Scarborough College

Biblical Studies

Biblical Studies

BIB 1002 Academic Skills for College Students
This course is a study of the spiritual and academic qualities necessary for the success of college students. Foundational elements will include character virtues, critical thinking, research and writing skills, and disciplined study habits.
Two Hours.

BIB 1003 Introduction to Christianity and College Life
An Introduction to the Bachelor of Science in Biblical Studies program on the Darrington Unit. This course will cover a summary of the Christian Gospel with a particular view to its implications for the nature and goals of the Seminary program at Darrington.
Three Hours.

BIB 1113 Bible Study and Interpretive Methods
The principles of how to study the biblical text with special attention given to each biblical genre and the methods of approaching them for the purpose of interpretation and teaching.
Three Hours.

BIB 1122 Virtues of Godly Character
An investigation of the virtue ethic of the Bible, from the ancients through contemporary culture with an emphasis on assessing our current cultural need, and on learning and living the qualities of character of a true believer in Christ.
Two Hours.

BIB 1123 Virtues of Godly Character
An investigation of the virtue ethic of the Bible, from the ancients through contemporary culture with an emphasis on assessing our current cultural need, and on learning and living the qualities of character of a true believer in Christ.
Three Hours.

BIB 1133 Biblical Theology of Manhood
This course will study biblical passages focused on being a biblical father, responsible husband, and godly man with particular emphasis on the roles of fatherhood and parenting; courtship and marriage; developing male leaders and male leadership in the local church. In additional to theoretical knowledge the class will contain some practical application on skills related to raising children and ministering effectively to men.
Three Hours.

BIB 1143 Biblical Theology of Womanhood I
An amplified and comprehensive study of womanhood in the Old Testament integrating previous studies in theology, exegesis, hermeneutics, linguistics, and philosophy in order to establish the foundation for systematizing a consistent and non-contradictory pattern and plan for biblical womanhood. Restricted to certificate students.
Three Hours.

BIB 1153 Biblical Thlgy of Womanhood II
An amplified and comprehensive study of womanhood in the New Testament integrating previous studies in theology, exegesis, hermeneutics, linguistics, and philosophy in order to establish the foundation for systematizing a consistent and non-contradictory pattern and plan for biblical womanhood. Restricted to certificate students.
Three Hours.

BIB 1163 Intro to Biblical Womanhood
Three Hours.

BIB 1212 The Christian Life
An introduction and practice of the desires, development, and disciplines of the Christian life, with implications for immersion in the Word of God and the Spirit of Christ, the central doctrines of the faith, spiritual and moral formation and behaviors, and spiritual warfare ministry.
Two Hours.

BIB 1213 The Christian Life
An introduction and practice of the desires, development, and disciplines of the Christian life, with implications for immersion in the Word of God and the Spirit of Christ, the central doctrines of the faith, spiritual and moral formation and behaviors, and spiritual warfare ministry.
Three Hours.

BIB 1223 The Narrative and Thematic Structure of the Bible
A survey of the grand narrative of the Bible as a whole, exploring various thematic elements such as covenant, salvation, and kingdom. The course looks into the variety of literary components of the narrative, and the ways these components apply to the Bible in both large and small units.
Three Hours.

BIB 2213 Disciple-Making
Instruction in the whats, whys and hows of personal and corporate disciple-making in order to enter the actual process by being a disciple and discipling others. Prerequisites: BIB 1213 and 1123.
Three Hours.

BIB 2233 Social Media and the Christian Life
Three Hours.

BIB 3103 Introduction to Biblical Counseling
A careful examination of the Bible in order to establish the biblical principles of counseling and introduction to the use of Scripture in counseling others. This examination will include an exploration of the theological and historical support for these principles and will compare and contrast other models, both Christian and secular. This study will also consider the application and implications of these principles for students in various anticipated ministry situations.
Three Hours.

BIB 3253 Biblical Backgrounds
Three Hours.

BIB 3503 Archaeology of Ancient Israel
A study of the archaeology of Bible lands related to the Old Testament.
Three Hours.

BIB 3523 Context of the OT
Three Hours.

BIB 3533 Archaeology of Ancient Israel
A study of the archaeology of Bible lands related to the Old Testament. Three Hours.
Three Hours.

BIB 3603 Jacksonville Pastors Conference
Students attend and reflect on the Jacksonville Pastors Conference.
Three Hours.

New Testament

NTS 2203 Focused Study in New Testament
An in-depth continuation of NTS 2103. This class fulfills a core requirement for the Bachelor of Arts degree.
Three Hours.

NTS 3123 New Testament I
An introduction to the Gospels with emphasis on literary structure, theological content, historical issues, and contemporary applications.
Three Hours.

NTS 3223 New Testament II
An introduction to the books of Acts through 2 Thessalonians with emphasis on literary structure, theological content, historical issues, and contemporary applications.
Three Hours.

NTS 4123 New Testament III
An introduction to the books of 1 Timothy through Revelation with emphasis on literary structure, theological content, historical issues, and contemporary applications.
Three Hours.

Old Testament

OTS 1203 Focused Study in Old Testament
An in-depth continuation of OTS 1103. This class fulfills a core requirement for the Bachelor of Arts degree.
Three Hours.

OTS 2113 Old Testament I
An introduction to the books of Genesis through Ruth with emphasis on literary structure, theological content, historical issues, and contemporary applications.
Three Hours.

OTS 2213 Old Testament II
An introduction to the books of Samuel through Song of Solomon with emphasis on literary structure, theological content, historical issues, and contemporary applications.
Three Hours.

OTS 3113 Old Testament III
An introduction to the books of Isaiah through Malachi with emphasis on literary structure, theological content, historical issues, and contemporary applications.
Three Hours.

Christian Ministry

Christian Ministry

MIN 1103 Leadership Development Center
Three Hours.

MIN 2103 Introduction to Christian Ministry
An introduction to Christian ministry. Topics include: calling, the pastoral office, philosophy of ministry, servant-leadership in ministry, pastoral care and relationships in ministry. Three hours.
Three Hours.

MIN 2113 The Study of Expository Preaching
A historical study of expository preaching and the structure of the sermon with insight for the construction of sermons directly from a biblical text. Basic principles will be examined and applied in a preaching context including the formation of the Central Idea of the Text, sermon structure, support, definition and application of a Biblical text.
Three Hours.

MIN 2123 Ministry Through the Outdoors
A study of the biblical, theological, and programmatic foundations that guide the utilization of the outdoors as a ministry to men and boys. Special attention will be given to ministry programs that strengthen the church and family relationships, outdoor skills, safety, and the stewardship and conservation of natural resources.
Three Hours.

MIN 2173 Advanced Biblical Preaching
Three Hours.

MIN 2203 Church Planting/Pastoral Ministry
This course considers the unique challenges of and strategies for evangelism, church planting and church growth among the incarcerated. Students will explore the theological, sociological and missiological aspects of pastoral leadership within the prison culture.
Three Hours.

MIN 2313 Focused Study:
Three Hours.

Evangelism and Missions

Evangelism

EVA 2113 Evangelism
An introduction to evangelism with emphasis upon the biblical, theological, and practical applications within the context of the local church. Special emphasis will be given to church growth and personal witnessing. This class fulfills a requirement for the Bachelor of Science degree.
Three Hours.

EVA 2201 Personal Evangelism
A course designed to provide students with skills needed to present the gospel to nonbelievers. This class fulfills a core requirement for the Bachelor of Arts degree.
One Hour.

EVA 2313 Evangelism and Church Planting in the Hispanic Culture
A study of the essential principles for starting and multiplying churches. Special attention is given to the development of a biblical foundation, a compelling vision, a contextualized strategy, a fervent intercessory prayer group, a gifted church planting team, a committed core group, and state of the art outreach methods resulting in the establishment of vibrant, reproducing churches.
Three Hours.

EVA 2401 Evangelism Practicum
A practicum that serves as a structured and significant educational experience that takes place in a church, institution, or community environment under the supervision of ministry mentors.
One Hour.

EVA 2423 Urban Evangelism Practicum
A study of the urban area, the people, their needs, and various methods of evangelism and church growth. Time will be spent in lectures, assigned readings, and research, as well as in an urban area, observing the challenges and participating in various ministries utilized by churches and denominational agencies.
Three Hours.

EVA 2453 Revival Evangelism Practicum
A study of local church evangelistic outreach methods with special attention to the preparation for local church revival. Class sessions will be devoted to orientation, assigned readings, preparation and evaluation. One week will be spent in a local church participating in a revival meeting.
Three Hours.

EVA 2593 International Evangelism
This course prepares students to travel abroad and practice principles of cross-cultural communication of the gospel for the purpose of evangelizing people in host cultures.
Three Hours.

EVA 3201 Crossover Evangelism
Students participate in evangelism at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention.
One Hour.

