Early Childhood-12 Certification - Music Education (Choral) (BME)
credit hours (bME)
I. General Studies Requirements
Developing A Christian Mind
ENGL 1301 - Composition and Rhetoric I
ENGL 1302 - Composition and Rhetoric II
ENGL 2302 - World Literature II
Foundations for Excellence
FOUN 1101 - Foundations for Excellence
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.)
HIST 1301 - U.S. History to 1865
HIST 1302 - U.S. History Since 1865
KNES 1101 - Fitness for Living
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.
MATH 1303 - College Algebra
MATH 1405 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
RELI 1301 - Old Testament Survey
RELI 1302 - New Testament Survey
RELI 4342 - Ethnomusicology in Cross-Cultural Service
TOTAL GENERAL STUDIES HOURS
II. Professional Responsibility
EDUC 1017 - Introduction to Teacher Certification*
EDUC 3302 - Development of Infants, Children, and Adolescents* (S-L)
EDUC 4021 - EC-12 Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities Seminar
EDUC 4312 - Teaching Special Populations* (S-L)
EDUC 4313 - Discipline and Classroom Management in Culturally Diverse Settings* (S-L)
EDUC 4320 - Instructional Technology*
EDUC 4608 - Clinical Teaching*
READ 4331 - Reading in the Content Area*
III. Academic Major Requirements
Music Education Core (47 hours)
MUSI 1011 - Written MPE (Music Proficiency Exam) Level II
MUSI 1012 - Dictation MPE (Music Proficiency Exam) Level II
MUSI 1013 - Sight-singing MPE (Music Proficiency Exam) Level II
MUSI 1111 - Aural Skills I
MUSI 1112 - Aural Skills II
MUSI 1201 - Foundations and Principles of Music Education*
MUSI 1206 - Diction I
MUSI 1311 - Music Theory I
MUSI 1312 - Music Theory II
MUSI 2011 - Written MPE (Music Proficiency Exam) Level IV*
MUSI 2012 - Dictation MPE (Music Proficiency Exam) Level IV*
MUSI 2013 - Sight-singing MPE (Music Proficiency Exam) Level IV*
MUSI 2111 - Aural Skills III
MUSI 2112 - Aural Skills IV
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 - Elementary Music Methods*
MUSI 3312 - Secondary Music Methods*
MUSI 4010 - Music All-Level Seminar (S-L)
MUSI 4089 - Senior Recital for Music Education
MUSI 4201 - Orchestration
MUSI 4204 - Choral Arranging
MUSI 4211 - Vocal Pedagogy
MUSI 4301 - Instrumental Methods
* (Music Proficiency Exam Level IV courses are requisites for all upper-level Music courses, including recital courses).
Lower or Upper-Level Electives
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED
A 120-credit-hour minimum for a bachelor's degree is required, including 42 upper-level credit hours.
*Indicates Signature Course requiring download of Signature Assessments in TaskStream Reminder.
Students seeking a BME, 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.
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.
A minimum grade of C- is required for all music courses within a music major field of study.
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.
Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.
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