Pedagogy (Suzuki Violin), Undergraduate Certificate

Kitt School of Music

College of Arts and Letters

The Pedagogy (Suzuki Violin) Undergraduate Certificate is a comprehensive study of the philosophy, repertoire, and practical applications of the Suzuki approach to learning.

The program offers the rigorous study of pedagogical concepts as related to violin performance and teaching. Classes and fieldwork in teaching prepare the student for communication, leadership, and organizational skills needed in a professional setting.

  • To receive an undergraduate certificate (at least 15 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.

    Please be aware that federal financial aid is not available for some certificates, if the certificate is pursued and completed as a stand-alone certificate (i.e., not completed concurrently with a degree program). See the "Details" tab for additional information.

In addition to University Requirements:

  • Complete individual plan requirements.

Students may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 15
Major GPA C
Additional Admission Requirements Required
Student Teaching/Supervised Teaching Required

Certificate Requirements
  • Take the following 15 units with a Grade of "C" or better:

    Please note that this certificate is only available to Music Majors.

  • This certificate may only be pursued and completed concurrently with a degree program. This certificate is not available as a stand-alone certificate.

  • Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also successfully complete. For prerequisite information, click on the course or see your advisor.