Courses

To earn a major in Music for Worship Arts, students must also declare and complete all requirements for the minor in Christian Studies. The major and minor together is a ninety (90) unit program.

Major Requirements

 

Applied Music Requirements

MUS015 Class Piano for Worship Arts I

Group intruction of fundamental piano skills to be used in live worship service settings. Focus on scales, basic chord structures, improvisation, chord chart realization, and accompaniment skills. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

MUS015-A
Dahlgren, Steven J
09/07/2021 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 212
MUS015-A
Dahlgren, Steven J
01/10/2022 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 212

MUS017 Class Guitar for Worship Arts I

Introduces students to foundational elements of guitar study. Students will learn how to play chords in open positions, major and pentatonic scales in all keys, note reading, basics of fingerstyle and plectrum technique, improvisation, and ensemble playing. Special emphasis will be placed on worship based applications of guitar playing. May be repeated for credit. (1 unit; Fall)

MUS017-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 163

MUS025 Class Piano for Worship Arts II

Group intruction of intermediate piano skills to be used in live worship service settings. Content will continue from MUS 015 and focus on more advanced chord structures, improvisation, chord chart realization, and accompaniment skills. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: MUS 015. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

MUS025-A
Dahlgren, Steven J
09/07/2021 MW 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Hawkins Music Building 212
MUS025-A
Dahlgren, Steven J
01/10/2022 MW 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Hawkins Music Building 212

MUS027 Class Guitar for Worship Arts II

Expounds upon foundational elements in MUS 017 by introducing intermediate guitar skills and worship applications. Students will learn how to play closed chord forms, including inversions and extended chords, major and pentatonic scales in all keys, note reading beyond first position, applications of fingerstyle and plectrum technique in worship, improvisation, and ensemble playing. Special emphasis will be placed on worship-based applications of guitar playing. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: MUS 017 (1 unit; Fall)

MUS027-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 162

MUS050 Performance Forum

Required of all Bachelor of Music majors for each semester in residence. Performance Forum is designed to support the Mission Statement of the School of Music, “…to inspire students to the highest standards of musical craft and personal character.” Meets for one hour per week on Friday mornings. The time will be devoted to student recitals, faculty recitals, master classes, music major information sessions, and community-building and character training by the Dean. Grades will be based on attendance. (0 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS050-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS050-A
Holliday, Guy M.
01/10/2022 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 101

MUS054 Worship Forum

While building community and culture for Worship Arts and Ministry students, this class focuses on the methodology and theology of effective corporate worship leadership, coaching students in platform presentation, rehearsing music ensembles, recruiting teams, and reaching worshipers, in the context of their local church internship. May be repeated for a maximum of four (4) units. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

MUS054-A
Dahlgren, Steven J
09/07/2021 Th 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 138
MUS054-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/10/2022 Th 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 138

MUS454 Worship Forum

While building community and culture for Worship Arts and Ministry students, this class focuses on the methodology and theology of effective corporate worship leadership, coaching students in platform presentation, rehearsing music ensembles, recruiting teams, and reaching worshipers, in the context of their local church internship. May be repeated for a maximum of six (6) units. Prerequisite: MUS 054. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

MUS454-A
Dahlgren, Steven J
09/07/2021 Th 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 138
MUS454-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/10/2022 Th 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 138

*Piano Proficiency Requirements and Exemptions:

Pianists who pass all 15 levels of piano proficiency may be exempt from MUS015 and MUS025. Students must stay enrolled in Class Piano for Worship Arts until piano proficiency is completed.

