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Course Requirements for a Bachelor of Music Education Degree in EC-12 Music Education (Choral) Certification

I. General Studies Requirements B.M.E.
Developing A Christian Mind 3
DCM 2301
English 9
ENGL 1301, 1302, and 2301 or 2302
Fine Arts 3
MUSI 2305
Foundations for Excellence 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 toward these 15 credit hours.)
History 6
HIST 1301 and 1302
Kinesiology 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
MATH 1303 or 1405 [Math Advising Tool (eMAT) required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite.]
Natural Science 4
Lab Science 1000 or 2000 level only.
Religion 9
RELI 1301, 1302, and 4342
Social Science 3
POLS 2301
Total General Studies Requirements 40-43
II.  Professional Responsibility
EDUC 1017 Introduction to Teacher Cerficiation* 0
EDUC 3302 Development of Infants, Children, and Adolescents (S-L) 3
EDUC 4021 EC-12 Pedagogy & 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 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 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
Applied Concentration 10
Six upper-level and four lower-level in Voice (MUSI 1210-4210) or Piano (MUSI 1220-4220)
Applied Secondary 4
Four credit hours in Voice (MUSI 1110-2110) or Piano (MUSI 1120-2120)
Music Ensembles 7
   MUSI 1135, 1136, 2135, 2136, 3135, 3136, 4135 Grand Chorus
Performance Lab 0
   Seven semesters, noncredit-hour requirement:
    MUSI 1000 (S-L)/1001 Seminar/Performance Lab
Total Academic Major Requirements 68
*Indicates Signature Course requiring download of Signature Assessments in TaskStream Reminder.

Students seeking a B.M.E., Bachelor of Music Education, degree with EC-12 Music Education Teacher Certification (Choral), may refer to the College of Fine Arts for additional information.
NOTE: Degree plan subject to adjustment as state policy changes.
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.

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