EVA 3202 Crossover Evangelism
Students participate in evangelism at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Two Hours.

EVA 3203 Crossover Evangelism
Students participate in evangelism at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Three Hours.

EVA 3313 Evangelism Practicum
Field-based cross-cultural missionary work whereby the student spends 13 weeks engaging the project's target people in order to share the gospel. The student will conduct interviews with the targeted people group and keep a journal of responses, decisions made, and reactions to the gospel.
Three Hours.

Missions

MIS 2013 Introduction to Missions
An overview of the biblical, historical, and theological bases for Christian missions. Emphasis on the ability to explain the nature of cultures, interpret the relationship between culture and behavior, apply principles of cross-cultural communication, and envision contextualized worship.
Three Hours.

MIS 2203 Three-Hour Missions Praxis
Students engage in the practice of missions.
Three Hours.

MIS 2273 Introduction to Islam
Introduces students to the fundamental aspects and beliefs of Islam within a biblical perspective. Special attention will be given to Islamic history, the canonization of the Quran, the nature of Allah, the nature of man, the quranic Jesus, the various sects of Islam, and a detailed study on jihad.
Three Hours.

MIS 2293 Sharing Christ With Muslims
Explores and evaluates the various approaches to sharing the gospel of Christ with Muslims with an emphasis on clearing away theological misconceptions, removing cultural obstacles and developing effective evangelistic and discipleship practices. Three Hours.
Three Hours.

MIS 2413 Emerging Missiological Issues
An intensive study of selected current issues in missiology and their impact on missions theory and strategy.
Three Hours.

MIS 3201 International Mission Trip
A course designed to offer training to prepare students for the practice of Christian ministry in the missionary context.
One Hour.

MIS 3293 Intro to NA Church Planting
This is a study of the essential principles for starting and multiplying Baptist churches with New Testament characteristics in North American settings. This course establishes biblical, spiritual, evangelistic, leadership, and strategic foundations for church planting. Students will be assisted in selecting and developing the church planting models that are best suited for them in light of their calling and giftedness within the various contexts of North America.
Three Hours.

MIS 3316 Missions Practicum
Field-based cross-cultural missionary work whereby the student spends 13 weeks of mentored study with the veteran missionaries responsible for the project's target people. The student will conduct interviews and keep a journal. A report of mission strategies and vision for the project's targeted people must be prepared.
Six Hours.

MIS 3323 Linguistics Practicum
Field-based language study as assigned by the IMB. This course is Pass/Fail. The student's supervisor will report on how well the student engaged language study and understanding.
Three Hours.

Education

Education

EDU 2103 The History and Philosophy of Education
An introduction to historical and philosophical foundations of education, especially as it pertains to the West. Using both primary and secondary sources, students will examine the intellectual, social, and cultural forces which have influenced the development of education.
Three Hours.

EDU 2113 History of Jewish Education
A study of the principles of Jewish educational theory from the time of Abraham through the Apostle Paul. This course studies education in the Abrahamic Period, Education in the Pentateuch, Education in the Settlement of Canaan, Education of the School of the Prophets, Jesus the Master Teacher and the Teaching Ministry of the Apostle Paul.
Three Hours.

EDU 2203 Introduction to Christian Education and Ministry
An introduction to ministry preparation through clarifying one's call to ministry, understanding the nature of the church and theories of Christian Education, studying educational ministries, and participating in supervised field experience.
Three Hours.

EDU 3103 Theology and Education
A study of the biblical teachings of creation, fall, and redemption and other implications in the development of educational philosophy, strategy, and practice.
Three Hours.

EDU 3203 Principles and Methods of Teaching
The principles and methods of teaching, including the study of the roles of the teacher, teaching and learning styles, and the development of presentation skills using various instructional methods.
Three Hours.

EDU 4113 Educational Leadership and Administration
A study in Christian education that focuses on the discipleship function of the church and includes an emphasis on the teaching ministry as a whole, curriculum design, mentoring, and Christ's role as a teacher as found in scripture.
Three Hours.

English Language

English Language- Chapel

ELCHP 1003 Chapel
The chapel service at Southwestern is central to anyone seeking to serve the Lord in their life. The chapel services provide ELI students regular opportunities to practice listening to a variety of speakers. ELI students must pass two semesters of chapel. Three hours.
Four Hours.

English Language-Grammar

ELGRM 1114 Beginning & Intermed Grammer
Designed for ELI students at the beginning and intermediate levels to improve English grammar skills, emphasizing formal English used in academic speech and writing. Four hours.
Four Hours.

ELGRM 1124 Advanced Grammar
Designed for ELI students at the advanced level to improve English grammar skills, emphasizing formal English used in academic speech and writing. Four hours.
Four Hours.

English Language- Language Lab

ELLAB 1113 Language Lab/Cultural Practice
Designed to provide ELI students with both independent English language practice and real-world cultural interactions that will give them the confidence to actively participate in an American educational institution. Three hours.
Four Hours.

English Language-Oral Comm

ELORC 1114 Beginning & Intermed Oral Comm
Designed for ELI students at the beginning and intermediate levels to improve skills in speaking, presenting, listening, and actively participating in an American classroom setting. Four hours.
Four Hours.

ELORC 1124 Advanced Oral Communication
Designed for ELI students at the advanced level to improve skills in speaking, presenting, listening, and actively participating in an American classroom setting. Four hours.
Four Hours.

English Language-Reading

ELRDG 1114 Reading Comprehension & Theol Vocab
Designed to equip ELI students with strategies for reading academic texts while building their vocabulary, especially theological vocabulary pertaining to coursework at SWBTS. Four hours.
Four Hours.

English Language-Writing/Comp

ELWRT 1124 Advanced Writing & Composition
Designed for ELI to develop academic writing skills, including appropriate style, development, and research skills. Four hours.
Four Hours.

English

English

ENG 1103 English I - Grammar & Syntax
An introductory study of the basics of English, including reading, comprehension, and composition. Attention will be given to the development of study skills, critical thinking, and rhetoric. Topics will include utilizing persuasive strategies, understanding conventions for organization, and presenting logical support. Special attention will be given to composing papers with standard American grammar.
Three Hours.

ENG 1203 English II- Literary Interpretation
Introduces students to the conventions of written arguments in different genres, including literary criticism, history, philosophy, and exegesis. Prerequisites: ENG 1103.
Three Hours.

ENG 2103 English III - Rhetoric & Composition
Three Hours.

ENG 2203 English IV - Speech
Three Hours.

ENG 3223 Influence of Women in Faith & Culture
A survey of the lives and work of influential women in Western culture, their impact on the church and society, with emphasis on practical application for the contemporary Christian woman.
Three Hours.

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family & Consumer Sciences

FAM 1103 Principles of Biblical Womanhood
This course analyzes the character qualities resident in the woman who desires to please God. Three hours.
Three Hours.

FAM 3103 Biblical Model for Home and Family
Focus on the biblical role of women related to the home, family, church, ministry, and relationships. Three hours.
Three Hours.

FAM 3114 Principles of Food Preparation with Lab
Principles and techniques of food preparation and application of basic nutrition principles throughout the life cycle. $100 Lab Fee. Four hours. (Three hours classroom and three hours lab)
Four Hours.

FAM 3123 Home and Family Management
This course focuses on management concepts that are an important part of the home and family decision-making process and the allocation of human, financial, and natural resources to achieve family goals. Topics covered include: goal setting, time management, planning, household organization, and biblical hospitality. Three hours.
Three Hours.

FAM 3203 Value of a Child
A study of the spiritual, physical, emotional and cognitive development of a child.
Three Hours.

FAM 3204 Meal Preparation with Lab
The basic principles of planning, preparing, and serving nutritional foods. Various fundamentals and techniques of meal preparation and management are emphasized and applied through laboratory exercises. $150 Lab Fee. Four hours. (Three hours classroom and three hours lab)
Four Hours.

FAM 4103 Basics of Design
Basic design principles as applied to clothing. Textiles, Historic Costume, and Flat Pattern Design are introduced. Three hours.
Three Hours.

FAM 4203 Resource Management Practicum
This capstone course focuses on the synthesis and application of the Family and Consumer Sciences curriculum with a focus on personal resource management skills. Three hours.
Three Hours.

FAM 4204 Fundamentals of Clothing Construction
Development of proficiency in the execution of professional clothing construction skills. Introduction to fabric selection, clothing construction equipment, and garment construction. $50 Lab fee. Four hours.
Four Hours.

FAM 4211 Supervised Internship
One Hour.

FAM 4212 Supervised Internship
Two Hours.

FAM 4213 Supervised Internship
Three Hours.

FAM 4221 Directed Study
A course focused on adding depth and breadth to Family and Consumer Science discipline. One hour.
One Hour.

FAM 4222 Directed Study
A course focused on adding depth and breadth to Family and Consumer Science discipline. Two hours.
Two Hours.

