Church Music Degree Requirements
Bachelor of Music Degree in
Church Music

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B.M.
Developing A Christian Mind
   3
  DCM 2301  

English

9
  ENGL 1301, 1302 and 2301 or 2302
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, 1302, 2301, or 2302
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
3-4
  MATH 1301, 1303, 1307, or 1405

[eMAT Advising Tool required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite].


Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
3-4
  One laboratory science from Biology, Chemistry, Environemental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics
Religion
9
  RELI 1301, RELI 1302 and RELI/MUSI 4342.
Social Science
3
 

POLS 2301 American National Government required for all students. 

Speech
3
  COMA 1302
Total General Studies
39-44
Church Music Major:
Required Music Courses
59
 

MUSI 1111 Aural Skills I
MUSI 1112 Aural Skills II
MUSI 1206 Diction I
MUSI 1207 Diction II
MUSI 1311 Music Theory I
MUSI 1312 Music Theory II
MUSI 2111 Aural Skills III
MUSI 2112 Aural Skills IV
MUSI 2305 Introduction to Music Literature and Fine Arts
MUSI 2311 Music Theory III
MUSI 2312 Music Theory IV
MUSI 3201 Analysis of Musical Structure
MUSI 3204 Music History and Literature I
MUSI 3205 Music History and Literature II
MUSI 3206 Music History and Literature III
MUSI 3207 Basic Conducting
MUSI 3208 Advanced Choral Conducting
MUSI 3311 Elements of Music I
MUSI 3312 Elements of Music II
MUSI 4189 Senior Recital
MUSI 4201 Orchestration
MUSI 4203 Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint
MUSI 4214 Choral Literature and Advanced Choral Techniques

MUSI 4211 Vocal Pedagogy
or

MUSI 4215 Organ Pedagogy
or

MUSI 4217 Piano Pedagogy

MUSI 4301 Instrumental Methods
MUSI 4305 Hymnology
MUSI 4306 Church Music Administration (S-L)

Applied Concentration
14
  6 semester hours must be upper level. Voice concentrations must complete AP Level IV. Piano concentrations must complete Piano Levels V-VIII.
Applied Secondary
4-5
  4-5 semester hours in a secondary applied music field, 1 credit hour of which must be applied organ. All church music majors must pass the Piano Proficiency Exam, Level IV. One credit hour of applied secondary credit is given for successful completion of Class Piano I or II (MUSI 1117 or MUSI 1118).
Music Ensembles
8
  All music majors must enroll in a major ensemble appropriate to their applied concentration every semester until graduation. Church music majors must also be in the University Ringers for at least four semesters.
Seminar/Performance Lab
8 semesters (noncredit-hour requirement)
8 sem.
  MUSI 1000/1001 (S-L)
Total Church Music Requirements
85-86
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED
125-133

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
   
MUSIC BUSINESS:
BA/BS Music Business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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