BM in Music & Worship, Vocal Track – Description, Outcomes, Course List

Bachelor of Music in Music & Worship, Vocal Track

Our graduates of the Bachelor of Music in Music and Worship are professional-level performers in their areas of specialization, and are capable general musicians. They have had experience in music and worship ministry, and have a solid biblical foundation for ministry. Capable at planning and leading corporate worship with confidence, our graduates are aware of the need for balance and sensitivity. Each one is prepared to work as part of a ministry team to serve the church and shape the world. 129 credit hours.

Expected Outcomes


  • Demonstrate a high level of musical skill in one area of performance specialization. WM1.1a

  • Integrate a broad base of musical performing skills. WM1.2a

  • Communicate acumen of the understanding of music. WM1.3


  • Demonstrate an ability to serve that is based on a desire for ministry in music and worship. WM2.1a

  • Demonstrate a solid biblical philosophy for music and worship ministry. WM2.2a


  • Design corporate worship experiences that grow out of a clear sense of historical and current influences on worship WM3.1

  • Demonstrate the ability to lead in corporate worship with confidence and sensitivity. WM3.2


  • Apply effective pedagogical skills in musical leadership and teaching. WM4.1


  • Contribute to the overall ministry of the church as an integral member of a ministry team. WM5.1

Biblical & Theological Studies Core (30 hrs)

History & Literature of Israel (3hrs)

Jesus & The Church (3hrs)

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation (3hrs)

Modern Ethical Problems (2hrs)

Basic Bible Doctrines (4hrs)

Philosophy of Religion (3hrs)

Introduction to Evangelism (3hrs)

Seminar on the Bible & Culture (3hrs)

Theology of Worship (3 hrs)

Psalms Hymns & Spiritual Songs (3 hrs)

Arts & Sciences Core (39 hrs)

College English 1 (3 hrs)

College English 2 (3 hrs)

Music History & Literature 1 (3 hrs)

History of Christianity (3 hrs)

History of the Restoration Movement (3 hrs)

Public Speaking (3 hrs)

Mathematics Elective 100s or 200s (3 hrs)

Natural Science Electives 200s (3 hrs)

Technology Arts Electives 100s (3 hrs)

Introductory Psychology (3hrs)

Music Ministry in the Church (3 hrs)

Worship and the Arts (3 hrs)

Music in World Cultures (3 hrs)

Professional Studies in Music & Worship (60 hrs)

Music Theory 1 (3 hrs)

Musicianship 1 (1 hr)

Music Theory 2 (3 hrs)

Musicianship 2 (1 hr)

Music Theory 3 (3 hrs)

Musicianship 3 (1 hr)

Music Theory 4 (3 hrs)

Musicianship 4 (1 hr)

Integration Seminar (2 hrs)

Music History & Literature 2 (2 hrs)

Vocal Literature (1 hr)

Conducting (2 hrs)

Advanced Conducting (2 hrs)

Worship Studio Practicum (0 hrs, 2 semesters)

Worship Leadership (2 hrs)

Supervised Field Experience (0 hrs, 2 semesters)

Performing Ensembles (110, 210, 1 hrs, 8 semesters)

Non-Credit Ensembles (0 hrs, 4 semesters)

Vocal Pedagogy (2 hrs)

Advanced Vocal Techniques  (2 hrs)

Applied Voice Major (2 hrs, 7 semesters)

Advanced Level Approval (0 hrs)

Voice Studio (0 hrs, 8 semesters)

Half Recital (0 hrs)

Full Recital (0 hrs)

Applied Piano minor (1 hr, 4 semesters)

Piano Studio or Piano Proficiency Studio (100p or 101p, 0 hrs, 4 semesters)

Piano Proficiency (0 hrs)

Music & Worship Electives (3 hrs)