Music Ministry Program

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

126 Total Credit Hours

BIB 111 Old Testament Literature

BIB 112 New Testament Literature

BIB 152 Acts

BIB 242 Pentateuch

BIB 274 Prophetic Literature

BIB 282 Gospels

BIB 482 Romans & Galatians

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 (4hrs)

English Composition

ENG 121 English Composition I

ENG 122 English Composition II


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

Arts and Humanities

MUS 231 Music History I

MUS 232 Music History II*

LIT ___ Literature Elective (Choose from LIT 232, 246, 258) 

PHL 252 Introduction to Philosophy

Social and Behavioral Sciences

HIS 432 Modern Church History

HIS ___ History Elective (Choose from HIS 211, 212, 222, 224) 

PSY 111 General Psychology

SCI 261 Physical Science I with Lab

SCI 263 Physical Science II

Interdisciplinary Studies

PHL 482 Faith and Contemporary Issues

Oral Communications

SPH 262 Public Speaking

Student Development

DEV 092 Applied Information Literacy (non-credit)

EDF 210 History and Philosophy of Education

MIS 115 Global Studies Survey

MUS 221 Music Theory and Musicianship Skills I

MUS 222 Music Theory and Musicianship Skills II

MUS 232 Music History II

*Music History II is used to meet the General Education Requirement with one hour in Professional Studies

MUS 265 Music Ministry in the Church

MUS 321 Music Theory and Musicianship Skills III

MUS 322 Music Theory and Musicianship Skills IV

MUS 323 Principles of Conducting

MUS 324 Advanced Conducting

MUS 326 Diction or MUS 362 Service Playing

MUS 329 Elementary Music Methods

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 or MUS 453 String Pedagogy and Literature or MUS 454 Woodwind Pedagogy and Literature or MUS 455 Brass Pedagogy and Literature

MUS 490 Supervised Music Ministry Internship

MUS ___ Applied Music Elective (Minor) 0.50 (2hrs)

MUS ___ Applied Music Elective (Major) 0.50 (4hrs)

MUS ___ Music Organization Elective (Choir or Instrumental Ensemble) (3hrs)

MUS ___ Recital Attendace (6 Semesters)

MUS ___ Accompanying (2 Semesters for Keyboard Majors)

PTH 242 Principles of Interpersonal Evangelism

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