**Enrollment in MUS 050 Performance Forum is required for each semester in residence of all music majors.

 

Private Instruction Requirements

Complete six (6) units from either of the following two courses:

MUS081 Private Instruction: Voice

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. Students must arrange a lesson time before or during the first week of classes in the School of Music office or with the instructor. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for credit. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisite: Declared Music Major or Minor. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS081-A
Zarate Ramirez, Florentino
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-B
Carampatan, Eric P
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-C
Stephens, Amy J.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-D
Linnebach, Linda Rose
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-E
Castaneda, Juan B.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-F
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-G
Miller, Stefan
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-H
Voin Gheirghe, Camelia
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-I
Makerov, Julie M.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-J
Bolin, Joseph E.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-K
Reinebach, Brenda N
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-L
Reinebach, John
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-M
Benson, LaVista M.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-N
Toland, James R.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-O
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-P
Peterson, Gene David
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-J
Bolin, Joseph E.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-A
Zarate Ramirez, Florentino
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-B
Carampatan, Eric P
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-C
Stephens, Amy J.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-D
Linnebach, Linda Rose
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-E
Castaneda, Juan B.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-F
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-G
Miller, Stefan
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-H
Voin Gheirghe, Camelia
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-I
Makerov, Julie M.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-K
Reinebach, Brenda N
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-L
Reinebach, John
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-M
Benson, LaVista M.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-N
Toland, James R.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-O
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-P
Peterson, Gene David
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-Q
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-R
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC

MUS461 Private Instruction: Voice

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. Students must arrange a lesson time before or during the first week of classes in the School of Music office or with the instructor. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for credit. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisites: MUS 081 and declared Music major or minor. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS461-A
Bolin, Joseph E.
05/03/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-B
Bolin, Joseph E.
06/28/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-A
Zarate Ramirez, Florentino
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-B
Carampatan, Eric P
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-C
Stephens, Amy J.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-D
Linnebach, Linda Rose
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-E
Castaneda, Juan B.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-F
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-G
Miller, Stefan
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-H
Voin Gheirghe, Camelia
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-I
Makerov, Julie M.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-J
Bolin, Joseph E.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-K
Reinebach, Brenda N
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-L
Reinebach, John
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-M
Benson, LaVista M.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-N
Toland, James R.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-O
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-P
Peterson, Gene David
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-A
Zarate Ramirez, Florentino
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-B
Carampatan, Eric P
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-C
Stephens, Amy J.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-D
Linnebach, Linda Rose
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-E
Castaneda, Juan B.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-F
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-G
Miller, Stefan
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-H
Voin Gheirghe, Camelia
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-I
Makerov, Julie M.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-J
Bolin, Joseph E.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-K
Reinebach, Brenda N
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-L
Reinebach, John
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-M
Benson, LaVista M.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-N
Toland, James R.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-O
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-P
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-Q
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-R
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-S
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC

Complete four (4) units from either of the following two course sequences:

MUS082 Private Instruction: Piano

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. Students must arrange a lesson time before or during the first week of classes in the School of Music office or with the instructor. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for credit. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisite: Declared Music Major or Minor. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS082-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-C
Dahlgren, Steven J
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-D
Jaramillo, Andres E.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-E
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-F
O'Neal, J.Michael
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-G
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-H
Kirk, Erin P.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-I
Rebozo-Diaz, Elizabeth Anne
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-J
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-K
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-A
Cruz, Jennifer Marie
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-C
Dahlgren, Steven J
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-D
Jaramillo, Andres E.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-E
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-F
O'Neal, J.Michael
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-G
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-H
Kirk, Erin P.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-I
Rebozo-Diaz, Elizabeth Anne
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-J
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-K
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-A
Cruz, Jennifer Marie
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC

MUS462 Private Instruction: Piano

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. Students must arrange a lesson time before or during the first week of classes in the School of Music office or with the instructor. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for credit. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisites: MUS 082 and declared Music major or minor. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS462-A
Cruz, Jennifer Marie
05/10/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-C
Dahlgren, Steven J
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-E
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-F
Kirk, Erin P.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-G
Jaramillo, Andres E.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-H
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-I
Rebozo-Diaz, Elizabeth Anne
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-J
O'Neal, J.Michael
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-A
Cruz, Jennifer Marie
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-E
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-C
Dahlgren, Steven J
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-F
Kirk, Erin P.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-G
Jaramillo, Andres E.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-H
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-I
Rebozo-Diaz, Elizabeth Anne
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-J
O'Neal, J.Michael
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-A
Cruz, Jennifer Marie
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC

