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Your Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education will prepare you for a career as a teacher for either Choral or Instrumental music in grades K-12. Many who graduate with this degree find rewarding careers sharing their enjoyment of music with students in public schools all over the country. Many others share their faith and their enjoyment of music in Christian schools in the United States and overseas. Imagine using your musical skills each day to inspire your students to explore their potential!

At TFC there are many opportunities to student teach in music locally and overseas.  After graduation, you can look forward to seeking music teaching employment anywhere in the United States or overseas in various types of public and private schools.

One of our greatest resources is a highly qualified and dedicated faculty. They draw on their spiritual roots, professional experience and expertise to nurture your talent. We will prepare you to teach choral and instrumental groups, while learning to instruct, manage and inspire music students in elementary school and beyond. You’ll also learn how to play and teach instruments you’ have never even touched prior to your time at TFC.

The Professional Standards Commission of the State of Georgia fully approves the program, and graduates may be certified to teach upon graduation.

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This page is for informational purposes only and is not intended for official academic purposes. Please refer to the official college catalog for detailed information regarding all courses of study.


The Professional Teaching Objectives for these majors include
the following:

  1. The candidate understands concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the discipline(s) he/she teaches (IDEA 1)
  2. The candidate understands how learners grow and develop; recognizes patterns of learning and development, and identifies individual differences (IDEA 2)
  3. The candidate uses the understanding of all learners to design and implement differentiated learning experiences and create inclusive environments that enable learners to meet high standards (IDEA 4)
  4. The candidate plans instruction using a variety of instructional strategies and resources including technology to support rigorous learning goals, to develop deep understanding of content areas, and to build skills to apply knowledge in meaningful ways (IDEA 4)
  5. The candidate understands how to connect concepts to engage learners in critical thinking, creativity, and collaborative problem solving related to authentic issues (IDEA 3)
  6. The candidate understands and uses multiple methods of assessment to engage learners in their own growth, to monitor learner progress, and to guide the teacher’s and learner’s decision making (IDEA 4)
  7. The candidate works to create safe, orderly, and well managed environments that support collaborative learning, active engagement in learning and self-motivation (IDEA 4)
  8. The candidate seeks appropriate leadership roles and opportunities to take responsibility for student learning, to collaborate with others to ensure learner growth, and to advance the profession (IDEA 5)
  9. The candidate engages in ongoing professional learning and uses evidence to continually reflect upon, analyze, and evaluate his/her practice to adapt to and meet the needs of each learner (IDEA 12)
  10. The candidate demonstrates a clear commitment to professional and ethical standards as outlined by the GaPSC in the Code of Ethics while understanding the effects of his/her choices and actions on others (IDEA 10)

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