May 30, 2020
CIP Code: 39.0501
(In addition to General Education, Bachelor of Music, and Music Major Core Requirements)
Mission Statement: In accordance with the mission statement of Missouri Baptist University, the academic program, and the music discipline, this major focuses on preparing students for careers in the music ministry within the church or a related setting.
Worship Leadership Core – The student must take all of these courses plus one of the following performance concentrations.
Music Major Core
Bachelor of Arts in Music
(In addition to General Education, Bachelor of Arts, and Music Major Core Requirements)
Mission Statement: In accordance with the mission statement of Missouri Baptist University, the academic program, and the music discipline, this major provides for those interested in the music field as part of a liberal arts program.
Bachelor of Arts in Music majors must take a general education course introducing an art form other than music, such as, art, dance, and theatre/drama, as part of their general education requirements.
Concentrations – The student must complete one of the following concentrations.
All persons majoring in any music field must complete the following core:
Required Music Theory (MUTH) Courses
†Students who pass the theory placement test are not required to take this course.
Required Music History and Literature (MUHL) Courses
Required Music Education (MUED) Course
Required Music Recital Attendance (MURA) Courses
8 semesters of credit required
Worship Leadership Core
One elective from the following
Total: 32 Hours
1See the catalog section on Senior Permission for information on earning graduate credit for this course.
*Upper division music elective may not include private lessons or ensembles.
**Voice credit may be Class Voice, Private Voice, or a combination of both.
***Advanced piano students may take proficiency exam for up to four semesters of credit. Piano credit may be Class Piano, Private Piano, or a combination of both.
****The student may take courses listed as Small Ensemble to complete this requirement.
*****The student must take three semesters of upper division private lessons before their senior recital.
Total Including General Education and Degree: 131-138 Hours