Bachelor of Music in Piano Pedagogy

The Bachelor of Music in Piano Pedagogy program will not be accepting admissions applications beyond the Spring 2013 semester.

Charles Abramovic, Chair, Keyboard Studies
215-204-7388
charles.abramovic@temple.edu

The Keyboard Instruction Department emphasizes training for careers in performance, piano accompaniment and chamber music, piano pedagogy, and piano and opera coaching.

Suggested Academic Plan

Bachelor of Music: Piano Pedagogy

Requirements for New Students starting in the 2016-2017 Academic Year

Year 1
FallCredit Hours
MUSC 1403Piano Major14
MUSC 1428Accompanying and Piano Ensemble1
MUSC 1415Introduction to Piano Pedagogy2
MUSC 3421Suzuki for Pianists2
MUST 1711Theory I4
ENG 0802, 0812, or 0902Analytical Reading and Writing [GW]4
 Term Credit Hours17
Spring
MUSC 1404Piano Major14
MUSC 1429Accompanying and Piano Ensemble1
MUSC 2415Pedagogy of Technique2
Choral Ensemble1
MUST 1712Theory II4
GenEd Quantitative Literacy Course [GQ]4
 Term Credit Hours16
Year 2
Fall
MUSC 2403Piano Major14
MUSC 1428Accompanying and Piano Ensemble1
MUST 2711Theory III4
MUST 2703Music in History3
IH 0851 or 0951Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I [GY]3
 Term Credit Hours15
Spring
MUSC 2404Piano Major14
MUSC 2416Creative Activities for the Piano Teacher2
MUST 2712Theory IV4
MUST 2704Music in History3
IH 0852 or 0952Mosaic: Humanities Seminar II [GZ]3
 Term Credit Hours16
Year 3
Fall
MUSC 3403Piano Major14
MUSC 3422Keyboard Literature3
MUSC 3415Pedagogy of Children2
MUST 4717Counterpoint3
MUST 3696Music in History [WI]3
 Term Credit Hours15
Spring
MUSC 3404Piano Major14
MUSC 3423Keyboard Literature3
MUSC 3416Pedagogy of the College Non-Music Major2
GenEd Breadth Course3
GenEd Breadth Course3
 Term Credit Hours15
Year 4
Fall
MUSC 4403Piano Major14
MUSC 1428Accompanying and Piano Ensemble1
MUST 2105Jazz Secondary Piano1
MUST 3741Keyboard Harmony3
GenEd Breadth Course3
GenEd Breadth Course3
 Term Credit Hours15
Spring
MUSC 4484Piano Major14
MUSC 1429Accompanying and Piano Ensemble1
MUSC 2406Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUST 3796Music in History [WI]3
GenEd Breadth Course3
GenEd Breadth Course3
 Term Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours: 124

 1Piano major sequence requires a minimum of four (4) hours of daily practice.