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Worship and Worshipping Arts Concentration

Bachelor of Science in Church Ministries (Four-Year Degree) – 130 credits

The Bachelor of Science in Church Ministries with a concentration in Worship and Worshipping Arts is a four-year program that is designed to prepare the student for a leadership position in the area of worship in a church ministry.The program not only equips the student academically, but also is designed to prepare the student spiritually and practically with various Christian service requirements and mentoring opportunities. This program specializes in providing opportunities for practical experience and training in the student’s chosen career focus.

Graduates in the Worship and Worshipping Arts Concentration will:
  1. Demonstrate a passionate lifestyle of worship.
  2. Understand the biblical foundations for worship.
  3. Demonstrate an ability to lead worship in a variety of church settings.
  4. Understand music fundamentals and demonstrate musical skills in musicianship.
  5. Be able to provide leadership in a music or worship department in a local church setting.
  6. Be able to integrate worshipping arts into the worship experience.
  7. Be able to follow the lead of the Holy Spirit in worship and be able to recognize the operation of spiritual giftings in the worship service.

Curriculum Requirements
130 CR
General Studies
39
    English
11
    Math
3
    Sciences
14
    Humanities
11
Biblical/Theological Studies
32
Professional Studies
59

FRESHMAN YEAR
Fall Semester
16.5 CR
GEN 100 Freshman Seminar
1
ENG 101 Grammar & Composition
3
MAT 115 Elements of Math
3
PSY 200 or SOC 200
3
SCI 100 General Health and Wellness
1
BIB 105 Old Testament Survey
3
MIN 101 Spiritual Formation I
2
GEN 101 Library Resources
0
CHS 101 Christian Service
0.5
Spring Semester
16.5 CR
ENG 102 Composition & Literature
3
SCI 101 Life Science Lecture
3
SCI 102 Life Science Lab
1
MIN 102 Spiritual Formation II
2
MIN 110 Relational Outreach
2
BIB 110 New Testament Survey
3
WOR 202 Biblical Found. of Worship
2
CHS 102 Christian Service
0.5

SOPHOMORE YEAR
Fall Semester
16.5 CR
COM 101 Speech Communications
3
HIS 201 American History I
3
BIB 150 Principles of Bible Study I
3
MIN 211 Christian Ethics
2
MIS 100 World Christian Perspectives
3
ENG 201 Academic Writing
2
CHS 201 Christian Service
0.5
Spring Semester
16.5 CR
BIB 202 Pentateuch
2
BIB 213 Book of Acts
2
HIS 202 American History II
3
THE 201 Theology I
3
Behavioral Science elective
3
Interdisciplinary minor elective
3
CHS 202 Christian Service
0.5

JUNIOR YEAR
Fall Semester
17.5 CR
THE 220 Hist. of the Christian Church
3
BIB 210 Life & Teachings of Christ
2
WOR 201 Heart of a Worshipper
3
MIN 240 Christian Leadership
3
WOR 401 Musicianship I
3
MIN 264 Apologetics
3
CHS 301 Christian Service
0.5
Spring Semester
15.5 CR
BIB 314 Pauline Epistles
2
WOR 203 Role of Worship Leader
3
WOR 402 Musicianship II
3
MIN 260 Administration of Ministry
2
PRA 301 Practicum I
2
Interdisciplinary minor elective
3
CHS 302 Christian Service
0.5

SENIOR YEAR
Fall Semester
16.5 CR
HUM 301 Contemp. Soc. Christ.View
3
WOR 312 Worship Ministry
3
WOR 302 Worship Arts in Worship
2
PRA 302 Practicum II
2
Interdisciplinary minor elective
3
Interdisciplinary minor elective
3
CHS 401 Christian Service
0.5
Spring Semester
14.5 CR
GEN 400 Senior Seminar
1
SOC 400 Marriage & Family
3
WOR 330 History of Renewal Worship
3
WOR 210 Worship Technology
3
PRA 400 Ministry Internship
4
Interdisciplinary minor elective
2
CHS 402 Christian Service
0.5
BIB 400 Bible Review III
0