Academic Catalog 2013-2014 
    
    Apr 07, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Education, All-Level Choral Music Education (EC-12), B.M.


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Developing performance and leadership skills in mixed chorus, opera, musical theatre, and chamber vocal groups; applied voice; conducting; music theory and history; and vocal music education. Students must pass the following exams prior to student teaching: the music content area practice test with a passing score of 80, the TEA certified TExES Music Content Exam, and the Piano Proficiency Exam (MUSI 0002 ). Additional requirements are monitored through the School of Education (see Don Williams School of Education  for current requirements). Student teaching applications must be submitted to the TEC committee for final approval. Students must pass the state content area music test prior to student teaching. 61 semester hours.

The Bachelor of Music in Music Education


The Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree is a specialized professional degree designed to prepare students for teaching in public school music programs. In addition to a general studies program leading to teacher certification, students have the opportunity to specialize in:

The University General Education Core


Fine Art course


Three hours from:

Total: 43 Hours


Notations:


  1. COMS requirement may differ by degree. Students pursuing teacher education should take COMS 2302 .
  2. ENGL 1301  and ENGL 1302  should be taken within first year of enrollment.
  3. Education majors should take EDUC 2307 .
  4. The B.M. degree specifies ART 1301  or studio course or THEA 1303 .
  5. HIST 2301  and HIST 2302  are required for teacher certification.
  6. *Wayland Baptist University will not accept RLGN 1301 Old Testament History  or RLGN 1302 New Testament History , or their equivalents, from any institution except other Baptist institutions to meet the core requirement in any Wayland degree. If a student has taken RLGN 1301 Old Testament History  and/or RLGN 1302 New Testament History , or their equivalents, at any institution except other Baptist institutions, then the student has two options to meet the core requirement: (1) take RLGN 1301  and/or RLGN 1302  at Wayland or (2) take RLGN 4306 , RLGN 4316 , RLGN 4317 , or RLGN 4318  in lieu of RLGN 1301 ; and/or take RLGN 4306 , RLGN 4320 , RLGN 4322 , or RLGN 4324  in lieu of RLGN 1302 . RLGN 4306  may be an option for either RLGN 1301  or RLGN 1302  as stated above, but may not count for both on the same degree plan. No other RLGN/RLED courses may substitute for either RLGN 1301  or RLGN 1302 . The Dean of the School of Religion & Philosophy must approve any exception to this policy. RLGN 1301 Old Testament History  or RLGN 1302 New Testament History , or their equivalents, taken at non-Baptist institutions, may be transferred as elective credit with approval of the Dean of the School of Religion and Philosophy and the Registrar.
  7. Courses marked with an * in the course description section maybe used to fulfill this requirement. Students who have served two or more years in the Armed Forces are exempt from EXSS requirements with DD-214 from basic training.

Degree Specific General Education Core Course Requirements


In addition to the University Core Curriculum, students must complete the following degree specific general education core requirements for the B.M. degree:

Total: 7 Hours


Academic Major and Minor


Because of the breadth of the program, the major and minor fields of study are combined into a single composite field offered in music education, and music performance.

Electives


As the B.M. degree requires 129 semester hours, no elective hours are required.

Major (Teaching Field)


Students pursuing all-level music certification must complete a major as well as a specialization block in music.

All-Level Choral Music Education (EC-12)


Professional Education - Music


Students pursuing all-level music certification will take a slightly different professional education sequence. Students must have taken and passed the basic skills test before taking professional education courses. Courses included in this sequence follow. Students must pass the respective state content test prior to student teaching:

Recommended Course Sequence


Bachelor of Music All-Level Choral Music Education Recommended Sequence of Courses - listed is the recommended rotation based on a B.M. degree program. For complete information on the general education and graduation requirements for the B.M. degree program, please refer to the undergraduate programs section of the catalog. 

Total: 16 Hours


Freshman Year Spring Semester:


Total: 16 Hours


Total: 16 Hours


Total: 17 Hours


Junior Year Fall Semester:


Total: 18 Hours


Total: 18 Hours


Total: 16 Hours


Total: 19 Hours


Notations:


MUSI 3302 Music Technology  must be taken in the May micro-term after the freshman or sophomore year.

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