AA: Associate of Arts in Music & Worship

Cincinnati Christian University offers associate degrees in Bible, Music and Worship, Christian Education, Professional Child Care and Development, Deaf Studies, Psychology, Communication Arts, and Christian Vocations. The Associate of Arts Degree offers the student a vocational emphasis in Music and Worship with an opportunity to develop some of the basic skills that are necessary for leading music in the church.

Biblical and Theological Core 23 hours

Biblical Cultural Settings and Exegesis 9 hours

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

New Testament 6 hours

  • BNT 150 Acts of Apostles     3
  • BNT 220 Introduction to the Gospels     3

Theology 5 hours

  • TTH 210 Basic Bible Doctrines 1     3
  • TTH ___ Theology Elective     2

Professional 3 hours

  • PMN 145 Introduction to Evangelism     3

General Education Core 23 hours

English 6 hours

  • GEN 110–111 College English 1 & 2     6

Communication 3 hours

  • GSP 110 Public Speaking     3

Behavioral/Social Sciences 5 hours

  • GPS 110 Introductory Psychology     3
  • GSO 110 or TET 110 Sociology/Ethics     2

Natural Sciences 3 hours

  • GSC 200s Science Elective     3

History 3 hours

  • GHI 230 History of Restoration Movement     3

Philosophy 3 hours

  • TAP 210 Philosophy of Religion     3

Professional Core: Music and Worship 25 hours

  • PMW 111 Beginning Aural Skills     1
  • PMW 113 Musicianship 1     1
  • PMW ___ Music Theory Electives     6 (select from 112, 115, 210, 211, 311, 316)
  • PMW 180 Worship Leadership     2
  • PMW 275 Conducting     2
  • PMW ___ Music History Elective     2 (select from PMW 170, 380)
  • PMW 381 Music Ministry in the Church     3
  • PMW 041w Woship Studio Practicum (2 semesters)     0

Major Track Area 8 hours

  • PMW __ Applied Major (4 semesters)     4
  • PMW __ Applied Major Studio (4 semesters)     0
  • PMW __ Music Ensembles (4 semesters)     4

Total Degree Hours — 71