FAM 4223 Directed Study
A course focused on adding depth and breadth to Family and Consumer Science discipline. Three hours.
Three Hours.

FAM 4231 Special Topics in Family & Consumer Sc
A specialized course focused on a specific topic in Family and Consumer Sciences. One hour.
One Hour.

FAM 4232 Special Topics in Family & Consumer Scie
A specialized course focused on a specific topic in Family and Consumer Sciences. Two hours.
Two Hours.

FAM 4233 Special Topics in Family & Consumer Sc
A specialized course focused on a specific topic in Family and Consumer Sciences. Three hours.
Three Hours.

General Studies

Chapel

CHP 1000 Chapel
The chapel service at Southwestern is central to instilling the Christian qualities becoming to anyone seeking to serve the Lord in their life. College students who do not transfer credits to Southwestern must pass six semesters of chapel to graduate from the College at Southwestern. Those students transferring credits will have the number of required semesters reduced based on the number of credits transferred. The exact number of required semesters will be communicated at the conclusion of the transfer process. Students must register for chapel in order to receive credit.
No Hours.

College Math

MTH 3222 Math for Financial Management
Basic principles of financial planning, budgeting, and biblical stewardship.
Two Hours.

MTH 3223 Math for Financial Management
Basic principles of financial planning, budgeting, and biblical stewardship.
Three Hours.

Stewardship

STW 2103 Financial Stewardship
The focus of this course is on the fundamentals of personal financial stewardship. Lectures, readings, and other assignments are designed to help students learn and apply important financial management concepts and prepare them to be confident everyday stewards.
Three Hours.

History of Ideas

Church History

CHH 3213 Survey of Church History
A general survey of the history of Christianity from the New Testament to the present.
Three Hours.

Fine Arts

FNA 2103 Introduction to Fine Arts
A study of the historical development of the arts such as music, painting, sculpture, architecture, visual arts, drama, and film.
Three Hours.

History of Ideas

HIS 1103 Early Western Civilization
A study of the history and philosophy of western civilization from antiquity to the rise of Christianity.
Three Hours.

HIS 1113 Western Civilization I
Provides a broad survey of the seminal events and ideas comprising western culture from ancient Mesopotamia to the Middle Ages.
Three Hours.

HIS 1203 Church and Empires
A study of the history and philosophy of western civilization from late antiquity to the late medieval period.
Three Hours.

HIS 1213 Western Civilization II
A continuation of the inquiry begun in Western Civilization I, this course provides an historical investigation of western culture from the Renaissance to the 21st century AD.
Three Hours.

HIS 1223 Late Antiquity
A study of the history and philosophy of western civilization from the 1st century through the 8th century.
Three Hours.

HIS 2103 World Religions
A general survey of the major contemporary religions of the world, including the teachings of Buddha, Confucius, Lao-Tzu, and Muhammad.
Three Hours.

HIS 2113 Medieval
A study of the history and philosophy of western civilization from the 9th century through the 14th century.
Three Hours.

HIS 2133 The History of Islam
An intensive study of the history, culture, theology, and philosophical thought of the Islamic peoples, particularly as these influenced the birth and growth of Islam. Primary and secondary sources will be utilized to illustrate the worldview and cultural belief systems of Islamic peoples.
Three Hours.

HIS 2203 Renaissance and Reformation
A study of the history and philosophy of western civilization from the 14th Century through the 16th Century.
Three Hours.

HIS 2213 Baptist History and Heritage
Baptist history to the present. Development of basic doctrine and polity will be discussed, as well as historically important Baptist men and women.
Three Hours.

HIS 2223 Southern Baptists
A history of the founding and development of Southern Baptist church life. Basic organizational principles and characteristic functions of the Southern Baptist Convention will be addressed in this study as well as the role of associations and state conventions.
Three Hours.

HIS 2313 Historiography
A study on the historian's craft based on examination of primary sources and the methods by which historians select particular details which are synthesized into a narrative that withstands critical examination (3 hours).
Three Hours.

HIS 3103 Enlightenment
A study of the history and philosophy of western civilization from the Seventeenth Century through the Eighteenth Century.
Three Hours.

HIS 3143 Reformation Studies
A detailed examination of a specific topic, doctrine, theologian, or movement in relation to the Reformation.
Three Hours.

HIS 3203 The 19th Century
A study of the history and philosophy of western civilization of the Nineteenth Century.
Three Hours.

HIS 3233 Social Institutions
Advanced seminar in the primary literature pertaining to the development and maintenance of social institutions. An investigation of complex social forms constituting the enduring features of social life. Topics include: families; governments, economic systems, education; religions; sociology; political science; human rights; just war. Three Hours.
Three Hours.

HIS 4103 The Early 20th Century
A study of the history and philosophy of western civilization from 1900 to 1964.
Three Hours.

HIS 4203 Late 20th Century to the Present
A study of social/political trends and philosophies from 1964 to the present.
Three Hours.

HIS 4903 Directed Study
Three Hours.

History of Ideas Seminars

IDE 1103 Early Western Civilization Seminar
A seminar in the primary literature pertaining to the history and philosophy of early western civilization.
Three Hours.

IDE 1203 Church and Empires Seminar
A seminar in the primary literature pertaining to the history and philosophy of western civilization from late antiquity to the late medieval period. Prerequisite: IDE 1103.
Three Hours.

IDE 1213 Late Antiquity Seminar
A seminar of the history and philosophy of western civilization from the 1st century through the 8th century. Prerequisite: IDE 1103.
Three Hours.

IDE 2103 World Religions
A seminar in the primary literature pertaining to the history and philosophy of the major contemporary religions of the world. Included are the teachings of Buddha, Confucius, Lao-Tzu, and Muhammad. Prerequisites: IDE 1103, IDE 1203.
Three Hours.

IDE 2113 Medieval Seminar
A seminar of the history and philosophy of western civilization from the 9th century through the 14th century. Prerequisite: IDE 1103, IDE 1213.
Three Hours.

IDE 2203 Renaissance and Reformation Seminar
A seminar in the primary literature pertaining to the history and philosophy of the 14th through 16th Centuries. Prerequisites: IDE 1103, IDE 1213, IDE 2113.
Three Hours.

IDE 3103 Enlightenment Seminar
A seminar in the primary literature pertaining to the history and philosophy of the Seventeenth through Eighteenth Centuries. Prerequisites: IDE 1103, IDE 1213, IDE 2113, IDE 2203.
Three Hours.

IDE 3203 The 19th Century Seminar
A seminar in the primary literature pertaining to the history and philosophy of the Nineteenth Century. Prerequisites: IDE 1103, IDE 1213, IDE 2113, IDE 2203, IDE 3103.
Three Hours.

IDE 4103 The Early 20th Century Seminar
A seminar in the primary literature pertaining to the history and philosophy of the early Twentieth Century. Prerequisites: IDE 1103, IDE 1213, IDE 2113, IDE 2203, IDE 3103, IDE 3203. First 25 pages of senior thesis required for this course.
Three Hours.

IDE 4203 Late 20th Cent/Early 21st Cent
A study of social/political trends and philosophies from 1964 to the present. Prerequisites: IDE 1103, IDE 1213, IDE 2113, IDE 2203, IDE 3103, IDE 3203, IDE 4103. Second 25 pages of senior thesis required for this course.
Three Hours.

Interpretation

INT 1200 Literary Interpretation Lab
This lab provides opportunities for students to practice and improve their skills in researching, analyzing, and interpreting texts. Students will learn how to integrate these skills into the composition process. Corequisite: INT 1203.
No Hours.

INT 1203 Literary Interpretation
An introductory study of the methods of interpreting texts. Attention will be given to the relevance of the following: genre; social, cultural, and literary contexts; relations between syntax, semantics, and pragmatics; literal and non-literal uses of language in speech (e.g., analogy and metaphor).
Three Hours.

Missions

MIS 3333 Intercultural Teaching & Learning Pract
Teaching and learning are different in various cultures. This course equips students to teach cross-culturally. Students travel to a site and make theory practical doing supervised intercultural teaching.
Three Hours.

MISSN 5613 Intercultural Teaching & Learning Pract
Teaching and learning are different in various cultures. This course equips students to teach cross-culturally. Students travel to a site and make theory practical doing supervised intercultural teaching.
Three Hours.

Natural Sciences

NAS 1103 Health Science
A study in health and wellness with emphasis placed on personal health and wellness. Biblical and alternative perspectives on health, wellness and medicine will be included along with studies of relevant worldview influences on health, wellness, and ethics in medicine. Principle as well as practical approaches will be studied.
Three Hours.

NAS 2203 Issues in Physical Science
A survey of the physical sciences with emphasis on mathematics and the interaction between science and worldviews through historical case studies.
Three Hours.

