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Bachelor of Arts in Worship Studies

Core Requirements
Total units: 58-59

Art Emphasis: 10 units

ART 252C History and Appreciation of Art: 3 units

COMM 222 Digital Photography: 4 units

Choose: 3 units

ART 256 Drawing and Rendering: 3 units

ART 275 Drawing and Painting: 3 units

Cinema Arts Emphasis: 9-11 units

Choose two: 6-7 units

COMM 220 Elements of Storytelling: 3 units

COMM 229 Digital Audio Principles: 4 units

COMM 258 Christianity in the Artistic Culture: 3 units

COMM 317 Creative Process: 3 units

COMM 333 Small Group Leadership: 3 units

Choose one: 3-4 units

COMM 246 American Cinema History: 3 units

COMM 309 Graphic Design: 4 units

COMM 327 Directing for Film and Digital Media: 3 units

COMM 353 Cinematography: 4 units

COMM 365 Sound Design: 4 units

COMM 361 Non-Linear Editing: 4 units

Communication Emphasis: 10 units

COMM 222 Digital Photography: 4 units

COMM 333 Small Group Leadership: 3 units

Choose: 3 units

ENGL/THEA 360 Dramatic Literature: Script Analysis: 3 units

COMM 220 Elements of Storytelling: 3 units

COMM 317 Creative Process: 3 units

Theatre Arts Emphasis: 10 units

THEA 102C Introduction to Acting: 3 units

THEA 132A Theatrical Performance I: 1 unit

THEA 350 Stage Management 3: units

Choose: 1 unit

THEA 206 Crew: 1 unit

MUSC 347 Opera Scenes: 1 unit

Choose: 2 units

THEA 106 Beginning Set Construction: 1 unit

THEA 110 Beginning Costume Construction: 1 unit

THEA 323 Sound Design: 2-3 units

Worship Leadership Emphasis: 10 units

MUSC 205A Class Piano V: 1 unit

Or completion of Piano Proficiency

Choose alternate Conducting course not previously taken 2 units

MUSC 451 Worship Leader Internship (1 unit): 2 units

(This in addition to MUSC450)

PLST 420 Disciplines of the Spiritual Life: 3 units

Choose: 2 units

ICST 272 Theology of Church Mission: 2 units

ICST 285 Theo. and Worldview in a Multi. Society: 2 units

PLST 312 Introduction to Pastoral Care: 2 units

Musicianship Requirements: 31-32 units

Performance Requirements: 15 units

MUSC 105A/ Class Piano I: 1 unit

MUSC 105B/ Class Piano II: 1 unit

MUSC 145A/ Class Piano III: 1 unit

Or completion of Piano Proficiency Exam

If the main applied instrument is piano, two units of basic instruction in voice is required as substitution for class piano I, II, and III.

Large Ensemble: 6 units

MUSC 221, 240, 241, 250: 1 unit

MUSC 321, 340, 341, 350: 1 unit

If the main applied instrument is guitar, 1 semester of worship guitar practicum (MUSC460) is required.

Applied Instruction: 6 units

MUSC 108 Beginning Guitar Class: 1 unit

MUSC 111 Beginning Voice Class: 1 unit

MUSI 201/401 Vocal: 1 unit

MUSI 211/411 Piano: 1 unit

MUSI 221/421 Guitar: 1 unit

MUSI 231/431 Organ: 1 unit

MUSI 291/491 Instrument: 1 unit

MUSI 200 Recital Attendance: 0 units

(Co-requisite with Applied Instruction)


Musicianship Requirements

MUSC 128 Harmony and Form I: 3 units

MUSC 129 Musicianship I: 1 unit

MUSC 133 Harmony and Form II: 3 units

MUSC 134 Musicianship II: 1 unit

MUSC 228 Introduction to Music Technology: 1 unit

MUSC 273 Introduction to Conducting: 1 unit

Choose: 2-3 units

MUSC 231 Music Form and Literature I: 3 units

MUJZ 236 Jazz Theory: 2 units

Choose: 3 units

MUSC 253 Music in Global Cultures: 2 units

MUSC 325 Music History and Literature I: 3 units

MUSC 326 Music History and Literature II: 3 units

MUSC 327 Music History and Literature III: 2 units

MUSC 309 Foundations of Worship: 3 units

Choose based on private instruction: 2 units

MUSC 373 Choral Conducting: 2 units

MUSC 374 Instrumental Conducting: 2 units

MUSC 408 Music Ministry Administration: 3 units

MUSC 411 Creative Worship in the Cont. Church: 2 units

MUSC 450 Music Ministry Internship (1 unit): 2 units

MUSC 498C Final Presentation for Worship Studies: 2 units

MUSC 499 Faith, Life, and Worship Arts, with Seminar: 2 units



Performance Requirements: 15 units


Cross Disciplines Requirements: 12 units

CFST 101 Introduction to Formation/Discipleship: 2 units

BINT 270 Research Methods/Study of Scripture: 3 units

COMM 273 Visual Technology: 3 units

PLST 310 Introduction to Christian Leadership: 2 units

PLST 314 Introduction to Preaching and Teaching: 2 units

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