MISSION: To facilitate an environment of musical creativity, expressive performance, and contextualized music education with a Christ-centered and Spirit-empowered perspective and worldview.

 


Bachelor of Music

The Bachelor of Music degree is tailored to the student desiring rigorous performance and academic training as part of their undergraduate experience.  The degree combines the core music curriculum with specialty courses within the student’s chosen field of concentration.  The Bachelor of Music degree is a professional degree that prepares and equips students to continue on in their performance field in graduate school.  Entrance into the Bachelor of Music degree is by audition only.

Approx. 77 Music Units

Concentrations: Performance (Voice, Guitar, Instrument or Piano), Church Music, Composition, Jazz Studies, Music Education.

Information, class requirements, and sample four year plans can be found here:
Bachelor of Music Degree Information

Bachelor of Arts in General Music

The General Music degree offers students a strong musicianship and performance core.  This degree also allows the student to choose elective classes either outside the field of music or additional music electives that meet the student’s need.
Approx. 46 Music Units
Elective Emphases: Applied Instruction and Music Ministry

Information, class requirements, and sample four year plans can be found here:
Bachelor of Arts in General Music Degree Information

Bachelor of Arts in Worship Studies

The Worship Studies is a practical degree.  Graduates of this program will be academically and spiritually formed pastoral musicians, equipped to design and lead biblically and historically honoring services of corporate worship which are relevant in the contemporary culture.
Approx. 66 Music and Cross Discipline Units
Emphases: Art, Cinema Arts, Communication, Theatre, Worship Leadership
Information, class requirements, and sample four year plans can be found here:

Minor in Music

Students in other academic majors and programs who are interested in music can complete a minor in music. This is a great addition to the various degrees across campus and gives a strong musical foundation for your life and/or career beyond Vanguard.

Information, class requirements, and sample plans can be found here:
Minor in Music Information