NAS 3303 Intelligent Design or Unintelligent Evolution
This course provides an overview of the broad cultural, intellectual, and scientific movement known as intelligent design as well as of its chief antagonist, the view that cosmological and biological origins are best explained as the result of an accidental evolutionary process. Prerequisite IDE 1103 and 1203.
Three Hours.

NAS 4203 Natural Science
A survey of science in cultural context with emphasis on contemporary issues such as cosmic fine-tuning, multiverse cosmology, bioethics, evolution, and intelligent design.
Three Hours.

Philosophy

PHI 1203 Introduction to Christian Apologetics
An introduction to apologetics that surveys recent scholarship regarding the truth claims of Christianity and that provides practical ways to use apologetics in evangelism.
Three Hours.

PHI 2103 Logic I
An introduction to the basic principles and skills involved in correct reasoning, with emphasis on detecting and avoiding formal and informal logical fallacies.
Three Hours.

PHI 2123 Metaphysics
Advanced seminar in the primary literature pertaining to the nature of reality. An investigation of the formation of worldviews. Topics include: metaphysics; ontology; materialism; idealism; dualism; theism. Prerequisite: IDE 1103
Three Hours.

PHI 2203 Logic II
An advanced study of logic, especially symbolic logic, focusing on analyzing philosophical arguments. Prequisite: PHI 2103
Three Hours.

PHI 3113 History of Philosophy
An introduction to philosophy and its history with emphasis on how philosophy has contributed to, and opposed, Christian worldview formation.
Three Hours.

PHI 3123 Cultural Apologetics
Three Hours.

PHI 3153 Makers of the Western Mind:
Three Hours.

PHI 3163 Epistemology
Advanced seminar in the primary literature of epistemology. An analysis of the nature of knowledge and how it relates to truth and belief. Treats such questions as: "What is knowledge?," "How is knowledge acquired?," and "What do people know?" Topics include: empiricism; rationalism; constructivism; skepticism; epistemology. Prerequisite: IDE 1103
Three Hours.

PHI 3173 Ethics: How Do We Know Right From Wrong?
Advanced seminar in the primary literature pertaining to the construction of ethical systems. An investigation of what is a good (or bad) life, which actions we ought (or ought not) to take, and how answers to such questions affect how society ought (or ought not) to be structured. Prerequisite: IDE 1103
Three Hours.

PHI 3223 Philosophical Anthropology
Advanced seminar in the primary literature of anthropology. Is man made in the image of God? Is he a complex machine, or a naked ape? Topics include: creation; sociology; anthropology; psychology; imago dei; death; language; culture. Prerequisite: IDE 1103
Three Hours.

PHI 3233 Political Philosophy
Advanced seminar in the primary literature pertaining to the development and maintenance of social institutions. An investigation of complex social forms constituting the enduring features of social life. Topics include: families; governments, economic systems, education; religions; sociology; political science; human rights; just war. Prerequisite: IDE 1103
Three Hours.

PHI 4103 Philosophy of Religion
A study of selected philosophical issues related to religious commitment, such as the relation between faith and reason, the existence of God, and non-theistic challenges to Christian belief.
Three Hours.

PHI 4213 Contemporary Worldviews
Analyze how everyone has a worldview consisting of the core beliefs that guide a person's life. Survey how naturalism, pantheism, theism, and other major worldviews answer questions such as: what is the prime reality- that upon which all else depends? Explore how Christian theism better explains the world compared to rival worldviews.
Three Hours.

PHI 4313 Special Topics in Philosophy
Rotating Topics
Three Hours.

PHI 4323 Special Topics in Apologetics
Rotating Topics
Three Hours.

Reason

REA 1100 Reasoning Lab
The application of the principles of reasoning taught in REA 1103 Reasoning. This lab provides opportunities for students to use and improve reasoning skills in detecting informal fallacies, employing both deductive and inductive logic, and composing effective arguments. Corequisite REA 1103.
No Hours.

REA 1102 Reasoning
An introductory study of the elements of correct reasoning which aims at developing the skills necessary for thinking well. Attention will be given to detecting informal fallacies and employing both deductive and inductive logic.
Two Hours.

REA 1103 Reasoning
An introductory study of the elements of correct reasoning which aims at developing the skills necessary for thinking well. Attention will be given to detecting informal fallacies and employing both deductive and inductive logic.
Three Hours.

Social Sciences

SOS 3103 Principle and Structure of American Politics
A survey of the theoretical, institutional, and behavioral aspects of the American political system. This historical overview will investigate the period from governmental inception to present.
Three Hours.

SOS 3203 Study in American Religious Movements
Studies in the primary literature and commentaries concerning the history, ideas, and practices of selected American religious movements, such as Puritans, Pietists, the Great Awakening, Fundamentalism, Evangelicalism, Pentecostal-charismatic churches, Catholicism, Mormonism, Jehovah Witnesses, the Emerging church, and the Postmodern church.
Three Hours.

SOS 4103 Introduction to Social Science
A historical survey of the social sciences including the impact of the social sciences on philosophy and social policy.
Three Hours.

SOS 4113 Contemporary Social Issues
Studies in the historical development of worldview with a biblical approach to the social sciences while engaging culture, including the areas of sociology, anthropology, psychology, morality, geo-politics, and economics.
Three Hours.

Language

Arabic

ARB 1103 Beginning Arabic I
Three Hours.

ARB 1113
Three Hours.

Greek

GRK 1103 Greek I
An introduction to the basic principles of Greek grammar.
Three Hours.

GRK 1203 Greek II
Completion of the basic principles of Greek grammar. Prerequisite: GRK 1103.
Three Hours.

GRK 2103 Greek III
Translation of selected portions of the classical Greek literature with emphasis on grammar and syntax. Prerequisite: GRK 1203.
Three Hours.

GRK 2203 Greek IV
Further reading and grammatical study in the text of the classical Greek literature. Prerequisite: GRK 2103.
Three Hours.

Hebrew

HBR 1103 Hebrew I
The beginning fundamentals of biblical Hebrew including vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and syntax for the purpose of translating and interpreting the Old Testament text.
Three Hours.

HBR 1203 Hebrew II
The continuing study of the fundamentals of biblical Hebrew including vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and syntax for the purpose of translating and interpreting the Old Testament text. Prequisite: Hebrew I.
Three Hours.

HBR 2103 Hebrew III
Three Hours.

HBR 2203 Hebrew IV
Three Hours.

Latin

LTN 1103 Latin I
An introduction to the basic principles of Latin grammar.
Three Hours.

LTN 1203 Latin II
Completion of the basic principles of Latin grammar. Prerequisite: LTN 1103.
Three Hours.

LTN 2103 Latin III
Grammar principles and readings from representative Roman authors. Prerequisite: LTN 1203.
Three Hours.

LTN 2203 Latin IV
Continuation of LTN 2103.
Three Hours.

Music

Class Guitar

CLG 1002 Class Guitar I
An introduction to the basic fundamentals of guitar technique and repertoire. Two Hours.
Two Hours.

CLG 1012 Class Guitar II
A continued introduction to the basic fundamentals of guitar technique and repertoire. Two Hours.
Two Hours.

Composition

COM 1100 Composition Master Class
All students concentrating in composition will meet weekly with a member or members of the composition faculty. The class will include discussions, guest speakers, and performance and discussion of student works. Enrollment required each semester a student is enrolled as a composition concentration. Students are expected to minister in the music program of a local church or organization.
No Hours.

COM 1102 Applied Composition
The exploration of writing for a variety of media, forms, and genres. Master class required. Prerequisite: THY 1204.
Two Hours.

COM 1202 Applied Composition
The exploration of writing for a variety of media, forms, and genres. Master class required. Prerequisite: THY 1204.
Two Hours.

COM 2102 Applied Composition
The exploration of writing for a variety of media, forms, and genres. Master class required. Prerequisite: THY 1204.
Two Hours.

COM 2202 Applied Composition
The exploration of writing for a variety of media, forms, and genres. Master class required. Prerequisite: THY 1204.
Two Hours.

COM 3102 Applied Composition
The exploration of writing for a variety of media, forms, and genres. Master class required. Prerequisite: THY 1204.
Two Hours.

COM 3202 Applied Composition
The exploration of writing for a variety of media, forms, and genres. Master class required. Prerequisite: THY 1204.
Two Hours.

COM 4102 Applied Composition
The exploration of writing for a variety of media, forms, and genres. Master class required. Prerequisite: THY 1204.
Two Hours.

COM 4112 Arranging
Practical arranging for choral and instrumental ensembles. Idiomatic uses of harmony, melodic figures, voicing, textures, tonal colors, and notational elements will be covered. Prerequisite: THY 2204 or permission of instructor.
Two Hours.

COM 4202 Applied Composition
The exploration of writing for a variety of media, forms, and genres. Master class required. Prerequisite: THY 1204.
Two Hours.

