Music - Worship Arts

Music Area – Worship Arts Emphasis

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This program prepares and equips students to face the needs of today’s Christian Church. This is accomplished through the following emphases:

  • Understanding the role of music in the mission of the twenty-first-century Christian Church
  • Understanding the philosophies of music, worship, and ministry/worship leadership
  • Mastering techniques and methods for music ministry/worship leadership through a strong training
    in music and a foundation in biblical studies
  • Developing personal musicianship/performance skills

Course Offerings

Music Area – Worship Arts Emphasis: 80 Hours

Musicianship: 25 Hours

Take each course on this list:
MUS 101 Theory I 3
MUS 102 Theory II 3
MUS 201 Theory III 3
MUS 202 Theory IV 3
MUS 307 Contemporary Vocal & Instrumental Composing/Arranging Techniques 2
MUS 321 History of Music I 3
MUS 322 History of Music II 3
MUS 325 Music in World Cultures 3
MUS 343 Conducting I 2

Worship Arts Emphasis: 26 Hours

Take each course on this list:
CHS 211 Art of Reading the Bible 3
CHS 265 Worship and Technology 3
CHS 337 Theology in Film 3
MUS 327 Congregational Song 3
MUS 328 Principles of Worship Leadership 3
MUS 329 Foundations of Christian Worship 3
MUS 415 Music and Arts in Worship 3
MUS 416 Worship Forum I 1
MUS 417 Worship Forum II 1
MUS 418 Senior Capstone 1
MUS 419 Internship I 1
MUS 420 Internship II 1

Electives: 9-13 Hours

Choose courses from this list totaling nine to thirteen hours:
CHS 230 Spiritual Formation 3
CHS 432 Christian Theology 3
CHS 437 Faith and Beauty 3
CHS 462 Intergenerational Ministries 3
MUS 302 Orchestration 2
MUS 303 Choral Arranging 2
MUS 308 Computers and Music 1
MUS 344 Conducting II 2
MUS 401 Form and Analysis 2
MUS 442 Vocal Pedagogy and Literature 3
TH 336 Church Drama 3

Performance: 20 Hours

Large Ensembles 4

Worship Ensembles 2

MUS/MUA Class Piano/Piano 0-4
*After piano proficiency, take electives.

Applied Study:
MUA Primary Applied 8
MUA Secondary Applied 2
Instrumental majors take voice MUA/MUS Voice/Voice Class

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Careers in Music - Worship Arts

  • Recording Artist
  • Choir Director
  • Music Teacher
  • Church Leader
  • Director of Music
  • Minister of Music
  • Director of Music and Worship Arts
  • Pastor
  • Youth Minister
  • Worship Leader
  • Music Therapist
School of Music

School of Music

The Campbellsville University School of Music provides the kind of education one would expect to find in a conservatory setting: highly qualified and dedicated faculty, frequent performance opportunities, rigorous academics, and professional training.

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