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Bachelor of Music - Worship Arts

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For students who are interested in pursuing a career that will allow them to use their musical gifts and talents in ministry, CCU offers the Bachelor of Music - Worship Arts degree. By combining elements of sound recording technology and theatre with music through this program, students are philosophically, practically, and spiritually equipped for effective leadership and administration of a music/worship ministry within the Body of Christ. The Worship Arts degree also offers excellent preparation for graduate school or seminary.

The Worship Arts program focuses on the development and practice of worship throughout history and of the contemporary church. While not promoting a particular style of worship, it equips students to be knowledgeable and capable in most forms of Protestant worship. Particular attention is paid to working with all instruments including voices, along with a distinct performance and internship requirement.

The Bachelor of Music – Worship Arts requires completion of the following 128 credits:
General Education Core (48 credit hours)
Music Core (36 credit hours)
Worship Arts Core (38 credit hours)
Electives (6 credit hours)

General Education Requirements (48 credit hours)

Communication (9 credit hours)

Take each of the following three courses:

Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours)

Take one course from each of the following three academic disciplines:

Social Sciences (12 credit hours)

Take each of the following four courses:

Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)

* Please see the First- Year Integration (FYI)  page for specific information information about this required course.

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

Primary Instrument (10 credit hours)

Each student will take 10 credit hours in the instrument on which they auditioned and have been accepted.

Electives (6 credit hours)

Free Electives (6)

Additional Information

Those selecting the music major must take MUS 110 - Musical Perspectives  as part of the general education requirements.

MUS 111 - Basic Musicianship  or a passing grade on the Music Theory Entrance Exam is a prerequisite for entrance into MUS 112 - Music Theory I 

MUA 175 - Music Convocation  is required for all music majors each semester at CCU (up to 8 semesters).

Piano and Piano Class requirements vary in order to pass Piano Proficiency. Students must take MUA 130 - Piano Class  OR MUA 115 - Piano  in consecutive semesters until MUA 230 - Piano Proficiency  is passed .

Only one ensemble credit each semester counts toward the requirements for the major.

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