The Worship and Music Ministry major prepares students who will exalt Christ, who understand biblical worship, who are equipped to train local church musicians, and who will use music and worship to lead others into the presence of God.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
LIBERAL ARTS CORE
EN 101, 102 (Freshman Composition) 6 hrs.
CM 130 (Intro to Communication) 3 hrs.
EN 200 (Intro to Literature) 3 hrs.
Art & Music Appreciation/Philosophy/Theatre/Literature/Foreign
Language 3 hrs.
Social and Behavioral Science
History 3 hrs.
PY 210 (General Psychology) 3 hrs.
Natural Science/Mathematical Reasoning
Science (Lab course) 4 hrs.
Mathematics 3 hrs.
BI 140 (Old Testament Survey) 3 hrs.
BI 141 (New Testament Survey) 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
BI 275 (Biblical Interpretation) 3 hrs.
BI 215 (Pentateuch) 3 hrs.
BI 232 (Acts) 3 hrs.
BI 350 (Old Testament Prophets) 3 hrs.
BI 390 (Life and Epistles of Paul) 3 hrs.
BI 422 (Synoptic Gospels) 3 hrs.
TH 260 (Church Doctrines) 3 hrs.
TH 360 (Biblical Theology I) 3 hrs.
TH 460 (Biblical Theology 2) 3 hrs.
HT 340 (Christianity and Pentecostalism) 3 hrs.
MN 101 (Christian Ministry) 3 hrs.
MN 235 (Personal Evangelism) 3 hrs.
MN 285 (Intro to Christian Education) 3 hrs.
MN 102/302 (Christian Service Practicum) NC
MN 315 (Homiletics I) 3 hrs
MN 361 (Church Leadership I) 3 hrs.
PY 410 (Spiritual Formation I) 3 hrs.
MN 390 (Internship) 3 hrs.
MU 140, 141 (Music Theory I & II) 6 hrs.
MU 142, 143 (Aural Skills I & II) 2 hrs.
MU 230 (Music History II) 3 hrs.
MU 300 (World Music) 2 hrs.
MU 336 (Music Ministry) 3 hrs.
MU 350 (Orchestration/Arranging) 2 hrs.
MU 400 (Conducting) 3 hrs.
Major Area 3 hrs.
Piano* 4 hrs.
Large Ensemble (Chorale/Instrumental/EC Singers) 2 hrs.
TOTAL 125 hrs.
*Students in the Worship and Music Ministry Major are required to pass the keyboard Proficiency Examination as appropriate for careers in the area of music ministry. The exam is taken after four semesters of piano study and student should be able to demonstrate basic facility in the following areas: sight-reading at the appropriate level, technique (scales, arpeggios, and chord progressions), reading chord charts, harmonization of a melody, and transposition. Since this test is adapted specifically for the Worship and Music Ministry Major, the faculty of the School of Christian Ministries makes final decisions as to Pass/Fail. Satisfactory completion is required for graduation.