COM 4232 Song Writing for Corporate Worship
A study of the elements of composing for congregational worship, including musical components (melody, harmony, rhythm) and text setting. Students will analyze existing corporate worship songs as well as compose original songs. Prerequisite: THY 2204.
Two Hours.

COM 4242 Commercial Styles
An overview of the various popular styles and genres that are used in many churches today. Historical background, musical analysis. and original compositions/arrangements in these styles are explored. Prerequisite: THY 2204.
Two Hours.

COM 5101 Elective Composition
Private lessons for music students not concentrating in composition. Writing for vocal and instrumental media, including both solo and ensemble works. Master class and jury not required. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
One Hour.

Conducting

CON 1100 Conducting Master Class
A practical application of conducting techniques, principles, and procedures. Students will be involved in a lab choir for participation, observation, and rehearsal experiences. Students are expected to minister in the music program of a local church or organization.
No Hours.

CON 3102 Conducting Worship
Study and drill of congregational and choral techniques, principles of musical expression, and rehearsal techniques for large and small ensembles. Prerequisite: THY 2104.
Two Hours.

CON 3602 Elective Conducting
Elective private applied study in conducting. Permission of instructor required. Master class required.
Two Hours.

CON 3622 Conducting I
A study of conducting techniques, including patterns, attacks, releases, and all expressive gestures. Prerequisite: THY 2104.
Two Hours.

CON 3632 Conducting II: Choral
A continuation of CON 3622 emphasizing choral techniques, including the development of choral tone and balance and performance practice of different style periods. Prerequisite: CON 3622.
Two Hours.

CON 3642 Conducting II: Instrumental
A continuation of CON 3622 emphasizing instrumental techniques, including the use of the baton and a study of performance practice of different style periods. Prerequisite: CON 3622.
Two Hours.

Ensemble

ENS 1010 Wind Ensemble
An ensemble of wind and percussion instrumentalists that performs works from the wind band repertoire, with an emphasis on pieces that feature prominent usage of hymn or chorale tunes or other sacred musical materials. Audition required. May be repeated.
No Hours.

ENS 1011 Wind Ensemble
An ensemble of wind and percussion instrumentalists that performs works from the wind band repertoire, with an emphasis on pieces that feature prominent usage of hymn or chorale tunes or other sacred musical materials. Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
One Hour.

ENS 1018 Wind Ensemble
An ensemble of wind and percussion instrumentalists that performs works from the wind band repertoire, with an emphasis on pieces that feature prominent usage of hymn or chorale tunes or other sacred musical materials. Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
0.5Hours.

ENS 1020 Southwestern Singers
A mixed choir that appears in chapel, in concert, and on tour. Audition required. May be repeated.
No Hours.

ENS 1021 Southwestern Singers
A mixed choir that appears in chapel, in concert, and on tour. Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
One Hour.

ENS 1028 Southwestern Singers
A mixed choir that appears in chapel, in concert, and on tour. Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
0.5Hours.

ENS 1030 NewSound
A multifaceted large jazz ensemble that performs traditional big band repertory as well as literature emphasizing the school's focus on church ministry. Performs on and off campus. Audition required. May be repeated.
No Hours.

ENS 1031 NewSound
A multifaceted large jazz ensemble that performs traditional big band repertory as well as literature emphasizing the school's focus on church ministry. Performs on and off campus. Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
One Hour.

ENS 1038 NewSound
A multifaceted large jazz ensemble that performs traditional big band repertory as well as literature emphasizing the school's focus on church ministry. Performs on and off campus. Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
0.5Hours.

ENS 1060 Orchestra
A full symphonic ensemble of strings, winds, and percussion that performs literature from the standard symphonic repertoire. Audition required. May be repeated.
No Hours.

ENS 1061 Orchestra
A full symphonic ensemble of strings, winds, and percussion that performs literature from the standard symphonic repertoire. Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
One Hour.

ENS 1068 Orchestra
A full symphonic ensemble of strings, winds, and percussion that performs literature from the standard symphonic repertoire. Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
0.5Hours.

ENS 1100 Southwestern Master Chorale
A large mixed chorus that performs major sacred works for chorus and orchestra. Audition required. May be repeated.
No Hours.

ENS 1101 Southwestern Master Chorale
A large mixed chorus that performs major sacred works for chorus and orchestra. Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
One Hour.

ENS 1108 Southwestern Master Chorale
A large mixed chorus that performs major sacred works for chorus and orchestra. Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
0.5Hours.

ENS 1150 Chamber Orchestra
At the discretion of the chair of the instrumental and jazz studies department, students enrolled in Orchestra may be assigned to participate in small chamber ensembles such as a string quartet, brass quintet, woodwind quintet, or mixed ensemble depending on the resources available Audition required. May be repeated.
No Hours.

ENS 1151 Chamber Orchestra
At the discretion of the chair of the instrumental and jazz studies department, students enrolled in Orchestra may be assigned to participate in small chamber ensembles such as a string quartet, brass quintet, woodwind quintet, or mixed ensemble depending on the resources available Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
One Hour.

ENS 1158 Chamber Orchestra
At the discretion of the chair of the instrumental and jazz studies department, students enrolled in Orchestra may be assigned to participate in small chamber ensembles such as a string quartet, brass quintet, woodwind quintet, or mixed ensemble depending on the resources available Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
0.5Hours.

ENS 1170 Guitar Ensemble
An ensemble for students who want to improve their skills in reading, comping, and improvising. Class time will be spent rehearsing charts written specifically for guitar. All styles of music will be included. Audition required. May be repeated.
No Hours.

ENS 1171 Guitar Ensemble
An ensemble for students who want to improve their skills in reading, comping, and improvising. Class time will be spent rehearsing charts written specifically for guitar. All styles of music will be included. Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
One Hour.

ENS 1178 Guitar Ensemble
An ensemble for students who want to improve their skills in reading, comping, and improvising. Class time will be spent rehearsing charts written specifically for guitar. All styles of music will be included. Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
0.5Hours.

ENS 1180 Combo Lab I
An advanced lab that stresses the development and refinement of improvisation and performance skills in a small ensemble environment in traditional jazz literature as well as application in worship practice. Audition required. May be repeated.
No Hours.

ENS 1181 Combo Lab I
An advanced lab that stresses the development and refinement of improvisation and performance skills in a small ensemble environment in traditional jazz literature as well as application in worship practice. Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
One Hour.

ENS 1188 Combo Lab I
An advanced lab that stresses the development and refinement of improvisation and performance skills in a small ensemble environment in traditional jazz literature as well as application in worship practice. Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
0.5Hours.

ENS 1190 Combo Lab II
An introductory lab that stresses the development and refinement of improvisation and performance skills in a small ensemble environment in traditional jazz literature as well as application in worship practice. Audition required. May be repeated.
No Hours.

ENS 1191 Combo Lab II
An introductory lab that stresses the development and refinement of improvisation and performance skills in a small ensemble environment in traditional jazz literature as well as application in worship practice. Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
One Hour.

ENS 1198 Combo Lab II
An introductory lab that stresses the development and refinement of improvisation and performance skills in a small ensemble environment in traditional jazz literature as well as application in worship practice. Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
0.5Hours.

ENS 2001 Chamber Music
Students will explore and perform the rich literature for various instrumental combinations from the Renaissance to the present, giving at least one public performance. The groupings will be designed by the student's applied department chair (piano, organ, or instrumental). Permission of the applied department chair.
One Hour.

ENS 2120 Chapel Orchestra
An orchestral ensemble that performs during seminary chapel sessions. Receive chapel credit on performance days. Audition required. May be repeated.
No Hours.

ENS 2128 Chapel Orchestra
An orchestral ensemble that performs during seminary chapel sessions. Required of first-year instrumental students. Receive chapel credit on performance days. Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
0.5Hours.

ENS 2228 Chapel Choir
A mixed choir that performs during seminary chapel sessions. Required of most first-year music students. Receive chapel credit on performance days. No audition required. May be repeated for credit.
0.5Hours.

Instrumental

INS 1100 Applied Instrument Master Class
Group performance experience in which the members of each applied instructor's studio gather for performance, instruction, and discussion. Students are expected to minister in the music program of a local church or organization.
No Hours.

INS 1101 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

INS 1102 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

INS 1201 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

INS 1202 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

INS 1902 Pedagogy of the Instrument
A survey of the pedagogical history, literature, and technical methods of the given instrument and teaching methods for private and group settings. The course also includes practical methods and procedures for the continuing development of the student's technique, style, and musicianship.
Two Hours.

INS 1912 Practice Teaching of the Instrument
Supervised teaching of assigned students, applying information from INS 1902. Students will meet regularly with the supervising professor to evaluate and improve teaching and resourcing skills.
Two Hours.

INS 2101 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

INS 2102 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

INS 2201 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

INS 2202 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

INS 3000 Junior Instrumental Recital
During the junior year, a student seeking the B.M. in Performance degree will present a recital containing at least 30 minutes of music. The student must pass a preliminary hearing before the relevant applied faculty. Concurrent enrollment in applied study required.
No Hours.

