Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Introductory and Specific Music, Subject Matter Authorization

Holders of a Single Subject or Multiple Subject credential issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing may secure an Introductory Music Subject Matter Authorization that allows the holder to teach the subject matter content typically included in curriculum guidelines and textbooks approved for study in grades 9 and below. This allows an employer to assign a teacher with an introductory music authorization to teach a class in which the curriculum is for grades 9 and below but the students in the class may be in grades K-12.

Specific Music Subject Matter Authorization that allows the holder to teach the specific subjects in grades preschool, K-12, and classes organized primarily for adults.

For other requirements governing issuance of this authorization, consult the Teacher Education section of this catalog or contact the School of Education Student Services Center.

Complete each of the following courses or equivalent as approved by the Music Department Advisor