Degrees in Music & Worship (Minor and BSMW)

Minor in Music & Worship (18 hours)

The minor in music & worship is designed to provide general training in many aspects of music & worship. It is a credential that can be added to any degree, and gives the student a well-rounded basic education in music and worship arts.

Practical Theory 1 3hrs - Music & Worship electives 3hrs - Worship Leadership 3hrs - Music Team Leadership 3hrs - Voice Methods 1 1hr - Keyboard Methods OR Guitar Methods 1hr - Worship Ensemble (2 semesters) 2hrs - Performance Ensembles (2 semesters) 2hrs

Bachelor of Science in Music & Worship (BSMW)

Students who complete the Music & Worship program are spiritually-formed and capable at planning, producing and leading corporate worship with confidence and skill. A graduate has vocal skills, as well as training in keyboard, guitar and technology, to work with a broad range of instruments and styles from various historical and global worship traditions. Competent in digital technology and ready to be a leader in collaboration with other worship artists, graduates are likewise experienced in and have a solid biblical foundation for ministry.

Arts & Sciences (39 hours)

College English 1 3hrs -- College English 2 3hrs -- Survey of Multicultural Literature 3hrs -- History of Christianity 3hrs -- History of Restoration Movement 3hrs -- Mathematics Elective 3hrs -- Intro to Technology in Worship Arts 3hrs -- Natural Science elective 3hrs -- Intro Psychology 3hrs -- Behavioral Science elective 3hrs -- Public Speaking 3hrs -- Music in World Cultures 3hrs -- Humanities elective 3hrs

Biblical & Theological Studies (30 hours)

Origins of the People of God 1: Emergence of Israel 3hrs -- Origins of the People of God 2: Jesus & the Church 3hrs -- Christian Belief & Practice 1 3hrs -- Biblical or Theological Studies elective 3hrs -- OT Teachings & Perspectives electives 3hrs -- OT Teachings & Perspectives electives 3hrs -- Jesus & the Gospels 3hrs -- Paul & His Letters 3hrs -- Psalms Hymns & Spiritual Songs 3hrs -- Bible & Culture Seminar 3hrs

Music & Worship Major (39 hours) __

Introduction to Ministry 1: Calling & Formation 3hrs -- Theology of Worship 3hrs -- Practical Theory 1 3hrs -- Practical Theory 2 3hrs -- Worship Leadership 3hrs -- Music Team Leadership 3hrs -- Voice Methods 1 1hr -- Voice Methods 2 1hr -- Keyboard Methods 1hr -- Guitar Methods 1hr -- Worship Ensemble (2 semesters) 2hrs -- Performance Ensembles (4 semesters) 4hrs -- Supervised Field Experience (2 semesters) 0hrs -- Worship Event 0hrs -- Senior Project 0hrs -- Music Convocation (6 semesters) 0hrs -- Music & Worship electives 11hrs * prerequisite: Ten Essentials for Musicians

Worship Ministry Track (12 hours) Through the Teaching Church program, the Worship Ministry track provides extensive hands-on training in many practical aspects of worship ministry, including training and experience in pastoral functions (weddings, funerals, special services, crisis situations, etc.). Introduction to Ministry 2: Practices of Ministry 3hrs -- Organizational Leadership 3hrs -- Case Studies & Problem Solving 3hrs -- Advanced Spiritual Development 3hrs

Musical Artist Track (12 hours)

The Musical Artist track is designed to train a person in advanced musical arts, whether performance or technology. Students may choose one or more areas of specialization, including music creation, vocal, guitar, piano, music technology, or instrumental music. Practical Theory 3 3hrs -- Music Pedagogy 3hrs -- Applied Music (6 semesters) 6hrs

Multidisciplinary Track (12 hours) Multidisciplinary track students pursue specialized training in combinations music & worship, ministry or technology.Each will receive some customized specialization in music & worship arts. Music & Worship, or Ministry electives 12hrs