MastersCollege

The Master's College

Program Learning Outcomes

The following Program Learning Outcomes have been established by The Master's College faculty to define the areas of knowledge and skills that students graduating from this major degree program should have developed:

Core Music (B.A.) Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate a familiarity with the “grammar” of music, including notation, chord progressions, part-writing, and melody harmonization.
  • Articulate a biblically-based theology of music and worship.
  • Demonstrate musicianship either through the mastery of at least one Musical Instrument, or through successful completion of a Project.


Core Music (B.A.) Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate a mastery of aural and written skills associated with the “grammar” of music, including notation, chord progressions, part-writing, and melody harmonization.
  • Demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of the major composers, significant works, styles, and forms of the six eras of music history (Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th Century).
  • Articulate a biblically-based theology of music and worship.

Church Music/Worship Leader Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate the ability to give leadership to the total music ministry (children through adult), and to work with church staff.

Music Education Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Articulate the value of music in a society, music in the school classroom, and articulate a personal philosophy of music education that serves as a catalyst in developing musical awareness, musicianship, and performance skills.
  • Analyze, provide advice, recommendations, and suggestions to further musical growth in an individual or group based upon an understanding of learning theory and developmental growth of school age students.

Applied Music - Instrumental Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Perform with a high level of musicianship as demonstrated through a developed technical skill, artistic interpretation, listening skills, and ability to perform jointly with an accompanist.

Applied Music - Piano Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate the musical understanding, technical facility and poise needed to successfully perform a range of advanced solo literature from the representative classical styles from Baroque to Contemporary.

Applied Music - Voice Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Perform with a high level of musicianship as demonstrated through a developed technical skill, artistic interpretation, good quality of tone, and ability to perform jointly with an accompanist.

Composition Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate a proficiency in composition, arranging, orchestration, and counterpoint, including the ability write in classical forms and contrasting styles.