NSYED Content Areas: Music History, Music Composition, Music Theory, Music Therapy, Music Performance, Musical Theatre, Conducting
Stony Brook University has determined that the courses on the list below meet the NYSED guidelines for professional license in this certification content area. Some multi-disciplinary courses will require that you complete and submit the NYSED Course Verification Form to SPD. For those courses, we have provided a link to the form, which should be submitted only upon satisfactory completion of the course.
Courses from the Music department (with the "MUS" departmental code) are valid for the content area as defined by the academic department designator and do not require a form.
You may request review of any course that is not on this list or does not have departmental subject code.
CEA 529 Music and the Brain
CEA 531 Instrumental Conducting and Rehearsal
CEA 542 Stony Brook Wind Ensemble
CEA 560 Dalcroze Method:Music Pedagogy for Children (formerly titled Musical Learning, Body and Eurythmics) s
CEA 567 History of Jazz
CEH 569 Stony Brook Chorale
CEI 531 Cultural Diversity in American Musicals **
CEI 565 Music in Society—NYSED Form. CEI 565 is a special topics course, which means that the content varies by term. The course content is noted in the subtitle that appends the course title. Recent descriptions can be found on our CEI 565 webpage. Below is a list of all the topics that have been offered:
Tapes to Turntables: Electronic Music
Opera, Broadway and Folk: Porgy and Bess
Music and Culture in New York City
Music in Film and Visual Media
Music, Art, Culture in Turn of the Century Vienna
Great Violin Concertos of the 19th Century
Fin de Siecle Vienna
Roll Over Beethoven, American Music in the 20th Century
Rhythm and Noise, Popular Music in the Late 20th Century
New York: The Musical Crossroads
Music in New York
Women Making Music
History of Electronic Music
History of Rock and Roll
Music of the 20th and 21st Century
Music, Technology and Society
Native American Music
History of Rock/Roll:The Beatles
Music, Nationalism,Nat'l Identity
Race and Ethnicity in Music
Latin American Musics
Music and Copyright
World Popular Musics
Independent Popular Music
Music and Religion
History of Jazz (formerly a CEI 565 special topics course, the course is now CEA 567. Students who took it as CEI 565 should not enroll in CEA 567)
**Denotes course that is regularly offered online. If you are an online student who needs additional courses for certification, contact the SPD Office of Admissions and Academic Services to discuss your options.
Note: The information contained on this page is valid as of 10/15/13.
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Students themselves—whether new, returning, or continuing—are responsible for reviewing, understanding, and adhering to their degree and/or certificate program requirements. (SPD’s Non-matriculating [non-degree] Graduate Students [GSP] are responsible for adhering to the guidelines related to non-matriculated status.) All SPD students are responsible for reviewing, understanding, and complying with University and SPD regulations, policies, and procedures, as described in all official publications, the University website, and the SPD website, including, but not limited to, SPD’s online references, the SPD Bulletin and SPD Academic Calendar.