INS 3101 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

INS 3102 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

INS 3103 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
Three Hours.

INS 3201 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

INS 3202 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

INS 3203 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
Three Hours.

INS 3412 Literature of the Instrument I
The study, analysis, and cataloging of solo, chamber, and other ensemble works for the student's major instrument, focusing on the literature and performance practice from the early history of the instrument through the nineteenth century.
Two Hours.

INS 3422 Literature of the Instrument II
The study, analysis, and cataloging of solo, chamber, and other ensemble works for the student's major instrument, focusing on the literature and performance practice of the instrument from the twentieth century to the present.
Two Hours.

INS 4000 Senior Instrumental Recital
During the senior year, a student seeking the B.M. in Performance degree will present a recital containing at least 50 minutes of music. The student must pass a preliminary hearing before the relevant applied faculty. Concurrent enrollment in applied study required.
No Hours.

INS 4010 Senior Instrumental Recital
During the senior year, a student seeking the B.A. in Music degree will present a recital containing at least 30 minutes of music. The student must pass a preliminary hearing before the relevant applied faculty. Concurrent enrollment in applied study required.
No Hours.

INS 4101 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

INS 4102 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

INS 4103 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
Three Hours.

INS 4201 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

INS 4202 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

INS 4203 Applied Instrument
Individual instruction on an instrument. Master class and jury required.
Three Hours.

INS 5101 Elective Instrument
Elective private instrument instruction for all college students. Available only when teaching loads permit. Material appropriate to the student's level. Master class and jury not required. May be repeated for credit.
One Hour.

INS 5102 Elective Instrument
Elective private instrument instruction for all college students. Available only when teaching loads permit. Material appropriate to the student's level. Master class and jury not required. May be repeated for credit.
Two Hours.

Jazz Studies

JAZ 1100 Jazz Instrument Master Class
All students taking applied lessons in jazz studies will meet weekly for performance and discussion of topics relevant to the students' work. Students are expected to minister in the music program of a local church or organization.
No Hours.

JAZ 1101 Jazz Applied Studies
Private instrumental study with an emphasis on jazz performance. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

JAZ 1102 Jazz Applied Studies
Private instrumental study with an emphasis on jazz performance. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

JAZ 1201 Jazz Applied Studies
Private instrumental study with an emphasis on jazz performance. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

JAZ 1202 Jazz Applied Studies
Private instrumental study with an emphasis on jazz performance. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

JAZ 2101 Jazz Applied Studies
Private instrumental study with an emphasis on jazz performance. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

JAZ 2102 Jazz Applied Studies
Private instrumental study with an emphasis on jazz performance. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

JAZ 2201 Jazz Applied Studies
Private instrumental study with an emphasis on jazz performance. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

JAZ 2202 Jazz Applied Studies
Private instrumental study with an emphasis on jazz performance. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

JAZ 3101 Jazz Applied Studies
Private instrumental study with an emphasis on jazz performance. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

JAZ 3102 Jazz Applied Studies
Private instrumental study with an emphasis on jazz performance. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

JAZ 3201 Jazz Applied Studies
Private instrumental study with an emphasis on jazz performance. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

JAZ 3202 Jazz Applied Studies
Private instrumental study with an emphasis on jazz performance. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

JAZ 4101 Jazz Applied Studies
Private instrumental study with an emphasis on jazz performance. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

JAZ 4102 Jazz Applied Studies
Private instrumental study with an emphasis on jazz performance. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

JAZ 4201 Jazz Applied Studies
Private instrumental study with an emphasis on jazz performance. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

JAZ 4202 Jazz Applied Studies
Private instrumental study with an emphasis on jazz performance. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

JAZ 4232 Jazz Improvisation
The techniques and practices of jazz improvisation. Application of these principles to their use in worship will be emphasized. Prerequisite: Two years of applied study or permission of instructor.
Two Hours.

JAZ 5101 Elective Jazz Studies
Elective private jazz instruction for all college students. Available only when teaching loads permit. Material appropriate to the student's level. Master class and jury not required. May be repeated for credit.
One Hour.

JAZ 5102 Elective Jazz Studies
Elective private jazz instruction for all college students. Available only when teaching loads permit. Material appropriate to the student's level. Master class and jury not required. May be repeated for credit.
Two Hours.

Music History

MHS 2001 Musics of the World
An introduction to the approaches of studying the diverse music traditions of the world, including their musical styles and techniques as well as their various cultural, political, social, and religious functions.
One Hour.

MHS 2002 Musics of the World
An introduction to the approaches of studying the diverse music traditions of the world, including their musical styles and techniques as well as their various cultural, political, social, and religious functions.
Two Hours.

MHS 2102 Music History I: Antiquity-Renaissance
A study of musical styles and genres from Antiquity through the Renaissance within their historical context. Detailed analysis of selected works. With one-hour listening lab. Prerequisite: THY 1204.
Two Hours.

MHS 2103 Music History Survey I
A study of musical styles and genres from Antiquity through the Renaissance within their historical context. Detailed analysis of selected works. Prerequisite: THY 2103.
Three Hours.

MHS 2202 Music History II: Baroque-Classical
A study of musical styles and genres from the Baroque and Classical eras within their historical context. Detailed analysis of selected works. With one-hour listening lab. Prerequisite: MHS 2102 and THY 2104.
Two Hours.

MHS 2203 Music History Survey II
A study of musical styles and genres from the Baroque and Classical eras within their historical context. Detailed analysis of selected works. Prerequisite: MHS 2103.
Three Hours.

MHS 2302 Music History III: 19th Cent - Present
A study of musical styles and genres from the nineteenth century to the present within their historical context. Detailed analysis of selected works. With one-hour listening lab. Prerequisite: MHS 2202.
Two Hours.

MHS 2303 Music History Survey III
A study of musical styles and genres from the nineteenth century to the present within their historical context. Detailed analysis of selected works. Prerequisite: MHS 2203.
Three Hours.

Music Ministry

MUS 2120 Chapel Orchestra
An orchestral ensemble that performs during seminary chapel sessions. Receive chapel credit on performance days. Audition required. May be repeated.
No Hours.

MUS 2121 Chapel Orchestra
An orchestral ensemble that performs during seminary chapel sessions. Receive chapel credit on performance days. Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
One Hour.

MUS 2128 Chapel Orchestra
An orchestral ensemble that performs during seminary chapel sessions. Receive chapel credit on performance days. Audition required. May be repeated for credit.
0.5Hours.

MUS 2220 Chapel Choir
A mixed choir that performs during seminary chapel sessions. Receive chapel credit on performance days. No audition required. May be repeated.
No Hours.

MUS 2228 Chapel Choir
A mixed choir that performs during seminary chapel sessions. Receive chapel credit on performance days. No audition required. May be repeated for credit.
0.5Hours.

Music Theory

MUTHY 1430 Aural Musicianship III
No Hours.

MUTHY 1440 Aural Musicianship IV
No Hours.

Organ

ORG 1100 Organ Master Class
Group performance experience in which the members of each applied teacher's studio gather for performance, instruction, and discussion. Students are expected to minister in the music program of a local church or organization.
No Hours.

ORG 1101 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

ORG 1102 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

ORG 1201 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

ORG 1202 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

ORG 2012 Organ Literature I
A survey of literature, instruments, and performance practice for the organ from Antiquity through the Baroque period.
Two Hours.

ORG 2022 Organ Literature II
A survey of literature, instruments, and performance practice for the organ from the Classical period to the present. Prerequisite: ORG 2012.
Two Hours.

ORG 2101 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

ORG 2102 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

ORG 2201 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

ORG 2202 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

ORG 3000 Junior Organ Recital
During the junior year, a student seeking the B.M. in Performance degree will present a recital containing at least 30 minutes of music. The student must pass a preliminary hearing before the relevant applied faculty. Concurrent enrollment in applied study required.
No Hours.

ORG 3101 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

ORG 3102 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

ORG 3103 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
Three Hours.

ORG 3201 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

ORG 3202 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

ORG 3203 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
Three Hours.

ORG 3302 Service Playing
Practical study of various aspects of playing for the church service, including keyboard harmony, hymn playing, accompanying, and registration.
Two Hours.

ORG 3312 Organ Pedagogy
A survey of various pedagogical methods, procedures, and resources for teaching the beginning organ student.
Two Hours.

ORG 4000 Senior Organ Recital
During the senior year, a student seeking the B.M. in Performance degree will present a recital containing at least 50 minutes of music. The student must pass a preliminary hearing before the relevant applied faculty. Concurrent enrollment in applied study required.
No Hours.

ORG 4010 Senior Organ Recital
During the senior year, a student seeking the B.A. in Music degree will present a recital containing at least 30 minutes of music. The student must pass a preliminary hearing before the relevant applied faculty. Concurrent enrollment in applied study required.
No Hours.

