The Bachelor of Arts degree in Music with a concentration in church music is offered for the purpose of training qualified students whose career goals include church music, teaching, and performance. A broad and thorough foundation is provided in music theory, music history, and literature. Church music directorship, leadership, and ministry are stressed through a sequence of several appropriate courses. Artistic competence and skills are stressed in the applied areas of voice, keyboard, and other instrument of choice, commensurate with student interest and ability.
BACHELOR OF ARTS
LIBERAL ARTS CORE
EN 101, 102 (Freshman Composition) 6 hrs.
CM 130 (Intro to Communication) 3 hrs.
EN 200 (Intro to Literature) 3 hrs.
Foreign Language I (French, Spanish) 3 hrs.
Social and Behavioral Science
History 3 hrs.
Political Science 3 hrs.
Natural Sciences/Mathematical Reasoning
Science (Lab course) 4 hrs.
Mathematics 3 hrs.
BI 111 (Biblical Literature & History) 3 hrs.
BI 112 (Interpreting Biblical Literature) 3 hrs.
BI 300 (Gospel of John) 3 hrs.
TH 237 (Christian Ethics) 3 hrs.
PE 105 (Total Fitness) 1 hr.
FS 101 (Freshman Seminar) 2 hrs.
SS 400 (Senior Seminar) 1 hr.
Total 44 hrs.
MAJOR LOWER AND UPPER LEVEL COURSES
Foreign Language II (French, Spanish) 3 hrs.
Music Core Courses
MU 140, 141(Music Theory I & II) 6 hrs.
MU 142, 143 (Sight Sing/Ear Train) 2 hrs.
MU 220 (Music History I) 3 hrs.
MU 240, 241 (Music Theory III & IV) 6 hrs.
MU 242, 243 (Sight Sing/Ear Train) 2 hrs.
MU 256, 296 (Instrumental Techniques) 4 hrs.
MU 300 (World Music) 2 hrs.
MU 301 (Hymnology) 2 hrs.
MU 305 (Church Music History) 3 hrs.
MU 310(Methods/Materials I) 3 hrs.
MU 310 (Practicum I) NC
P MU 350(Orchestration and Arranging) 2 hrs.
MU 400 (Conducting) 3 hrs.
MU 400P (Conducting Practicum) NC
MU 410 (Methods/Materials II) 3 hrs.
MU 410P (Practicum II) NC
MU 450 (Administration) 3 hrs.
MU 490 (Church Music Internship) 9 hrs.
Piano 10 hrs.
Guitar 1 hr.
Voice* 4 hrs.
MU 099 (Music Seminar) NC
Ensemble (Instrumental/Practicum) 1 hrs.
Ensemble (Chorale) 6 hrs.
MU 495 (Senior Recital/Project/Production) 1 hr.
Total 123 hrs.
*Voice requirement may be altered to suit student needs/interests.