BA: Worship Ministry

Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies Plus a Ministries Program (Worship Ministry)

The Ministries Department focuses on preparing workers for applied vocational church work.

Biblical and Theological Core 49 hours

Biblical Cultural Studies And Exegesis - 6 hours

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

Biblical Languages – 12 hours

  • BLA 210–211 Beg/Intermediate Greek 6
  • BLA 311–314 Advanced Greek 6

    OR

    BLA 220–221 Beg/Intermediate Hebrew 6

  • BLA 321–326 Advanced Hebrew 6

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 & NT Letters 3
  • BNT 321–324 Gospel Elective 3
  • BNT 380 New Testament Seminar 2

Theology – 9 hours

  • TTH 210–211 Basic Bible Doctrines 1 & 2 6
  • TTH 300–400s Theology Elective 1
  • TTH 372 Theology of Worship 2

General Education Core 46 hours

English – 12 hours

  • GEN 110–111 College English 1 & 2 6
  • Literature/Journalism
  • *GEN 220 Survey of Multi-Cultural Lit 3
  • GEN 200–300s Lit/Journalism Elective 3

Communication – 6 hours

  • GSP 110 Public Speaking 3
  • *GSP 215 Advanced Communication 3

Behavioral/Social Sciences – 5 hours

  • GPS 110 Introductory Psychology 3
  • GSO 110 Introductory Sociology 2

Natural Sciences – 6 hours

  • GSC 200s Electives in Geology/Biology/Chemistry 6

History – 10 hours

  • GHI 115 OR 116Ancient History Elective 3
  • GHI 220 History of Christianity in Western World 4
  • GHI 230 History of Restoration Movement 3

Philosophy – 5 hours

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

Interdisciplinary Studies - 2 hours

  • PUI ___ Urban and Intercultural Elective** 2

*Urban and Intercultural Ministry Modern Language Option (BA degree only): students may substitute six semester hours of modern
language study for these courses. A second year of modern language study can be substituted for advanced biblical language courses.
** Worship Ministry students may substitute PMW 215 Introduction to MIDI and Sequencing and PMW 215 Computer Notation for these two hours.

Professional Core 45 hours

Professional Courses In Ministries - 19 hours

  • PMN 145 Introduction to Evangelism 3
  • PMN 230 Introduction to Ministry 2
  • PCE 310 Leadership 3
  • PMW 180 Worship Leadership 2
  • PMW 395 Worship Ministry Internship, Seven-Month Option 9

    OR

  • PMW 395 Worship Ministry Internship, Three-Month Option 2
  • Plus Additional Course Work
  • PMN 335 Problems of Ministry 2
  • PMN, PCE, PUI, PYM 300–400s Electives in Ministry 2
  • GPL 200–300s Electives in Philosophy 3

Professional Courses In Worship Ministry - 25 hours

  • PMW 010 Music Fundamentals (2)
  • PMW 111 BASIC 1
  • PMW 113 Musicianship 1 1
  • PMW 115 Music Theory for Worship 3
  • PMW 380 Psalms/Hymns/Spiritual Songs 2
  • PMW 275 Conducting 2
  • PMW 384 Worship and the Arts 2
  • PMW ___ Applied Worship Studies 6
  • PMW 101–203 Music Ensembles 4
  • PMW ___ Worship Studios (6 semesters) 0
  • PMW ___ Non-Credit Music Ensembles (2 semesters) 0

    Choose five hours from the following: 5

  • GPS 150 Theories of Psychotherapy (3)
  • PMW 215 Introduction to MIDI and Sequencing (1)
  • PMW 216 Computer Notation (1)
  • PMW 280 Worship Leading Practicum (1)
  • PMW 316 Writing and Arranging for Worship (2)
  • PMW 374 Survey of World Music (2)
  • PMW 387 Keyboard Skills for Worship (1)