ORG 4101 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

ORG 4102 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

ORG 4103 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
Three Hours.

ORG 4201 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

ORG 4202 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

ORG 4203 Applied Organ
Individual instruction in organ. Master class and jury required.
Three Hours.

ORG 5101 Elective Organ
Elective private organ instruction for all college students. Available only when teaching loads permit. Material appropriate to the student's level. Master class and jury not required. May be repeated for credit.
One Hour.

ORG 5102 Elective Organ
Elective private organ instruction for all college students. Available only when teaching loads permit. Material appropriate to the student's level. Master class and jury not required. May be repeated for credit.
Two Hours.

Performance Lab

PFL 1100 Performance Lab
Performance Lab consists of recitals, lectures, workshops, master classes, and other events presented by Southwestern ensembles, faculty, students, and guest artists, lecturers, and ensembles. Students pursuing a bachelor's degree in the School of Church Music are required to complete a specified number of semesters in which they must attend a certain percentage of the scheduled events. May be repeated.
No Hours.

Piano

PIA 1000 Freshman Piano Master Class
Group performance experience for first-year piano students in the Bachelor of Music in Performance and Bachelor of Music in Worship Studies degrees, in which students gather for performance, instruction, and discussion. Students are expected to minister in the music program of a local church or organization.
No Hours.

PIA 1100 Piano Master Class
Group performance experience in which the members of each applied teacher's studio gather for performance, instruction, and discussion. Students are expected to minister in the music program of a local church or organization.
No Hours.

PIA 1101 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

PIA 1102 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

PIA 1201 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

PIA 1202 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

PIA 1301 Piano Foundations I
A class piano course facilitating the development of functional piano skills for non-keyboard music majors. Special emphasis will be given to the area of keyboard theory and technique, sight reading, solo/ensemble repertoire, and creative activities (harmonization, improvisation). Prerequisite: permission of the piano department.
One Hour.

PIA 1311 Piano Foundations II
Continues development of the skills begun in PIA 1301. Prerequisite: PIA 1301 or permission of the piano department.
One Hour.

PIA 1331 Piano Foundations III
Continues development of the skills begun in PIA 1311. Prerequisite: PIA 1311 or permission of the piano department.
One Hour.

PIA 1500 Piano Proficiency
When the Piano Proficiency is passed, this course number will be posted to the transcript.
No Hours.

PIA 1501 Piano Proficiency Preparation
Individual instruction in preparation for the Piano Proficiency. May be repeated for credit.
One Hour.

PIA 1502 Piano Proficiency Preparation
Individual instruction in preparation for the Piano Proficiency. May be repeated for credit.
Two Hours.

PIA 1902 Piano Pedagogy
A general survey and evaluation of teaching materials available for children and adult beginners in private lessons and class situations. Practical methods and procedures for the continuing development of technique, style, and musicianship.
Two Hours.

PIA 1912 Practice Teaching: Piano
A practicum for teachers of young children drawn from the Southwestern Music Academy. Prerequisite: PIA 1902.
Two Hours.

PIA 2101 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

PIA 2102 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

PIA 2201 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

PIA 2202 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

PIA 2301 Piano Foundations III
Continues development of the skills taught in PIA 1311. Prerequisite: PIA 1311 or permission of the piano department.
One Hour.

PIA 2311 Piano Foundations IV
Continues development of skills taught in PIA 2301, with added emphasis in accompanying and instrumental, vocal, and choral score reading. At the end of this course, students will be given the opportunity to complete the piano proficiency. Prerequisite: PIA 2301 or permission of the piano department. May be repeated for credit.
One Hour.

PIA 3000 Junior Piano Recital
During the junior year, a student seeking the B.M. in Performance degree will present a recital containing at least 30 minutes of music. The student must pass a preliminary hearing before the relevant applied faculty. Concurrent enrollment in applied study required.
No Hours.

PIA 3101 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

PIA 3102 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

PIA 3103 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
Three Hours.

PIA 3201 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

PIA 3202 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

PIA 3203 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
Three Hours.

PIA 3301 Accompanying
A study of the accompanist's role in vocal and instrumental repertoire and in Christian worship settings. Emphasis on sight reading, interpretation, and improvisation. Includes accompanying for assigned lessons. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Permission by the coordinating professor.
One Hour.

PIA 4000 Senior Piano Recital
During the senior year, a student seeking the B.M. in Performance degree will present a recital containing at least 50 minutes of music. The student must pass a preliminary hearing before the relevant applied faculty. Concurrent enrollment in applied study required.
No Hours.

PIA 4010 Senior Piano Recital
During the senior year, a student seeking the B.A. in Music degree will present a recital containing at least 30 minutes of music. The student must pass a preliminary hearing before the relevant applied faculty. Concurrent enrollment in applied study required.
No Hours.

PIA 4101 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

PIA 4102 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

PIA 4103 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
Three Hours.

PIA 4201 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

PIA 4202 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

PIA 4203 Applied Piano
Individual instruction in piano. Master class and jury required.
Three Hours.

PIA 4812 Piano Literature I
A survey of the literature written for the piano and its predecessors in the Baroque and Classical Periods.
Two Hours.

PIA 4822 Piano Literature II
A survey of piano repertoire from the Romantic Period to the present. Prerequisite: PIA 4812.
Two Hours.

PIA 5101 Elective Piano
Elective private piano instruction for all college students. Available only when teaching loads permit. Material appropriate to the student's level. Master class and jury not required. May be repeated for credit.
One Hour.

PIA 5102 Elective Piano
Elective private piano instruction for all college students. Available only when teaching loads permit. Material appropriate to the student's level. Master class and jury not required. May be repeated for credit.
Two Hours.

Theory

THY 1103 Theory and Musicianship I
An integrated course involving the study of musical fundamentals, diatonic harmony, and elementary sight singing and ear training. Must be completed with a minimum of 70% to advance to THY 1203.
Three Hours.

THY 1104 Theory & Musicianship I
An integrated course involving the study of musical fundamentals, diatonic harmony, and elementary sight singing and ear training. Must be completed with a minimum of 70% to advance to THY 1204.
Four Hours.

THY 1203 Theory and Musicianship II
An integrated course that continues THY 1103, focusing specifically on the identification and analysis of diatonic harmonic progressions and musical phrase structures of the 18th and 19th centuries. Prerequisite: Completion of THY 1103 with a minimum of 70%.
Three Hours.

THY 1204 Theory and Musicianship II
An integrated course that continues THY 1104, focusing specifically on the identification and analysis of diatonic harmonic progressions and musical phrase structures of the 18th and 19th centuries. Prerequisite: Completion of THY 1104 with a minimum of 70%.
Four Hours.

THY 2100 Aural Musicianship III
No Hours.

THY 2103 Theory and Musicianship III
An integrated course involving the study of chromatic harmony and more advanced sight singing and ear training. Prerequisite: THY 1203.
Three Hours.

THY 2104 Theory and Musicianship III
An integrated course involving the study of chromatic harmony and more advanced sight singing and ear training. Prerequisite: THY 1204.
Four Hours.

THY 2200 Aural Musicianship IV
No Hours.

THY 2203 Theory and Musicianship IV
An integrated course that includes instrumentation and continues the harmony and musicianship studies of THY 2103. Prerequisite: THY 2103.
Three Hours.

THY 2204 Theory and Musicianship IV
An integrated course that includes instrumentation and continues the harmony and musicianship studies of THY 2104. Prerequisite: THY 2104.
Four Hours.

THY 3202 Music Technology
A survey of techniques used in the creation, arranging, and performance of music using computer technology, focusing primarily on software notation. The course also includes introductory study of digital recording and sound editing.
Two Hours.

THY 4102 Form in Music
A general study of form in tonal music beginning with phrase and period structures and concluding with sonata and other large forms. Prerequisite: THY 2204.
Two Hours.

THY 4112 Instrumentation
A study of instruments and their capabilities, including ranges, transposition, idiomatic techniques, and potential combinations. Prerequisite: THY 2204.
Two Hours.

THY 4202 Counterpoint
Analysis and writing in the modal style of the sixteenth century and the tonal style of the eighteenth century. Prerequisite: THY 2204.
Two Hours.

THY 4212 Post-Tonal Theory
An overview of approaches to analyzing non-tonal music written after 1900. Students will engage in analysis using mainly set theory and serial techniques that will help enlighten aspects of rhythm, pitch content, and musical form. Prerequisite: THY 2204.
Two Hours.

THY 4301 Improvisation for the Worship Musician
This course is designed to facilitate theory-based improvisation within worship settings for singers, keyboardist (organ/piano), and instrumentalists. Students are expected to minister in the program of a local church or organization. Prerequisite: THY 2204.
One Hour.

