Accelerated Bachelor’s & Master’s Degree Program: B.A./B.S. Core Subjects Early Childhood-Grade 6 Certification/M.A. in Teaching

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The Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science Core Subjects Early Childhood through Grade 6 Certification and the Master of Arts in Teaching Accelerated Bachelor and Masters Degree is a 150-167 hour program. Graduates from the program will receive both a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science with EC-6 Teacher certification and Master of Arts in Teaching.  The non-thesis program is designed for those seeking initial teacher certification and enhanced expertise in content areas, effective teaching strategies, and enhanced delivery of instruction and powerful assessment.  The program is designed for individuals who are interested in pursuing a master's degree and will equip educators to become servant leaders within the school setting.

 
B.A.
B.S.
Undergraduate Requirements
Developing A Christian Mind
3
3
  DCM 2301
English
12
9
 

B.A. - ENGL 1301, 1302, 2301 and 2302

B.S. - ENGL 1301, 1302, 2301 or 2302

Foreign Language
6-14
0
  B.A. *Six hours at the 2000 level if adequate prerequisites are met.
Foundations for Excellence
0-1
0-1
  FOUN 1101 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 towards these 15 credit hours).
History
6
6
  HIST 1301 and 1302
Kinesiology
0-2
0-2
  KNES 1101 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
3
  MATH 1303 or equivalent. [eMAT Advising Tool required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite].
Natural Science
4
12
 

B.A. - BIOL 1401

B.S. - BIOL 1401, PHSC 1401, GEOL 1401

Religion
9
9
  RELI 1301, 1302, and three additional credit hours depending on credit hours transferred at time of initial enrollment.
Social Sciences (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
3
3
  POLS 2301
Total General Studies Hours
46-57
45-48
Core Subjects Early Childhood - Grade 6 Certification
PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY
15
 

ECHE 4360  Foundations for Early Childhood         Development

   
  EDUC 1017 Introduction to Teacher Certification    
  EDUC 3313 Foundations of Teaching    
  EDUC 3320 Instructional Assessment    
  EDUC 4010 Elementary Core Subjects EC-6 Seminar    
  EDUC 4021  Elementary Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities Seminar    
  EDUC 4608  Clinical Teaching    

INTERDISCIPLINARY ACADEMIC MAJOR

59
51
  EDUC 3302  Development of Infants, Children, and Adolescents (S-L)    
  EDUC 4312 Teaching Special Populations    
  EDUC 4313  Discipline and Classroom Management (S-L)    
  EDUC 4314  Best Practices in Teaching (S-L)    
  EDUC 4334 Pedagogy of Fine Arts and Movement    
  GEOL 1401  Meteorology and Space Science    
       
  HIST 2301  World Civilization I    
  or    
  HIST 2302  World Civilization II    
       
  HIST 4309  Texas History    
  MATH 3303  Math Content I    
  MATH 3304  Math Content II    
  PHSC 1401  Physical Science    
  PEDAGOGY
EDUC 4318  Pedagogy of Math
  GSCI 4320  Pedagogy of Science    
  READ 4333  Clinical for Diagnosing and Correcting Reading Difficulties (S-L)    
  READ 4335  Pedagogy of Reading I (Phonics)    
READ 4336  Pedagogy of Reading II (Comprehension)    
READ 4337 Pedagogy of Reading III (Literature and Visual)    
READ 4338  Pedagogy of Language Arts    
SOST 4340  Pedagogy of Social Studies    
ELECTIVES
0
0-3
 
  • In order to satisfy the "Undergraduate only" portion of an accelerated degree plan, sufficient lower-level and upper-level elective hours must be taken to complete the minimum number of Undergraduate credit hours required for each specific accelerated degree.
  • For this accelerated degree, a minimum of 114 Undergraduate credit hours is required.
  • As part of this accelerated degree plan, 6 shared Graduate hours will be counted toward a minimum of 42 upper-level Undergraduate credit hours required for all bachelor's degrees. This equates to a total of 36 Undergraduate upper-level credit hours required.
   
Total Undergraduate Hours
120-128
114
Shared Undergraduate/Graduate Courses
6
  EDUC 6312  Technology Integration in Curriculum    
  READ 5332  Reading: Diagnosing and Correcting Reading Difficulties    
TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE WITH SHARED HOURS REQUIRED

126-137

120

Remaining Graduate Requirements    
M.A. in Teaching Requirements  
 

A. PROFESSIONAL AREA   

9
  EDUC 6302  Research in Education (S-L)    
  EDUC 6304  Improvement of Instruction    
 

EDUC 6308  The School and the Multicultural

               American Society

   
  B. RESOURCE AREA   
21
 

EDUC 5310  Introduction to the Exceptional

               Learners

   
 

EDUC 5320  Teaching the Underachiever

   
  ESLS 5301  Second Language Acquisition    
  ESLS 5304  Methods of Teaching ESL    
 

ESLS 5306  Content Area Language Proficiency

              Skills

   
  EDUC 6306 Curriculum Design and Evaluation    
  READ 6330 Foundations in Reading    
  C. REQUIRED
0
  EDUC 6010 Defense of Degree    
 
TOTAL ADDITIONAL GRADUATE HOURS REQUIRED
30
 
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR ACCELERATED DEGREE

156-167

150

  • Students must be accepted to the Educator Preparation Program at the completion of 45 credit hours.
  • Students must file a Statement of Commitment at the completion of 80 credit hours (including current enrollment).
  • Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in all teacher certification coursework.
  • Science and Math courses must be taken prior to Field Based semesters.

 

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

 

 

 

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Certification Programs:
General Studies Requirements for Teacher Certification
Core Subjects Early Childhood through Grade 6
Grades 4 through 8 Certification
Grades 7 through 12 Certification
Early Childhood through Grade 12 Certification
Grades 8 Through 12 Computer Science Certification
Special Education Supplementary

 

Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Degree Programs:

B.A. Core Subjects Early Childhood - 6/M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language
B.A. 4-8 English Language Arts Certification/M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language
B.A./B.S. Core Subjects Early Childhood – Grade 6 Certification/M.A. Teaching
B.A./B.S. Core Subjects Early Childhood – Grade 6 Certification/M.Ed. Special Education
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology/M.Ed. Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology (EC-12 Physical Education Teacher Certification) /M.Ed. Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology (Exercise Science)/M.Ed. Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology/M.Ed. Kinesiology (EC-12 Physical Education Teacher Certification)
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology/M.S. Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology (Exercise Science) /M.S. Kinesiology

 

 

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