OR

MUS088 Private Instruction: Guitar

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. Students must arrange a lesson time before or during the first week of classes in the School of Music office or with the instructor. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for credit. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisite: Declared Music Major or Minor. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS088-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS088-C
Lee, Gary D.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS088-A
Noriega, Cody M.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS088-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS088-A
Noriega, Cody M.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS088-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS088-C
Lee, Gary D.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC

MUS468 Private Instruction: Guitar

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. Students must arrange a lesson time before or during the first week of classes in the School of Music office or with the instructor. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for credit. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisites: MUS 088 and declared Music major or minor. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS468-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS468-C
Lee, Gary D.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS468-A
Noriega, Cody M.
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS468-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS468-C
Lee, Gary D.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC
MUS468-A
Noriega, Cody M.
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC

**Private Instruction Requirements:

Students must stay enrolled in Private Instruction: Voice AND Private Instruction: Piano OR Private Instruction: Guitar until Level 3 of the Worship Arts Proficiency is completed.

 

Ensemble Requirements

Complete six (6) units from the following:

MUS069 Worship Collective

Worship Collective is a mixed-voice worship-leading choral ensemble open by audition to students from all academic disciplines. Repertoire for this ensemble focuses on music designed for corporate worship leadership. This group regularly leads worship in CBU Chapel and other ministry venues. Students must be enrolled for at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS090 University Choir and Orchestra

University Choir and Orchestra is open by audition to all interested students. The group will rehearse and perform a variety of music. A concert tour at the end of the school year is required. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Additional uniform fee. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS090-A
Peterson, Gene David
09/07/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS090-A
Peterson, Gene David
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 101

MUS091 Magnolia Singers

This choral ensemble will rehearse and perform a variety of music for soprano/alto voices. The group will concertize throughout the traditional academic year. Open by audition to all interested students. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Additional uniform fee. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 069, 090, or 489. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS091-A
Castaneda, Juan B.
09/07/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 138
MUS091-A
Castaneda, Juan B.
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 138

MUS092 Lancer Chorus

This choral ensemble will rehearse and perform a variety of music for tenor/bass voices. The group will concertize throughout the traditional academic year. Open by audition to all interested students. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Additional uniform fee. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS092-A
Toledo, David M.
09/07/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS092-A
Toledo, David M.
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

MUS094 Rhapsody

This choral ensemble will rehearse and perform a variety of music for soprano/alto voices. The group will concertize throughout the traditional academic year. Open by audition to all interested students. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Additional uniform fee. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS094-A
Garrett, Karen G.
09/07/2021 MW 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS094-A
Garrett, Karen G.
01/10/2022 MW 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

MUS489 University Choir and Orchestra

University Choir and Orchestra is open by audition to all interested students. UCO will rehearse and perform a variety of sacred music. A concert tour at the end of the school year is required. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Additional uniform fee. Prerequisite: MUS 090. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS489-A
Peterson, Gene David
09/07/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS489-A
Peterson, Gene David
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 101

MUS490C Major Ensemble: Magnolia Singers

This choral ensemble will rehearse and perform a variety of music for soprano/alto voices and combine with other choirs to form the Worship Collective. The group will concertize throughout the traditional academic year. Open by audition to all interested students. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum for twelve (12) times. Additional uniform fee. Prerequisite: MUS 091 or 094. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 069, 090, or 489. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS490C-A
Castaneda, Juan B.
09/07/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 138
MUS490C-A
Castaneda, Juan B.
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 138

MUS490D Major Ensemble: Lancer Chorus

This choral ensemble will rehearse and perform a variety of music for tenor/bass voices. The group will concertize throughout the traditional academic year. Open by audition to all interested students. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of eight(8) units. Additional uniform fee. Prerequisite: MUS 092. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 069, 090, or 489. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS490D-A
Toledo, David M.
09/07/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS490D-A
Toledo, David M.
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

