Early Childhood Through Grade 12 Certification

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Students planning to acquire EC-12 certification may do so by securing a major in either music or kinesiology. To be eligible for Texas certification, students will also follow the certification program designed to provide certification for Early Childhood through Grade 12 under the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) standards. Students follow a course of study which includes the following components: (1) General Studies, (2) Professional Responsibility courses, which include student teaching, (3) an academic major in either music or kinesiology, and (4) sufficient electives to complete the bachelor's degree, if applicable.

Students must be admitted to the Educator Preparation Program according to the policies set by the College of Education.

EC-12 MUSIC EDUCATION (CHORAL)

I. General Studies Requirements (43-46 semester hours)
   
II.

Professional Responsibility (27 semester hours):
EDUC 33023312, 4021, 4312, 4313 (S-L), 4314, 4608, READ 4331, and TECH 4320


 

III.

 

Academic Major (either Music Teacher Certification or Physical Education)
    Music Education Core -- (47 semester hours):
     

MUSI 1111, 1112, 1201, 1206, 1311, 1312, 2111, 2112, 2311, 2312, 3201, 3204, 3205, 3206, 3207, 3208, 3311, 3312,4010

(S-L), 4089, 4201, 4204, 4211, and 4301

    Applied Concentration -- (10 semester hours):
      6 upper-level and 4 lower-level.
    Applied Secondary -- (4 semester hours)  MUSI 1120-2123
    Music Ensembles -- (7 semester hours):
      MUSI 1115, 1116, 2115, 2116, 3115, 3116, and 4115
    Performance Lab -- (7 semesters, noncredit-hour requirement):
      MUSI 1000/1001 (S-L)
    Note: 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.
   Total Credit Hours Required EC-12 Music Education (Choral)  138-141 
 

EC-12 PHYSICAL EDUCATION

I.

 

General Studies Requirements:

B.A. (55-70 semester hours)

B.S. (54-61 semester hours)

 
II.

Professional Responsibility (30 semester hours):
ECHE 4360,
EDUC 3302 (S-L)3312, 4021, 4312, 4313 (S-L), 4314 (S-L), 4608 (S-L), READ 4331, and TECH 4320

 
 

III.

Academic Major
    Content:
    B.A. BIOL 2405
    B.A./B.S.: 
    KNES 2301, 2305, 2309 (S-L),3303, 3305, 3326, 3345, 4010, 4301, 4302, and 4303 plus 3 activity courses (KNES 1102-1122) in additional to the general studies requirements.
 

             Electives Sufficient to complete 126-credit-hour minimum for bachelor's degree, including 42 upper-level semester

             hours.

Total Credit Hours Required EC-12 Physical Education    126-136

Total Credit Hours Required:

                 EC-12 MUSIC EDUCATION (CHORAL)               138-141

                 EC-12 PHYSICAL EDUCATION                            126-136

 
NOTE: Degree plan subject to adjustment as state policy changes.
 
* Indicates Signature Course requiring download of Signature Assessments in TaskStream.
 

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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