Church music, though often similar in composition to many traditional and modern styles of music, incorporates unique elements and therefore requires specialized talents. This emphasis provides you with training for leadership in church music programs.
- Courses include conducting and vocal pedagogy.
- Internship opportunities provide practical experience and allow for hands-on learning and observation.
This emphasis will prepare you to serve as a music ministry professional in roles such as leading worship or performances for a congregation.
Required Courses (12-14 Units)
|MUS 411||Scoring and Arranging||3|
|MUS 450||Conducting I||3|
|MUS 451||Conducting II||3|
|MUS 460||Vocal Pedagogy||2|
|MUS 493||Church Music Internship||1|
Church music majors are required to pass Level 2 of the performance jury exam on their primary instrument. Church music majors should consider one academic year of participation in Handbell Choir.