MUS490E Major Ensemble: Rhapsody

This choral ensemble will rehearse and perform a variety of music for soprano/alto voices. The group will concertize throughout the traditional academic year. Open by audition to all interested students. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of eight (8) units. Additional uniform fee. Prerequisite: MUS 091 or 094. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 069, 090, or 489. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS490E-A
Garrett, Karen G.
09/07/2021 MW 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS490E-A
Garrett, Karen G.
01/10/2022 MW 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

 

Lower Division Requirements

MUS114 Music Theory I

A review of music fundamentals, intensive study of basic concepts of music theory for the music major, introduction to music notation software. Concert attendance requirement. Concurrent requisite: MUS 115. (3 units; Fall)

MUS114-A
Kirk, Erin P.
09/07/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS114-B
Kirk, Erin P.
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 147

MUS115 Musicianship Lab 1

Introductory experiences in sight-singing and ear-training. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 114. (1 unit; Fall).htm

MUS115-B
Jaramillo, Andres E.
09/07/2021 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS115-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
09/07/2021 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 101

MUS120 Introduction to Music Ministry

Thought and discussion on the true heart of a worship leader. Special emphasis will be given to the call and role of a worship leader and the practical elements of music ministry. This course is designed to introduce students to the Worship Arts and Ministry program and provide the foundational elements of worship, which will prepare them for academic and career success. (1 unit; Fall)

MUS120-A
Bolin, Joseph E.
09/07/2021 Th 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 162

MUS124 Music Theory II

Development of skills in analyzing and writing music involving diatonic voice leading principles and harmonic progressions. Examples are drawn from art, sacred and popular music. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 125. Prerequisite: MUS 114. Concert attendance requirement. (3 units; Spring)

MUS124-A
Kirk, Erin P.
01/10/2022 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS124-B
Kirk, Erin P.
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 147

MUS125 Musicianship Lab II

Continued development of aural skills and introduction to keyboard harmony and improvisation. Prerequisite: MUS 115; Concurrent requisite: MUS 124. (1 unit; Spring)

MUS125-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
01/10/2022 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 138
MUS125-B
Jaramillo, Andres E.
01/10/2022 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 138

MUS202 Music in Global Cultures

Emphasis on musical instruments, and be able to describe their significance in a culture's folklore, religion and history; fundamental elements of music and how they vary in different traditions; the effects of cultural influences such as gender and ethnically on the perception, interpretations and performance of music; forces of nationalism, acculturation, and westernization and their effect on musical traditions. (2 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS202-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
09/07/2021 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 162
MUS202-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
01/10/2022 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 162

MUS214 Music Theory III

Advanced writing and analysis of music involving chromatic and extended harmonies, and an introduction to 16th century polyphony and 18th century counterpoint. Examples are drawn from art, sacred and popular music. Prerequisite: MUS 124; Concurrent Requisite: MUS 215. (3 units; Fall)

MUS214-B
Rodriguez, Joshua E.
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 163
MUS214-A
Rodriguez, Joshua E.
09/07/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 163

MUS215 Musicianship Lab III

Advanced training in ear-training, sight-singing and keyboard harmony involving chromatic exercises. Prerequisite: MUS 125; Concurrent Requisite: MUS 214. (1 unit; Fall)

MUS215-A
Brand Butler, Angela H
09/07/2021 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 162
MUS215-B
Posegate, Stephen C.
09/07/2021 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 162

MUS282 Music Technology

Introduction to a broad perspective of the many ways musicians use computers. Emphasis on historic milestones, current issues, and practical skill in using software and hardware in music technology. Prerequisite: Declared music major, minor, or concentration. (2 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS282-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS282-C
McConnell, Matthew Allen
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS282-B
Pickett, Glenn A.
09/07/2021 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS282-A
Beaumont, Walter Lance
01/10/2022 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS282-B
McConnell, Matthew Allen
01/10/2022 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 161

