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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
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
40-43
II.  PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY
  EDUC 3302   Development of Infants, Children, and Adolescents  
  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 4320  Instructional Technology  
  EDUC 4608 Clinical Teaching  
  READ 4331 Reading in the Content Area  
 
Total Professional Responsibility Courses
21
III.  ACADEMIC MAJOR  
  Music Core Requirements  
  MUSI 1311 Music Theory I  
  MUSI 1312 Music Theory II  
  MUSI 2311 Music Theory III  
  MUSI 2312 Music Theory IV  
  MUSI 1111 Aural Skills I  
  MUSI 1112 Aural Skills II  
  MUSI 2111 Aural Skills III  
  MUSI 2112 Aural Skills IV  
  MUSI 3201 Analysis of Musical Structure  
  MUSI 4201 Orchestration  
  MUSI 3204 Music History and Literature I  
  MUSI 3205 Music History and Literature II  
  MUSI 3206 Music History and Literature III  
  MUSI 4089 Senior Recital for Music Education  
       
  Music Education  
  MUSI 1201 Foundations of Music Education  
  MUSI 1206 Diction I  
  MUSI 4211 Vocal Pedagogy  
  MUSI 4301 Instrumental Methods  
  MUSI 3207 Basic Conducting  
  MUSI 3208 Advanced Choral Conducting  
  MUSI 3311 Elementary Music Methods  
  MUSI 3312 Secondary Music Methods  
  MUSI 4010 Teacher 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
132

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
BME EC-12 Choral Music with Teacher Certification
   
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