Top Code: 1005.00
The program offers extensive hands-on training in music and movement education targeted specifically for early childhood (birth to 8 years old). Participants learn a comprehensive body of musical activities and games in four areas – singing, movement, playing instruments and listening. Students practice effective teaching techniques, explore the musical development of young children, and become acquainted with invaluable, state-of-the-art teaching materials. This certificate prepares students to teach music and movement in preschools, childcare centers, primary classrooms and private studios.
An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon completion of all with a grade of C or better.
- Inspire and motivate students of various age groups to learn and participate in singing and other music-related activities.
- Use a comprehensive body of musical activities and games in four to five areas: Singing, Movement, Playing Instruments, Listening, and Creating.
- Locate, recognize, and evaluate appropriate songs and musical activities, including multicultural materials, for various age-groups.
- Describe the value and importance of music in the emotional, intellectual and physical development of young children, including brain development, creative expression, cultural literacy and community building.
Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate
|MUSC 030||MUSIC FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION||3|
|MUSC 131||MULTICULTURAL MUSIC MATERIALS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN||3|
|MUSC 135||CURRICULUM APPLICATIONS OF MUSIC IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION||3|
|DANC 025||MOVEMENT FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT||2|
|KINT 027C||EARLY CHILDHOOD PHYSICAL EDUCATION||2|