Worship Arts and Leadership Certificate

Answer God's Call with a Worship Arts and Leadership Certificate

The Worship Arts and Leadership Certificate is designed to prepare students for leadership in worship settings by giving them a broad understanding of the history, literature, art form, and application of worship arts and leadership from a biblical perspective.

No prior degree is needed to pursue the Worship Arts and Leadership Certificate program.

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Courses

Code Course
AMUE4241 Music Ministry Lab
The Music Ministry Lab will consist of a series of lectures and video presentations dealing with the subject of music ministry and management skills. It will include a portion of musical rehearsals to help musicians develop their rehearsal skills. This course is designed to sharpen the student’s skills as a participant and leader of music ministries. This course will aid music students in dealing with specific problems they will face as a worship leader in the local church. Emphasis is given to their role as minister, personnel relationships, development of graded choir program, evaluation of music, and establishing a music library.
MUSI1101 Basic Musicianship Lab
The Basic Musicianship Lab will consist of a series of lectures and video presentations dealing with the subject of the music theory. It will include a portion of musical rehearsals to help musicians develop their rehearsal skills. A basic course dealing with the nomenclature, notational symbols and organization of music.
MUSI1103 Basic Musicianship
A basic course dealing with the nomenclature, notational symbols and organization of music. Drills to acquaint the student with sight singing and keyboard. Approximately one-third of the time will be used to develop basic conducting skills for congregational singing as well as knowledge of hymnology. Designed for the non-music majors with insufficient background to begin MUSI 2103. Course will not count toward the music requirements for the music major. Offered every semester.
MUSI1113 Appreciation of Music and Fine Arts
Contribution of the arts in the historical past to the present. There is some discussion of methods and procedures involved in the creation of an "art." Offered fall semester: odd numbered years.
MUSI4242 Music Ministry
A course for the music major with specific emphasis on meeting the particular problems a student will face as a minister of music in the local church. Emphasis is given to his role as minister, personnel relationships, development of graded choir program, evaluation of music, establishing a music library, and other ways in which the full church music program can be developed to help the entire congregation reach its full potential in Christian worship. Prerequisite: Junior/Senior standing. Offered spring semester: even numbered years.
PMIN2703 Church Multi-Media Ministry
Instruction and hands-on experience in the use of communication tools for local church ministry. Students will be instructed in the basic set-up and function of video projectors, sound systems and basic stage lighting. This will include the use of computers in ministry, power-point and other media programs. The use of drama, video and other worship aids will be included. Media in worship will be the focus of this course. This class will replace counterpoint and is an elective in the Specialized Ministries Major. Offered fall semester: odd numbered years.
PMIN3301 Christian Worship Lab
The Christian Worship Lab will consist of a series of lectures and video presentations dealing with the subject of Christian Worship and Spiritual Leadership. It will include a portion of musical rehearsals to help musicians develop their rehearsal skills. This course is designed to sharpen the student’s skills as a participant and leader of worship services.
PMIN3303 Christian Worship
This course is designed to sharpen the student’s skills as a participant and leader of worship services. A study is made of the principles and foundations of worship, the history of liturgies and forms and current expressions of public and private worship. The elements of worship are noted with an emphasis upon maintaining a central theme Prerequisite: PMIN 1103.

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