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

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B.M.E.
I. GENERAL STUDIES REQUIREMENTS
Computer Science
3
  COSC 1301
Developing A Christian Mind
3
  DCM 2301

English

9
  ENGL 1301, 1302, and 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 (College Algebra) 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
 

Lab Science 1000 or 2000 level only.

Religion
9
  RELI 1301, RELI 1302, and RELI/MUSI 4342.
Social Science
3
  POLS 2301 American National Government required for all students.
Total General Studies
52-55
II.  PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY
 

EDUC 3302   Development of Infants, Children, and Adolescents

EDUC 3312  Educational Foundations

EDUC 4021  EC-12 Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities Seminar

EDUC 4312  Teaching Special Populations (S-L)

EDUC 4313  Discipline and Classroom Management (S-L)

EDUC 4314 Best Practices in Teaching

EDUC 4608  Student Teaching

TECH 4320  Instructional Technology

READ 4331 Reading in the Content Area

 
Total Professional Responsibility Courses
27
III.  ACADEMIC MAJOR  
 

Music Core Requirements

MUSI 1311Music Theory I
MUSI 1312Music Theory II

MUSI 2311Music Theory III
MUSI 2312Music Theory IV

MUSI 1111Aural Skills I
MUSI 1112Aural Skills II

MUSI 2111Aural Skills III
MUSI 2112Aural Skills IV

MUSI 3201Analysis of Musical Structure

MUSI 4201Orchestration

MUSI 3204Music History and Literature I
MUSI 3205Music History and Literature II
MUSI 3206Music History and Literature III

MUSI 4089 Senior Recital for Music Education


Music Education

MUSI 1201Foundations of Music Education

MUSI 1206Diction I
MUSI 4211Vocal Pedagogy

MUSI 4301Instrumental Methods

MUSI 3207Basic Conducting
MUSI 3208Advanced Choral Conducting
MUSI 3311Elementary Music Methods
MUSI 3312Secondary Music Methods

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

MUSI 4204     Choral Arranging

 
 
Total Academic Major Courses
47
     
APPLIED MUSIC CONCENTRATION
10
  6 semester hours must be upper level. Voice concentrations must complete AP Level IV. Piano concentrations must complete Piano Levels V-VIII.  
APPLIED SECONDARY
4
  Piano proficiency level IV must be passed prior to the student-teaching semester. One credit hour of applied secondary credit is given for successful completion of Class Piano I or II (MUSI 1117 or MUSI 1118). Students who choose piano as the applied concentration must have voice as the secondary area of applied study.
MUSIC ENSEMBLES
7
  All music majors must enroll in a major ensemble appropriate to their applied concentration every semester until graduation, except for the student teaching semester. Ensemble experience will include seven semesters in the Grand Chorus .
 
Total Applied Music/Ensembles
21

PERFORMANCE LAB

7 semesters (noncredit-hour requirement)

        MUSI 1000/1001 (S-L)

Total Music
68
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED
138-141

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 Education section of this catalog for additional information.

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University

DBU requires a minimum cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0 (comprised of transfer and DBU hours). 

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

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College of Fine Arts Majors:

ART:

BA/BS Art
   
COMMUNICATION:
BA/BS Communication: Broadcast/Digital Media 
BA/BS Communication: Communication Theory
BA/BS Communication: Graphic Design
   
MUSIC:
BA/BS Music

BM Church Music

BM Vocal Performance
BM Piano Performance
BM Theory/Composition
BME EC-12 Choral Music with Teacher Certification
   
MUSIC BUSINESS:
BA/BS Music Business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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