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Student Ministries Emphasis Courses

B.A. in Music core courses............................................................29

MU160

Individual Instruction in primary instrument...........6

MU233

Popular Music Theory I..............................................3

MU324

Worship Band Leadership..........................................2

MU334

Church Music Leadership and Administration........2

One of the following

...............................................................................3

MU393 Music History & Literature I (3)

MU394 Music History & Literature II (3)

MU494 Church Music Internship............................................2

BC300

Introduction to Biblical Counseling..........................3

BC332

Crisis and Youth Counseling......................................3

BCE313 Introduction to Christian Education.........................3

BYM331 Survey of Student Ministries.......................................3

Major Performing Ensemble..........................................................4

Music Electives.................................................................................4

MU260

Recital (30 min.) or approved project........................1

Total units required for emphasis.........................................................68

Modern Worship Emphasis Courses

B.A. in Music core courses............................................................29

MU160

Individual Instruction in primary instrument...........6

MU160 Individual instruction in worship band instruments

other than primary instrument—guitar, piano, bass,

drums.............................................................................2

MU233

Popular Music Theory I..............................................3

MU251 Introduction to Audio Technology, Pro Tools I.....3

MU324

Worship Band Leadership..........................................2

MU334

Church Music Leadership and Administration........2

MU406 Popular Music Since 1900...........................................3

MU494 Worship Internship.....................................................2

Major Performing Ensemble..........................................................4

Electives, including six units from the following.......................................8

Biblical Studies Courses

MU223 Audio Engineering I (3)

MU348 Production Techniques (1)

MU404 Recording Techniques (3)

MU354 Intro. to Audio Editing, Pro Tools II (3)

MU260 Recital (30 minutes) or approved project..................1

Total units required for emphasis........................................................65

Minor in Music

For a minor in Music, the following courses are required:

MU131

Piano Foundations I*...............................................0-1

MU132

Piano Foundations II*.............................................0-1

MU141A, B Music Theory and Aural Skills I.............................4

MU160/360 Individual Instruction.............................................4

MU271 Basic Conducting.........................................................2

MU295

Music & Art for Musicians**......................................3

MU310 University Singers or Orchestra.................................2

MU330 Concert Attendance (4 semesters).............................0

MU333 Worship and Songs of the Church.............................3

Music electives..................................................................................4

Total units required for minor.......................................................22-24

*Testing out allowed for one or both semesters.

**Satisfies general education requirement for MU190.

Course Offerings in Music

MU105 Song Writing (2)

An introduction to song writing for non-music majors. Topics covered will include basic music theory, selecting or

writing a good text and setting it to appropriate music, and song structuring. Designed for those who would like to be

able to write down a song or worship music and future pastors who desire to work more knowledgeably with their

worship leaders and church musicians. The ability to play a musical instrument is helpful but not required.

MU106 Song Writing II (2)

A continuation of MU105.

Prerequisite: MU105.

MU108 Music Fundamentals (2)

Course designed for the non-music major. Provides basic knowledge of the elements of music, including melody,

chords, and rhythm. Requires no prior instruction in music.

MU131 Piano Foundations I (1)

This course facilitates the development of functional piano skills for the non-keyboard music major. Special emphasis

will be given to the areas of keyboard theory and technique, sight reading, solo/ensemble repertoire, and creative

activities (harmonization, improvisation).

Prerequisite: permission.

MU132 Piano Foundations II (1)

Continues development of the skills begun in MU131.

Prerequisite: MU131 or permission.

MU141A Music Theory I (3) and MU141B Aural Skills I (1)

Designed for the music major. Study of the fundamentals of music including proper notation procedures, scales, keys,

intervals, rhythm, and melody. In addition, study of chord construction with emphasis on four-part writing and analysis