Courses

Theology Course Requirements

MUS507 Doctrine of Worship and Church

This course examines the biblical, theological, and historical doctrine of the church and its worship, enabling students to assess models of worship leadership and ministry. (3 units; Summer)

MUS507-A
Beaumont, Walter Lance
10/26/2020 - Online

MUS517 Theological Fndtns in Worship I

A study of the biblical doctrines of God, humanity, sin and Christ and how they inform a theology of and for worship. (3 units; Summer)

MUS527 Theological Fndtns of Worship II

A study of the biblical doctrines of Christ's atonement, salvation, Holy Spirit, the church and last things and how they inform a theology for and of worship. (3 units; Spring)

MUS527-A
Toledo, David M.
01/04/2021 - Online

 

Worship Studies Requirements

MUS501 Research Methods in Worship Stds

Exploration and analysis of effective tools for graduate study in Worship Studies. This includes a survey of the most significant literature in the field of Christian worship and the development of scholarly writing and communication skills. Pass/Fail. (1 unit; Fall/Spring/Summer)

MUS501-A
Toledo, David M.
08/31/2020 - Online

MUS508 Contemp Issues in Wrshp and Min

An exploration of leadership principles specific to pastoral ministry. Emphasis is placed on music ministry leadership issues in contemporary church applications. (2 units; Fall)

MUS518 Theology and History of Worship

This course examines key biblical passages and theological writings to develop a biblical theology of worship. Historical survey of the development and expression of worship in the church. Special emphasis placed on the writings of the Reformers, tracing the development of worship thought from the 16th century to current. (3 units; Fall)

MUS518-A
Toledo, David M.
08/31/2020 - Online

MUS528 Liturgy and Worship Planning

This course studies the planning of corporate worship, incorporating musical, liturgical, and artistic elements. Technological tools and applications will be implemented in the teaching and worship plans developed throughout the course. (3 units; Spring)

MUS528-A
Toledo, David M.
03/01/2021 - Online

 

Music Requirements

MUS537 History of Church Music

Survey of music used in church and devotional settings from the 16th century to current. Course will also examine church music in non-Western cultures. (3 units; Fall)

MUS537-B
Toledo, David M.
10/26/2020 - Online

MUS538 Musicl Exprssn and Arts in Wrshp

An examination of the aesthetic components and properties of musical expression and the arts in worship. Writings of the Reformers will be examined to develop a Christian aesthetic for music and the arts and uses in worship. (2 units; Fall)

MUS538-B
Toledo, David M.
08/31/2020 - Online

MUS557 Worship Technology

Examines the critical components of worship technology including audio, visual, and lighting systems. Special emphasis given to hardware and software tools used in modern corporate worship. Additional residency fee. (3 units; Summer)

MUS574 Worship Ministry Practicum

A summer residency course that incorporates skill-based training in areas such as worship leadership, directing vocal teams, worship band methods, song writing, and arranging for worship. (3 units; Summer)

MUS577 Leadership for Worship Min I

This course emphasizes the necessary self-reflective and interpersonal skills needed for success in worship ministry. Special emphasis will be given on the worship pastor/senior pastor relationship and the leadership of volunteer teams. Additional residency fee. (2 units; Summer)

MUS578 Leadership for Worship Min II

This course continues to develop the necessary self-reflective and interpersonal skills needed for success in worship ministry. Special emphasis will be given to the worship pastor/senior pastor relationship and the leadership of volunteer teams. Additional residency fee. (2 units; Summer)

MUS578-A
Toledo, David M.
01/04/2021 - Online

MUS594 Worship Project

A practical ministry project that synthesizes worship studies coursework. Students will work with faculty to develop and design a project that incorporates biblical, historical, theological, and music in the creation of a worship experience. (1 unit; Spring)

MUS594-A
Toledo, David M.
08/31/2020 - Online
MUS594-A
Toledo, David M.
01/11/2021 - Online