Equip your gift for his glory
The Bachelor of Arts in Music Ministry Leadership is an interdisciplinary program designed to prepare students for a career in music ministry. This degree program combines a strong foundation in music theory and performance with a deep understanding of religious and theological principles. Students in this program develop the skills and knowledge necessary to use music to enhance and support spiritual worship and community engagement. The degree program equips students with the musical skills and theological understanding necessary to lead, plan, and participate in music ministry roles within various religious traditions. Graduates will have the ability to use music to enrich spiritual experiences and foster a sense of community within Christian religious communities.
Proficiency in Music Performance
Graduates of this program will have developed a high level of proficiency in all musical instruments within the contemporary music worship setting. They will be capable of leading and participating in musical worship services, choirs, ensembles, and contributing to the spiritual experience of congregants. Students will also be able to lead worship with their primary instrument of choice (piano, guitar, or voice).
Students will gain a solid understanding of the theological and philosophical principles within Christian religious traditions. They will be able to connect the role of music to these principles, using it as a powerful tool for conveying and reinforcing Biblical text.
Graduates will be equipped with the skills to lead and direct music ministries within a Christian religious organization. They will know how to plan and coordinate worship services, select appropriate musical pieces, and engage with congregations in a way that enhances the overall worship experience. They will be able to adapt this music for various seasons and events within the church calendar.
Students will develop the ability to bridge the gap between music and spirituality by integrating music theory, performance, and theology. They will learn how to use music as a means of spiritual expression, fostering a sense of community and unity within religious contexts.
A few courses within this 39 credit hour program are listed below:
|MUS 105||Music Theory I: Literacy||3|
|MUS 106||Music Theory II: Harmony||3|
|MUS 205||Music Theory III: Orchestration (Harmony II)||3|
Christian Ministry Courses
|CMI 127||Exploring Christian Ministry||2|
|CMI 375||Supervised Ministry||1|
|CMI 401||Biblical Theology of Mission||3|