EC through 12 Certification - Music Education (Choral) (BME)

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

courses

credit hours (BME)

I. GENERAL STUDIES REQUIREMENTS

Developing A Christian Mind
DCM 2301 - Developing a Christian Mind

3

English

9

ENGL 1301 - Composition and Rhetoric I

ENGL 1302 - Composition and Rhetoric II

ENGL 2302 - World Literature II

Fine Arts
MUSI 2305 - Introduction to Music Literature and Fine Arts

3

Foundations for Excellence

1

FOUN 1101 - Foundations for Excellence

is required of all first-year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours. (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours.)

History

6

HIST 1301 - U.S. History to 1865

HIST 1302 - U.S. History Since 1865

Kinesiology

2

KNES 1101 - Fitness for Living

and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived.

Mathematics

3

[Math Advising Tool (eMAT) required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite.]

MATH 1303 - College Algebra

MATH 1405 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

Natural Science
Lab Science 1000 or 2000 Level only

4

Religion

9

RELI 1301 - Old Testament Survey

RELI 1302 - New Testament Survey

RELI 4342 - Ethnomusicology in Cross-Cultural Service

Social Science
POLS 2301 - American National Government

3

TOTAL GENERAL STUDIES HOURS

43

II. PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY

EDUC 1017 - Introduction to Teacher Certification

0

EDUC 3302 - Development of Infants, Children, and Adolescents* (S-L)

3

EDUC 4021 - EC-12 Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities Seminar

0

EDUC 4312 - Teaching Special Populations* (S-L)

3

EDUC 4313 - Discipline and Classroom Management in Culturally Diverse Settings* (S-L)

3

EDUC 4320 - Instructional Technology*

3

EDUC 4608 - Clinical Teaching*

6

READ 4331 - Reading in the Content Area*

3

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

21

III. ACADEMIC MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

Music Education Core (47 hours) 

MUSI 1011 - Written MPE (Music Proficiency Exam) Level II  

0

MUSI 1012 - Dictation MPE (Music Proficiency Exam) Level II

0

MUSI 1013 - Sight-singing MPE (Music Proficiency Exam) Level II

0

MUSI 1111 - Aural Skills I

1

MUSI 1112 - Aural Skills II

1

MUSI 1201 - Foundations and Principles of Music Education*

2

MUSI 1206 - Diction I

2

MUSI 1311 - Music Theory I

3

MUSI 1312 - Music Theory II

3

MUSI 2011 - Written MPE (Music Proficiency Exam) Level IV*

0

MUSI 2012 - Dictation MPE (Music Proficiency Exam) Level IV*

0

MUSI 2013 - Sight-singing MPE (Music Proficiency Exam) Level IV*

0

MUSI 2111 - Aural Skills III

1

MUSI 2112 - Aural Skills IV

1

MUSI 2311 - Music Theory III

3

MUSI 2312 - Music Theory IV

3

MUSI 3201 - Analysis of Musical Structure*

2

MUSI 3204 - Music History and Literature I*

2

MUSI 3205 - Music History and Literature II

2

MUSI 3206 - Music History and Literature III

2

MUSI 3207 - Basic Conducting

2

MUSI 3208 - Advanced Choral Conducting

2

MUSI 3311 - Elementary Music Methods*

3

MUSI 3312 - Secondary Music Methods*

3

MUSI 4010 - Music All-Level Seminar (S-L)

0

MUSI 4089 - Senior Recital for Music Education

0

MUSI 4201 - Orchestration

2

MUSI 4204 - Choral Arranging

2

MUSI 4211 - Vocal Pedagogy

2

MUSI 4301 - Instrumental Methods

3

*Music Proficiency Exam Level IV courses are prerequisites for all upper level Music courses, including recital courses.

Applied Concentration
Six upper-level and four lower-level in Voice (MUSI 1210-4210) or Piano (MUSI 1220-4220)

10

Applied Secondary
Four credit hours in Voice (MUSI 1110-2110) or Piano (MUSI 1120-2120)

4

Music Ensembles
MUSI 1135, 1136, 2135, 2136, 3135, 3136, 4135 Grand Chorus  

7

Performance Lab
Seven semesters, noncredit-hour requirement): 
MUSI 1000/1001 Seminar/Performance Lab (S-L)

0

TOTAL ACADEMIC MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

68

IV. ELECTIVES

Upper-Level

0

Lower or Upper-Level

0

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED

132

*Indicates Signature Course requiring download of Signature Assessments in TaskStream Reminder.

Students seeking a BME, Bachelor of Music Education, degree with EC-12 Music Education Teacher Certification (Choral), may refer to the College of Fine Arts section of this catalog for additional information.

A 120-credit-hour minimum for a bachelor's degree is required, including 42 upper-level credit hours.

NOTE:  Degree plan subject to adjustment as state policy changes.

A minimum grade of C- is required for all music courses within a music major field of study. 

Retention in the Educator Preparation Program:

Students must maintain and graduate with an overall institutional GPA of 3.0 and must maintain and graduate with an institutional GPA of 3.0 in their teaching fields/academic concentrations.

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University: DBU requires a minimum institutional cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0.

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.

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