BS in Music, Music & Worship, Instrumental Track – Description, Outcomes, Course List

Bachelor of Science in Music, Music & Worship, Instrumental Track

Our graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Music are strong performers in their areas of specialization, and are capable general musicians with a good understanding of music and worship. They are experienced 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 be an integral member of a ministry team in serving the church and shaping the world. 120 credit hours.

Expected Outcomes

Music:

  • Develop musical skill in one area of performance specialization. WM1.1c

  • Integrate a foundation of musical skills. WM1.2b

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

Service:

  • 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

Synthesis:

  • 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

Leadership:

  • 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 (BSOT 100, 3hrs)

Jesus & The Church (BSNT 100, 3hrs)

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation (BSEG 100, 3hrs)

Modern Ethical Problems (TXXX 100, 2hrs)

Basic Bible Doctrines (TXXX 100, 4hrs)

Philosophy of Religion (TXXX 100, 3hrs)

Introduction to Evangelism (PXXX 100, 3hrs)

Seminar on the Bible & Culture (BSEG 480, 3hrs)

Theology of Worship (TXXX, 3 hrs)

Psalms Hymns & Spiritual Songs (MUWM 210, 3 hrs)

Arts & Sciences Core (39 hrs)

College English 1 (ENGL 110, 3 hrs)

College English 2 (ENGL 111, 3 hrs)

Music History & Literature 1 (MUHI 310, 3 hrs)

History of Christianity (HIST 220, 3 hrs)

History of the Restoration Movement (HIST 230, 3 hrs)

Public Speaking (SPCH 110, 3 hrs)

Mathematics Elective (3 hrs of MATH 100s or 200s)

Natural Science Electives (3 hrs of NSCI 200s)

Technology Arts Electives (3 hrs of MUTC 200s)*

Introductory Psychology (PSYC 110, 3hrs)

Music Ministry in the Church (MUWM 310, 3 hrs)

Worship and the Arts (MUWM 220, 3 hrs)

Music in World Cultures (MUHI 110, 3 hrs)

*For piano majors, Practical Keyboard Skills (MUTC 310, 1 hr) required as one semester of technology arts..

Professional Studies in Music & Worship (51 hrs)

Music Theory 1 (MUTH 110, 3 hrs)

Musicianship 1 (MUTH 111, 1 hr)

Music Theory 2 (MUTH 210, 3 hrs)

Musicianship 2 (MUTH 211, 1 hr)

Music Theory 3 (MUTH 212, 3 hrs)

Musicianship 3 (MUTH 213, 1 hr)

Integration Seminar (MUTH 490, 2 hrs)

Music History & Literature 2 (MUHI 311, 2 hrs)

Conducting (MUHI 250, 2 hrs)

Advanced Conducting (MUHI 350, 2 hrs)

Worship Studio Practicum (MUWM 100, 0 hrs, 2 semesters)

Worship Leadership (MUWM 110, 2 hrs)

Supervised Field Experience (MUEX 300, 0 hrs, 2 semesters)

Performing Ensembles (MUEN 220, 1 hrs, 6 semesters)

Non-Credit Ensembles (MUEN 100_, 0 hrs, 2 semesters)

Vocal Techniques  (MUAP 110v, 1 hr)

Applied Instrumental Major (MUAP ____, 1 hr, 8 semesters)

Instrumental Studio (MUAP 100_, 0 hrs, 8 semesters)

Advanced Level Approval (MUAP 300, 0 hrs)

Instrumental Half Recital (MUAP 390_, 0 hrs)

Applied Minor (MUAP ___, 1 hr, 4 semesters)*

Music & Worship Electives (10 hrs of MU__)

*An applied minor can be taken in any applied area, as long as piano competency (MUAP 300p) has been passed.