Music Major : Worship Arts

 The Music Major (B.S.) with a Worship Arts Concentration is designed to prepare students for careers in the area of church music ministries. The courses within the concentration focus especially on new and current trends and methodologies in contemporary Christian praise and worship leadership. Skills are developed through contemporary instrumental methods courses and participation in contemporary music ensembles.

GENERAL EDUCATION – 66 hours

BIBLE & THEOLOGY – 30 hours

BIB 213 Hermeneutics
BSF 103 Foundations of Spiritual Formation
NTE 103 Introduction to the New Testament
NTE ___ New Testament Elective
OTE 103 Introduction to the Old Testament
OTE ___ Old Testament Elective
SYT 303 Introduction to Theology
3 hours Theology Elective from SYT or THE
6 hours of Bible/Theology Electives from any BIB, BMI, GRK 333, 343, HEB 223, 333, 343, NTE, OTE, SYT, THE, or approved integrative courses

SOCIAL SCIENCES – 12 hours

PSY 113 General Psychology
3 hours 100-, 200- or 300-level History Elective
6 hours Social Science Electives from ANT 203, CSG 113, ECO 213, 223, GHY 213, POL 213, or SOC

COMPUTER, SCIENCE, & MATHEMATICS – 9 hours

CSC 173 Introduction to Music Technology
SCI 113 Scientific Literacy or other science elective
3 hours Mathematics Elective from MAT 113, 133, 253

MAJOR – 39 hours

MUSICIANSHIP – 29 hours

CON 311 Choral Conducting I
CON 321 Choral Conducting II
CON 331 Instrumental Conducting
MPD 432 Pedagogy of Music
MRA 110 Recital Attendance (6 required semesters)
MUH 213 Music History & Literature I
MUH 223 Music History & Literature II
MUS 110 Music Seminar
MUT 111 Aural Skills I
MUT 113 Music Theory I
MUT 121 Aural Skills II
MUT 123 Music Theory II
MUT 231 Aural Skills III
MUT 233 Music Theory III
MUT 241 Aural Skills IV
MUT 243 Music Theory IV

PERFORMANCE – 10 hours

ENS 150 Handbell Choir (1 required semester)
ENS 190 Multicultural Ensemble (1 required semester)
MPN 111 Class Piano I
MPN 121 Class Piano II
MPN 231 Class Piano III
MPN 241 Class Piano IV
REC 110 Recital Performance (6 required semesters)
REC 120 Freshman Platform
REC 240 Sophomore Platform
Applied Principal (6 hours)
Required ensemble (6 semesters)
Ensemble electives (3 semesters)

WORSHIP ARTS – 21 hours

CMP 322 Contemporary Song Writing
CMU 342 Music and Worship
CMU 472 Blended Worship Repertoire
CMU 452 Organizing and Leading Music in the Contemporary Church
CMU 492 Worship Arts Internship
ENS 221 Worship Arts Team (6 semesters)
MUS 412 Stage and Sound Techniques
MUS 311 Instruments of Praise I (guitars)
MUS 321 Instruments of Praise II (keyboard/voice)
MUS 331 Instruments of Praise III (traps & aux percussion)

TOTAL = 126