Choose one of the following:

COM113 Oral Communication

This course is designed to introduce the process of public communication and to help develop and refine the skills of oral communication. (3 units; Fall/Spring & OPS)

COM113-N
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
COM113-T
Brodie, Victoria K
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
COM113-V
De La O, Fernanda Arlene
09/07/2021 TTh 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM James Complex 166
COM113-S
Vennemann, Darlene Sue
09/07/2021 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA
COM113-P
Boes, Cynthia D.
09/07/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
COM113-U
De La O, Fernanda Arlene
09/07/2021 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA
COM113-G
Eggleston, Tiffany M.
09/07/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
COM113-O
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
COM113-Q
Marse, Michael
09/07/2021 W 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM James Complex 171
COM113-M
Stumpf, Paul M.
09/07/2021 MWF 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM TBA
COM113-E
Vennemann, Darlene Sue
09/07/2021 MWF 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM TBA
COM113-W
Stumpf, Paul M.
09/07/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
COM113-R
De La O, Fernanda Arlene
09/07/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
COM113-L
Vennemann, Darlene Sue
09/07/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
COM113-A
Stumpf, Paul M.
09/07/2021 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
COM113-B
Murray, Donald R.
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
COM113-C
Marse, Michael
09/07/2021 TTh 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Building 36 36B
COM113-D
Pearson, MaryAnn
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
COM113-F
Murray, Donald R.
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
COM113-H
White, Debra
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
COM113-I
Murray, Donald R.
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
COM113-J
White, Debra
09/07/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
COM113-K
White, Debra
09/07/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
COM113-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
COM113-B
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
COM113-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA
COM113-D
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
COM113-E
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
COM113-F
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
COM113-G
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
COM113-H
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
COM113-I
Brodie, Victoria K
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
COM113-J
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM TBA
COM113-K
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
COM113-L
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
COM113-M
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
COM113-N
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA
COM113-O
Marse, Michael
01/10/2022 TTh 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM TBA
COM113-P
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
COM113-Q
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
COM113-R
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA

CST451 Biblical Preaching

A study of the basic principles for preparing and delivering biblical sermons, with an emphasis on the writing, delivery, and analysis of expository sermons. Prerequisite: Previous Biblical Studies coursework. (3 units; Spring & OPS)

CST451-A
Cochran, Gregory C.
01/10/2022 Th 7:00 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

 

Upper Division Requirements

MUS301 Survey of Music History

This course is a study of the development of musical styles and idioms in the context of selected historical periods and their connection with the cultural evolution of Western civilization. (3 units; Fall)

MUS301-A
Brand Butler, Angela H
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 163

MUS304 Craft of Ministry I

This course is designed to explore the craft and heart of ministry in the church. It will equip future worship leaders/pastors with the practical, ministerial, and management skills needed to build, organize, and manage a thriving multi-dimensional, biblically based, worship ministry in the context of the local church worldwide. (3 units; Fall)

MUS304-A
Bolin, Joseph E.
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 132

MUS312 Introduction to Conducting

Basic conducting skills, principles, and rehearsal techniques for choral and instrumental music. Observations of choral and instrumental ensemble rehearsals. Prerequisite: MUS 214. (2 units; Fall)

MUS312-A
Holliday, Guy M.
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

MUS332 Psalms,Hymns and Spiritual Songs

An exploration of the biblical view of music and theology of corporate singing; focusing on how each should affect the twenty-first century Church. Special emphasis given to the Psalms and Christian hymnody, including contemporary hymns. (2 units; Spring)

MUS332-A
Toledo, David M.
01/10/2022 Th 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Hawkins Music Building 162

MUS360 Theolgy, Hist and Prctc of Wrshp

An examination of biblical text and the history of worship in the church in order to develop a biblical theology of worship and its application in the local church. Students will learn about the development and reforms of liturgical practices and biblical foundations for historical and present-day worship applications. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS360-A
Toledo, David M.
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 138
MUS360-A
Toledo, David M.
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 163

