small Ensembles

.5 credit per semester/1 total credits

  • MUS142-4 Piano Ensemble
  • MUS142-3 Percussion Ensemble
  • MUS142-1 Guitar Ensemble
  • MUS145-1 Jazz Ensemble

Electives (for international students only)

3 credits per semester/6 total credits

  • MUS152 Music Theory II
  • MUS251 Music Theory III
  • MUS351 History/Literature of Music I
  • MUS352 History/Literature of Music II
  • MUS257 History & Practice of Worship Music
  • MUS173 Recording Techniques I
  • MUS373 Recording Techniques II
  • MUS458 Orchestration
  • MUS243 Piano Literature
  • MUS456 Piano Pedagogy
  • WOR142 Basic Audio/Video Production for Worship
  • WOR152 Worship Band Fundamentals
  • WOR320 Songwriting for Contemporary Worship

 

 

TOEFL Requirement: We may choose to admit applicants whose TOEFL scores are below the required basic score of TOEFL ibt 61. In such cases, the applicants are required to enroll in one of the remedial English courses each semester: ENG 088 or ENG 098.

 

 

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