Music Education for Teacher Education
University study program Music Education with a focus on education prepares students in the theoretical and practical specialization of music pedagogy and provides basic knowledge for a job in education. The study combines three components of Middle school / Junior High school / Secondary school / High school / Junior High school / Senior High school teacher training: subject training, general and subject training didactics, and teacher propaedeutics (pedagogical-psychological training). The obligatory basis of the study consists of music-theoretical components of education: music theory, harmony, counterpoint, musical forms, organology, history of music, etc.
Improving musical skills is provided by vocal and instrumental preparation, intonation and auditory analysis, choral conducting. Everything is focused on the work of a lecturer, assistant teacher, educator, cultural assistant, etc. The next part is the didactics of music education, listening, and assistant practice at school. These activities prepare the graduate for the next level of study - a master's degree in music education.
The study program in the major plan respects the balance of subject, didactic and pedagogical-psychological components according to the standards of teacher training of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic. Pedagogical-psychological preparation includes subjects of pedagogy, psychology, and special pedagogy, including pedagogical-psychological practice and aims to prepare for the subsequent master's study of teaching.
A part of the study program major is a bachelor's thesis.
English Language for Teacher Education
By majoring in English with a focus on education, the students will acquire substantial expertise in the areas of linguistics (with a particular emphasis on the theory of linguistic disciplines and their practical application), literature is written in English, whereby, by studying various literary disciplines, the students will also learn how to analyze and interpret a wide range of literary texts. The practical language part of the curriculum will boost the students’ language skills so that by the time of graduation they will have reached the C1-C2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. By successfully majoring in this BA program, the students will qualify to be admitted to the magisterial follow-up program primed for secondary school teachers.