MUS364 Songwriting and Commcl Productn

In this course students will experience the full creative process of writing a song, arranging it, making a demo, and creating a full studio production. Focusing on foundational recording and production techniques, this class will also highlight topics of music copyright, licensing, and publishing. Prerequisite: MUS 282. (3 units; Fall)

MUS364-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 159

MUS370 Worship Technology

Worship Technology covers the various skills needed for the technical aspects of modern church worship service. Included in the course will be techniques on lighting, sound, multi-media, and emerging technologies that will enhance corporate worship. The student will learn the various skills needed for these areas as well as the ability to communicate with professionals in the technical field. (3 units; Spring)

MUS370-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building

MUS404 Craft of Ministry II

This course is designed to equip the aspiring worship leader/pastor with administrative, organization, and management skills essential for success in the environment and structure of the local church. Prerequisite: MUS 304. (2 units; Spring)

MUS404-A
Maclay, Travis J.
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 132

MUS434 Creative Worship Planning

Combining a biblical methodology with current technology, this course equips students with the tools necessary for planning and executing effective corporate worship gatherings that foster theological depth, musical excellence, and cultural relevance. (2 units; Spring)

MUS434-A
Beaumont, Walter Lance
01/10/2022 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 147

MUS474 Worship Ministry Internship

This internship will consist of a summer spent serving in the context of a church worship ministry under the direct mentorship of an established and influential worship leader/pastor. This internship will serve as a capstone project for those in the BA in Worship Arts and Ministry degree program and will represent a synthesis and application of musical, technical, ministerial, and professional skills assessed throughout the program. (1 unit; Summer)

MUS494 Sr Recital Proj for Worship Arts

Worship Arts and Ministry students must plan, organize, lead, and execute a 60-minute senior recital or project. The vision of the event will be modeled after a "Night of Worship" setting and include select creative elements outside of music such as lighting, video, staging, and/or other artistic expressions. Student must complete Level 4 of the Worship Arts Proficiency. Prerequisite: Senior status. (0 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS494-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
09/07/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS494-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/10/2022 - Instructor OFFC

Choose one of the following:

CBS403 Congregation and Community

An overview of Christian congregation and community from theological and behavioral science perspectives. Subjects include the function and purpose of Christian Institutions including the household and congregation as a place of discipleship, worship, fellowship and relational reconciliation. Secondary institutions will include Christian media, economics, law and education. The impact of the shift from Christian nationalism to post-Christian America will be addressed. (3 units; Fall)

CBS403-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
09/07/2021 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

CBS415 Biblical Wisdom and Human Behav.

A comprehensive examination of the principles for living found in the Biblical Wisdom literature. The principles will be applied to several areas of human behavior including personality development, abnormality and mental health, cognition, emotions, marriage and family life, authority, work, financial management, and citizenship. The implications for personal choices, parenting, counseling, teaching and ministry will be thoroughly considered. (3 units; Fall)

CBS415-A
Lewis, Nathaniel P
09/07/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA

 

Christian Studies Minor

 

Student must declare and complete all requirements for the Christian Studies Minor, including the following courses:

Christian Studies Courses: CST 110, 130, 350, 360*, and 370

Upper Division Elective Requirements (three units from the following): PHI 303, 324, 343, 353, 433

* MUS 360 Theology, History, and Practice of Worship is an approved variance for CST 360 Church History (3 units) in the Christian Studies Minor.

Optional Concentrations (12 units)

 

Students can earn an optional concentration in the following areas:

    • Jazz Studies
    • Keyboard Collaborative Arts
    • Live Music Production (MD)
    • Songwriting
    • Studio Production
    • Worship Tech

Each optional concentration requires the completion of a minimum of twelve (12) distinct units beyond the major.

For requirements, please see the current catalog.

 


*Curriculum subject to change. Please see the current catalog for more information.