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Undergraduate Day Catalog 2020-2021 
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music in Worship Leadership, B.MUS

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123 Credit Hours


An interdisciplinary degree with music, biblical studies, and ministry studies included.

*Must include a minor or an additional major.

Program Learning Outcomes

“Expected student learning outcomes specify the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes students are expected to attain in courses or in a program.” Page 69. Resource Manual for the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), 2018.

1. The student applies conventions of jazz and popular music theory.

2. The student improvises vocally or instrumentally using scales and methods appropriate to the musical genre or style.

3. The student demonstrates effective songwriting skills.

5. The student demonstrates the ability to create and perform a 45-minute concert in the popular music genre.

6. The student demonstrates the ability to create and lead a music worship service.

General Education Requirements - 41 Credit Hours

Music and Fine Arts majors must meet the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements as set out in the General Education Program.

Performance Requirements- 18 Credit Hours

  • Applied Principal 6 Credit Hours minimum
  • Class Piano (Piano Proficiency Examination must be passed) OR Applied Secondary (2 Credit Hours minimum); piano principals would take two credit hours minimum of voice study.
  • Ensemble 8 Credit Hours, minimum of popular music ensemble AND at least 2 credit hours of Oratorio Chorus or other approved advanced choral ensemble.

Ministry Leadership Studies - 10 Credit Hours


* An additional 12 credit hours are required to meet the 123 total and 42 upper-level credit hour requirements.

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