Music Ministry Program

Associate of Arts (AA) – 2 Year Degree

Bachelor of Arts (BA) – 4 Year Degree

The student upon completion of the requirements of this program will

1. Direct and oversee Spirit-led interpretative and theologically sound music for the various ministries in church music, evangelism.

2. Articulate a biblically based music philosophy.

3. Communicate concisely and effectively about music in oral and written formats.

4. Employ concepts of pedagogical techniques for music students of various levels.

5. Demonstrate a working knowledge of harmonic principles, compositional techniques, and musicianship skills.

Bachelor of Arts

Classes in Program

128 Total Credit Hours

BIB 111 Old Testament Literature

BIB 112 New Testament Literature

BIB 142 Pentateuch

BIB 152 Acts

BIB 282 Gospels

BIB 274 Prophetic Literature

BTH 121 Doctrine and Practice of Prayer

BTH 215 Christian Beliefs

BTH 236 Doctrine of Holiness

BTH 452 Apologetics

MUS 264 Hymnology

Bible/Theology Electives (7hrs)

ENG 121 English Composition I

ENG 122 English Composition II

MAT ___ Math Elective (Choose from MAT 123, 133) 

MUS 231 Music History I

MUS 232 Music History II

LIT ___Literature Elective (Choose from LIT 232, 246, 258) 

PHL 252 Introduction to Philosophy

HIS ___History Elective (Choose from HIS 211, 212, 222, 224, 322) (6hrs) 

PSY 111 General Psychology

SCI 261 Physical Science I with Lab

SCI 263 Physical Science II

PHL 482 Faith and Contemporary Issues

SPH 262 Public Speaking

DEV 092 Applied Information Literacy

MIS 111 History of World Missions

MUS 221 Music Theory and Musicianship Skills I

MUS 222 Music Theory and Musicianship Skills II

MUS 265 Music Ministry in the Church

MUS 321 Music Theory and Musicianship Skills III

MUS 329 Elementary Music Methods

MUS 323 Principles of Conducting

MUS 324 Advanced Conducting

MUS 326 Diction or MUS 362 Service Playing

MUS 322 Music Theory and Musicianship Skills IV

MUS 331 Music History III

MUS 421 Brass and Perc. Instrumental Methods

MUS 422 String and Woodwind Inst. Methods

MUS 451 Piano Pedagogy and Literature or MUS 452 Vocal Pedagogy and Literature

MUS 490 Supervised Music Ministry Internship

MUS ___ Recital/Organization Attendance (6 Sem.)

MUS ___ Accompanying (2 Sem. for Keyboard Majors)

MUS ___ Applied Music Elective (Minor) (2hrs)

MUS ___ Applied Music Elective (Major) (4hrs)

MUS ___ Music Organization Elective (3hrs)

PTH 242 Principles of Interpersonal Evangelism

HIS 372 History of WM Church

Associate of Arts

Classes in Program

69 Total Credit Hours

BIB 111 Old Testament Literature

BIB 112 New Testament Literature

BIB 142 Pentateuch

BTH 215 Christian Beliefs

BTH 236 Doctrine of Holiness

ENG 121 English Composition I

ENG 122 English Composition II

MAT ___ Math Elective (Choose from MAT 123, 133) 

MUS 211 Introduction to Music

LIT ___Literature Elective (Choose from LIT 232, 246, 258) 

PHL 252 Introduction to Philosophy

HIS ___History Elective (Choose from HIS 211, 212, 222, 224, 322) (6hrs) 

PSY 111 General Psychology

SCI 261 Physical Science I with Lab

SCI 263 Physical Science II

SPH 262 Public Speaking

DEV 092 Applied Information Literacy

Music Ministry Foundations Concentration

MUS 221 Music Theory and Musicianship Skills I

MUS 222 Music Theory and Musicianship Skills II

MUS 231 Music History I

MUS 232 Music History II

MUS 264 Hymnology

MUS 265 Music Ministry in the Church

MUS _37, _38 Choir (2 Semesters)

MUS ___ Applied Music Electives (4 Semesters) 

MUS _85, 86 Recital/Organization Attendance (2 Semesters)

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