The general education program is complemented by specific requirements for each of the seven baccalaureate degree programs. The student must complete all requirements for the degree plan selected before graduation. The completion of the general education requirements and the degree requirements comprise a cohesive liberal arts basis, preparing students for study in professional subject disciplines.
The Bachelor of Music Education degree is restricted to students seeking teacher certification in vocal-choral or instrumental music at the K-12 level. Students must meet all requirements for certification before this degree will be conferred, including passing the following: 1) all sections of the Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA); 2) the Professional Development Folio (semester prior to student teaching); 3) Missouri Content Assessment (MoCA) 043 – Music: Instrumental & Vocal Certification; and 4) a passing composite score on their summative evaluation in the Missouri Educator Evaluation System (MEES).
§ For transfer credit to be equated to this course the transfer course must have been completed within seven (7) years prior to initial registration at Missouri Baptist University. Former MBU students who are readmitting into the University must also have completed BCIS 103, EDUC 373, or an equivalent course within seven (7) years prior to the first semester of returning registration.
*Must be taken in conjunction with EDCL 211 Teaching Field Experience I
**Must be taken in conjunction with EDCL 411 Teaching Field Experience II
1See the catalog section on Senior Permission for information on earning graduate credit for this course.