2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Live Production Major (BFA)

Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts

Majors: Biblical Studies, Live Production

Total: 133 Credit Hours

Major Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate production skills in performance settings.
  2. Utilize appropriate methods and materials to perform tasks and train others within the technical disciplines.
  3. Develop a professional etiquette, maintaining professional relationships and communicating effectively with peers, artistic team and technical staff.
  4. Identify and troubleshoot technical aspects of production including acoustics, lighting, and sound.
  5. Demonstrate a servant mindset and understand the missional and evangelical opportunities it presents.

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Requirements:

  1. Complete all credit requirements for general college and specific major
  2. Fulfill all department requirements as outlined in MWPA handbook
  3. Maintain professional GPA of 3.0
  4. Demonstrate proficiency in all areas of live production
  5. Attend all required MWPA department forums, performances, and events.
  6. Satisfactorily complete all internships and practicum.
  7. Perform and obtain a satisfactory evaluation from the MWPA faculty for senior project.

Live Production Major Curriculum

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

LBC 101Engaging Faith & Life

3

THE 105Prelude to Biblical & Theological Studies

3

LAN 101College Composition and Research

3

PRO 120Live Sound I

3

PRO 221Media Technician

1

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

WPA 102Intro to Music, Worship, & the Performing Arts

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Spring Semester

BIB 105Biblical Hermeneutics

3

LAN 104Public Speaking

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

PRO 101Introduction to Electronic Media

3

PRO 220Live Sound II

3

PRO 221Media Technician

1

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

Total Credit Hours:16

Arts & Sciences Elective: Choose from: SOC 101, PHI 201, SOC 203 or POL 202.

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

CSV 201Christian Service I

0

BIB 103Creation & Covenants: OT I

3

LIT ____LIT Core (100/200 Level)

3

MAT ____MAT Core

3

PHE ____PHE Elective

1

ENS 132Musical Theatre

1

PRO 221Media Technician

1

THR 310Staging and Illumination

3

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Semester

CSV 202Christian Service II

0

BIB 104Israel's Life & Literature: OT II

3

THE 223Christian Narrative I: Creation & Fall

3

HIS 224History of Christian Song

3

PRO 221Media Technician

1

PRO 305Live Video

3

PRO 311Electronic Media Devices

3

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

Total Credit Hours:16

Junior Year

Fall Semester

BIB 203Life of Christ: NT I

3

THE 224Christian Narrative II: Redemption

3

HUM 212Media: Conveyor of Cultural Ideas

3

ENS 132Musical Theatre

1

PRO 221Media Technician

1

PRO 301Live Production Internship I

0

PRO 405Audio Engineering

3

THR 210Stage Management

2

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

Total Credit Hours:17

Spring Semester

BIB 204Early Church: NT II

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

PHE ____PHE Elective

1

SCI ____Science Elective (SCI 162 or SCI 131)

3

PRO 221Media Technician

1

PRO 302Live Production Internship II

0

PRO 336Video Editing

3

THR 420Stage Technologies

3

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

Total Credit Hours:17

Senior Year

Fall Semester

BNT ____ Bible New Testament Exegetical Elective

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

HUM 335Technology in Ministry

3

PRO ____PRO Elective

3

PRO 221Media Technician

1

PRO 430Acoustics

3

PRO 499Senior Project

1

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

WPA 400Cross-cultural Experience

1

Total Credit Hours:18

Spring Semester

BOT 210Psalms

3

THE 320

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective (400 Level)

3

PRO ____PRO Elective

3

PRO 221Media Technician

1

PRO 450Live Production Practicum

1

WOR 402Administrative Process in Worship Arts

3

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

WPA 101Worship & Performing Arts Seminar

1

Total Credit Hours:17