BSM: Bachelor of Science in Music
The following is a complete listing of courses required:

Biblical and Theological Core     39 hours

Biblical Cultural Studies And Exegesis – 6 Hours

  • BCS 100     Bible Lands and Lifeways     3
  • BEX 200     Hermeneutics     3

Biblical Languages – 3 Hours

  • BLA 100     Introduction to Biblical Language Tools     3

Old Testament – 8 Hours

  • BOT 150     Old Testament History     3
  • BOT 260     Old Testament Prophecy     3
  • BOT 270     Old Testament Poetry     2

New Testament – 11 Hours

  • BNT 150     Acts of Apostles     3
  • BNT 220     Introduction to the Gospels     3
  • BNT 230     Introduction to Paul and New Testament Letters     3
  • BNT 380     New Testament Seminar     2

Theology – 8 Hours

  • TTH 210–211     Basic Bible Doctrines 1 & 2     6
  • TTH 372     Theology of Worship     2

Professional – 3 Hours

  • PMN 145     Introduction to Evangelism    3

General Education Core     35 hours

English – 9 Hours

  • GEN 110–111         College English 1 & 2     6
  • GEN 220         Survey of Multicultural Literature     3

Communication – 3 Hours

  • GSP 110     Public Speaking     3
  • Behavioral/Social Sciences – 5 Hours
  • GPS 110     Introductory Psychology     3
  • GSO 110     Introductory Sociology     2

Natural Sciences – 3 Hours

  • GSC 200s     Science Elective     3

History – 7 Hours

  • GHI 220     History of Christianity in the Western World     4
  • GHI 230     History of the Restoration Movement     3

Philosophy – 5 Hours

  • TAP 210     Philosophy of Religion     3
  • TET 110     Modern Ethical Problems     2

Professional – 3 Hours

  • PCE 310     Leadership     3

Professional Core     58 hours

Professional Courses In Music – 36 Hours

  • PMW 041w    Worship Studio Practicum (2-4 semesters required)#     0
  • PMW 111    Beginning Aural Skills     1
  • PMW 112, 210, 212, 310    Music Theory 1, 2, 3, 4     12
  • PMW 113, 211, 213, 311    Musicianship 1, 2, 3, 4     4
  • PMW 170    Introduction to Musical Styles     2
  • PMW 180    Worship Leadership     2
  • PMW 275    Conducting     2
  • PMW 349 or 395    Supervised Field Experience/Internship     0*
  • PMW 374    Survey of World Music     2
  • PMW 381    Music Ministry in the Church     3
  • PMW ___    Electives in Music and Worship     8
* PMW 349 requirement can be fulfilled by 2 semesters of Christian Service Hours (2 semesters, 0 credits), OR by PMW 395 Internship (14 weeks of full-time, 2 credits), OR by PMW 395 Internship (7 months of full-time, 9 credits, 2 selected from electives in M&W, 7 in consultation with advisor)

Voice  Track Requirements – 22 Hours

  • PMW 140v    Class Voice (major)     1
  • PMW 142-342v    Applied Major (5 semesters)*     5
  • PMW 441-442v    Applied Major (2 semesters: 30-min recital)     2
  • PMW 041v    Voice Studio (8 semesters)     0
  • PMW 131-232    Applied Minor (4 semesters)+     4
  • PMW 101,203    Music Ensembles (6 semesters)     6
  • PMW ___    Non-credit Ensembles (2-4 semesters)#     0
  • PMW ___    Electives in Music and Worship     4

Piano Track Requirements – 22 Hours

  • PMW 141-342p    Applied Major (6 semesters)*     6
  • PMW 441-442p    Applied Major (2 semesters: 30-min recital)     2
  • PMW 041p    Piano Studio (8 semesters)     0
  • PMW 131-232    Applied Minor (2 semesters)     2
  • PMW 160v    Voice Methods     1
  • PMW 387    Practical Keyboard Skills     1
  • PMW ___     Music Ensembles (6 semesters)     6
  • PMW ___    Non-credit Ensembles (2-4 semesters)#     0
  • PMW ___    Electives in Music and Worship     4

Instrumental Track Requirements – 22 Hours

  • PMW 141-342_    Applied Major (6 semesters)*     6
  • PMW 441-442_    Applied Major (2 semesters: 30-min recital)     2
  • PMW 041_    Instrumental Studio (8 semesters)     0
  • PMW 131-232    Applied Minor (3 semesters)+     3
  • PMW 160v    Voice Methods     1
  • PMW ___    Music Ensemble (6 semesters)     6
  • PMW ___    Non-credit Ensembles (2-4 semesters)#     0
  • PMW ___    Electives in Music and Worship     4

Composition Track Requirements – 22 Hours

  • PMW 141-242c    Applied Major (4 semesters: 3 public performances)     4*
  • PMW 341-342c    Applied Major (2 semesters: 30-min recital)     2
  • PMW 041c    Composition Studio (6 semesters)     0
  • PMW 131-232    Applied Minor (3 semesters)+     3
  • PMW 160v    Voice Methods     1
  • PMW 215    Introduction to Computer Music     1
  • PMW 216    Computer Notation     1
  • PMW 312     Form & Analysis     2
  • PMW 315    Orchestration     2
  • PMW 316    Writing and Arranging for Worship     2
  • PMW 101, 203 or 204     Music Ensembles (4 semesters)     4
  • PMW ___    Non-credit Ensembles (2-4 semesters)#     0
*Progression to 300-level applied lessons requires Advanced Level Approval by a panel of Music & Worship Faculty at the end of the third semester of applied music study.
+Students may take applied lessons as a minor in any musical discipline, as long as they have demonstrated keyboard competency first.
# A total of 6 semesters of non-credit ensembles or worship studio practicum is required, in any combination, with a minimum of two of each. Up to two semesters of Supervised Field Experience may be used in place of non-credit ensembles.