TTT Secondary Music

Choral and General Music or Instrumental and General Music

Fall Semester 2014 ($3,000)

Educ 201* 2 cr Foundations of Education
Field experiences arranged with the instructor
Educ 302 2 cr Adolescent Exceptional Learners
Educ 321* 2 cr Middle School Curriculum & Instruction
Field experience arranged with the instructor

Spring Semester 2015 ($3,000)

Educ 309 2 cr Educational Psychology
Educ 314* 2 cr Secondary Curriculum & Instruction
Field experience arranged with the professor (36 hours)
Mus 330 2 cr Teaching Secondary School Music


Fall Semester 2015 ($3,000)

Educ 410* 6 cr Transition to Teaching Practicum
Full days for at least 12 weeks, plus additional
time to complete a professional portfolio

Total 18 cr ($9,000**)
* denotes course including significant field experience component
** All prices based on the 2013-2014 academic year and may increase for the 2014-2015 year.

  • The teaching license will only be valid for middle/junior high and high school choral and general music or instrumental and general music.
  • All candidates must have completed a bachelor’s degree in music from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Choral Candidates are required to arrange an audition and/or interview with the Goshen College music department faculty to verify: advanced vocal performance; private teaching experience in voice or another instrument; keyboard proficiency; experience and expertise in conducting choral ensembles.
  • Instrumental Candidates are required to arrange an audition and/or interview with the Goshen College music department faculty to verify: advanced performance skill in at least one instrument; basic performance skills on brass, woodwind, string and percussion instruments; private teaching experience in at least one instrument; keyboard proficiency; experience and expertise in conducting instrumental ensembles.
  • Following the interview/audition the music department will submit a written statement to the education department to indicate either the department’s endorsement of the candidate, an endorsement with specific expectations for increasing skills and/or experience, or a recommendation not to admit the candidate to the Transition to Teaching Program. There will be a $50 audition fee.

Applicants must submit all necessary materials by May 15, 2014 to be considered for preliminary admission.