Music (BA)

Degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Music

Majors: 
Music and Biblical Studies

Major Mission: 
This program will train students to enter a variety of non-performance music fields to reach the arts culture both in society and the church, proclaiming Christ from a biblical worldview, using both their words and their lives.


Major Outcomes: 


Core Music Outcomes


1.  Technical: Demonstrate basic musicianship skills in sight-singing, dictation, conducting, voice and piano. 

2.  Faith Integration: Describe and demonstrate the integration of a Biblical worldview in the life and career of an artist.

3.  Synthesis: Apply historical and theoretical understanding to the analysis, performance, and creation of musical forms, processes, and structures found in representative examples from the western music tradition.

Specific Program Outcomes

4.  Demonstrate foundational leadership skills in a selected musical area(s) either through free electives or a cognate of courses in a particular area.

5. Demonstrate a knowledge of diverse historic backgrounds and the modern context in the chosen general music studies area(s).


Music Major Curriculum

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

LBC 101Engaging Faith & Life

3

THE 105Prelude to Biblical & Theological Studies

3

LAN 101College Composition and Research

3

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

3

MUS 101Music Theory I

3

MUS 101LMusicianship I Lab

1

ENS ____Ensemble (primary)

1

Total Credit Hours:17

Spring Semester

BIB 106Interpreting the Bible

3

LAN 104Public Speaking

3

MAT ____MAT Core

3

MUS 102Music Theory II

3

MUS 102LMusicianship II Lab

1

ENS ____Large Ensemble (ENS 101, ENS 102, ENS 103, 105, or ENS 130)

1

MAP ____Applied Music Lesson

1

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

CSV 201Christian Service I

0

BIB 103Creation & Covenants: OT I

3

LIT ____LIT Core (100/200 Level)

3

HIS 224History of Christian Song

3

____ ____Major Elective

3

MUL 101Piano Lab I

1

ENS ____Ensemble (primary)

1

MAP ____Applied Music Lesson

1

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

PHE ____PHE Elective

1

MUS 201Music Theory III

3

MUS 201LMusicianship Lab III

1

MUL 102Piano Lab II

1

ENS ____Ensemble (secondary)

1

MAP ____Applied Music Lesson

1

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

Total Credit Hours:14

Junior Year

Fall Semester

BIB 203Life of Christ: NT I

3

THE 224Christian Narrative II: Redemption

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

HUM 240Music History I

3

WPA 301Worship & Performing Arts Internship I

0

____ ____Major Elective

3

ENS ____Ensemble (NC)

0

MAP ____Applied Music Lesson

1

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

Total Credit Hours:16

Spring Semester

BIB 204Early Church: NT II

3

BOT 210Psalms

3

HUM 340Music History II

3

PHE ____PHE Elective

1

WPA 302Worship & Performing Arts Internship II

0

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

ENS ____Ensemble (NC)

0

MAP ____Applied Music Lesson

1

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

Total Credit Hours:14

Senior Year

Fall Semester

THE ____Theology Elective

3

BNT ____ Bible New Testament Exegetical Elective

3

____ ____Major Elective

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

WPA 400MWPA Cross Cultural Externship

0

ENS ____Ensemble (NC)

0

MAP ____Applied Music Lesson

1

MPR____ Recital (Jr. level)

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

Total Credit Hours:15
 

Spring Semester

THE 320Christianity and Culture

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective (400 Level)

3

SCI ____SCI____ Science with Lab 4 credits

4

____ ____Major Elective

3

WPA 450Worship and Performing Arts Practicum

1

ENS ____Ensemble (NC)

0

Total Credit Hours:14