Voice

VOI 1000 Freshman Voice Master Class
Group performance experience for first-year voice students in the Bachelor of Music in Performance and Bachelor of Music in Worship Studies degrees, in which students gather for performance, instruction, and discussion. Students are expected to minister in the music program of a local church or organization.
No Hours.

VOI 1100 Voice Master Class
Group performance experience in which the members of each applied teacher's studio gather for performance, instruction, and discussion. Students are expected to minister in the music program of a local church or organization.
No Hours.

VOI 1101 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

VOI 1102 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

VOI 1201 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

VOI 1202 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

VOI 1203 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
Three Hours.

VOI 1500 Voice Proficiency
When the Voice Proficiency is passed, this course number will be posted to the transcript. No credit.
No Hours.

VOI 1501 Voice Proficiency Preparation
Individual instruction in preparation for the Voice Proficiency. May be repeated for credit.
One Hour.

VOI 1602 English, Italian, and Latin Diction
Introduction to the diction of English, Italian, and Latin based on the International Phonetic Alphabet.
Two Hours.

VOI 1612 French and German Diction
Introduction to the diction of French and German based on the International Phonetic Alphabet.
Two Hours.

VOI 1902 Voice Pedagogy
The study of basic techniques and materials used in teaching voice.
Two Hours.

VOI 2101 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

VOI 2102 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

VOI 2201 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

VOI 2202 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

VOI 2400 Class Voice I
An introduction to solo vocal literature and the basic fundamentals of singing. For undergraduate voice concentrations.
No Hours.

VOI 2401 Class Voice I
An introduction to solo vocal literature and the basic fundamentals of singing.
One Hour.

VOI 2402 Class Voice I
An introduction to solo vocal literature and the basic fundamentals of singing.
Two Hours.

VOI 2500 Class Voice II
A continued introduction to solo vocal literature and the basic fundamentals of singing. For undergraduate voice concentrations.
No Hours.

VOI 2501 Class Voice II
A continued introduction to solo vocal literature and the basic fundamentals of singing.
One Hour.

VOI 2502 Class Voice II
A continued introduction to solo vocal literature and the basic fundamentals of singing.
Two Hours.

VOI 2601 Movement for Performers
A study of choreography and stage movement techniques for musical theater, opera, and solo performance.
One Hour.

VOI 2808 Opera Workshop
Rehearsal and performance of opera and operetta, and elements of set, costume, and make-up design as well as stagecraft. May be repeated for credit.
0.5Hours.

VOI 3000 Junior Voice Recital
During the junior year, a student seeking the B.M. in Performance degree will present a recital containing at least 30 minutes of music. The student must pass a preliminary hearing before the relevant applied faculty. Concurrent enrollment in applied study required.
No Hours.

VOI 3101 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

VOI 3102 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

VOI 3103 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
Three Hours.

VOI 3201 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

VOI 3202 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

VOI 3203 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
Three Hours.

VOI 3402 Song Literature
Two Hours.

VOI 3412 Song Literature I
A study of solo vocal repertoire with particular emphasis on German Lieder and Italian song. Emphasis will be on the contributions of major composers of the art song and the development of repertoire for voice students. Prerequisite: VOI 1602.
Two Hours.

VOI 3422 Song Literature II
A study of French, British, and American art song. Emphasis will be on the contributions of major composers of the art song and the development of repertoire for voice students. Prerequisite: VOI 1612.
Two Hours.

VOI 4000 Senior Voice Recital
During the senior year, a student seeking the B.M. in Performance degree will present a recital containing at least 50 minutes of music. The student must pass a preliminary hearing before the relevant applied faculty. Concurrent enrollment in applied study required.
No Hours.

VOI 4010 Senior Voice Recital
During the senior year, a student seeking the B.A. in Music degree will present a recital containing at least 30 minutes of music. The student must pass a preliminary hearing before the relevant applied faculty. Concurrent enrollment in applied study required.
No Hours.

VOI 4101 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

VOI 4102 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

VOI 4103 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
Three Hours.

VOI 4201 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
One Hour.

VOI 4202 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
Two Hours.

VOI 4203 Applied Voice
Individual instruction in voice. Master class and jury required.
Three Hours.

VOI 5101 Elective Voice
Elective private voice instruction for all college students. Available only when teaching loads permit. Material appropriate to the student's level. Master class and jury not required. May be repeated for credit.
One Hour.

VOI 5102 Elective Voice
Elective private voice instruction for all college students. Available only when teaching loads permit. Material appropriate to the student's level. Master class and jury not required. May be repeated for credit.
Two Hours.

VOI 5202 Elective Voice
Elective private voice instruction for all college students. Available only when teaching loads permit. Material appropriate to the student's level. Master class and jury not required. May be repeated for credit.
Two Hours.

Worship

WOR 1100 Platform Leadership for the Musician
A practicum addressing all aspects of a worship leader's platform ministry and artistry, including public speaking, Scripture reading, public prayers, musical cues, transitions, and improvisation in corporate worship. Practical experience is gained through a worship lab and a chapel component. Co-requisite: WOR 1102 Biblical Foundations of Worship.
No Hours.

WOR 1102 Biblical Foundations of Worship
A survey of the biblical foundations, primary source documents, and history of Christian worship practice. Co-requisite: WOR 1100 Platform Leadership for the Musician.
Two Hours.

WOR 2102 Congregational Worship Music
A survey of the music used in corporate worship from early Christian foundations through current worship practice. Prerequisite: WOR 1102.
Two Hours.

WOR 3102 Introduction to Creative Worship
A survey of biblical, theological, philosophical, and aesthetic issues in worship. Focus will be given to the crafting of a sound, relevant service; issues of sound reinforcement and media; and staging. Prerequisite: WOR 1102.
Two Hours.

WOR 3222 Culture, Philosophy, and Worship
An introduction to the study of culture and philosophy as related to Christian worship practice. Prerequisite: WOR 1102.
Two Hours.

WOR 3321 Practicum: Contemp Worship Leadership
A practicum developing the student's leadership, resourcing, and planning skills for worship in a contemporary setting. Students are expected to minister in the music program of a local church or organization.
One Hour.

WOR 3341 Practicum: Leading Small Vocal
A practical study and application of small vocal ensemble techniques, repertoire, and leadership as applied to corporate worship. Students are expected to minister in the music program of a local church or organization.
One Hour.

WOR 3351 Practicum: Leading Small Instrumental
A practical study and application of the utilization, development, techniques, repertoire, and leadership of small instrumental groups, such as praise bands, jazz combos, or other worship ensembles, for corporate worship. Students are expected to minister in the music program of a local church or organization.
One Hour.

WOR 3381 Practicum: Administration and Finance in Ministry
A practicum examining the management elements of leading an artistic ministry. Subjects include contracts and copyright law; financial planning, development and administration; development of volunteer leadership; working with music professionals and community arts organizations; and vocational issues. Students are expected to minister in the music program of a local church or organization.
One Hour.

WOR 3461 Practicum: Platform Ministry
A practicum addressing all aspects of a worship leader's platform ministry and artistry, including public speaking, Scripture reading, public prayers, musical cues, transitions, and improvisation in corporate worship. Practical experience is gained through a worship lab and a chapel component.
One Hour.

WOR 3471 Practicum: The Arts in Worship
A practicum surveying a variety of art forms used in worship beyond music including oratory, visual arts, dance, and drama. This course will also examine all artistic aspects of the stage ministry, including preaching, prayer, and Scripture reading, taking careful note of the media support required for each. Students are expected to minister in the music program of a local church or organization.
One Hour.

WOR 3481 Practicum: Artistic Outreach & Productns
A practicum that addresses ways in which an artistic ministry can contribute to the outreach of the church, including discussion of how to plan and administrate large artistic productions and community arts programs. Students are expected to minister in the music program of a local church or organization.
One Hour.

WOR 3491 Practicum: Media in Worship
A practicum covering the use of media to support artistic ministry. Topics include how audio, video, lighting, and other technical hardware and software support and enhance all aspects of a worship service. Students are expected to minister in the music program of a local church or organization.
One Hour.

WOR 4000 Senior Worship Program
The Senior Worship Program is a 30-minute hybrid recital-ministry event that may be chosen by the student in lieu of the Senior Recital for the Bachelor of Arts in Music degree. The student will demonstrate accomplishment in their principal applied area in a manner that incorporates worship elements. The content must be approved by the applied instructor and Associate Dean of Undergraduate Music. Concurrent enrollment in applied study required.
No Hours.

WOR 4001 Worship Leadership Recital
The Worship Leadership Recital is a 50-minute hybrid recital-ministry event required for the Bachelor of Music in Worship Studies. The student will demonstrate accomplishment in their principal applied area in a manner that incorporates worship elements. The content must be approved by the applied instructor and Associate Dean of Undergraduate Music. Concurrent enrollment in applied study required. Prerequisite: WOR 3102.
One Hour.

WOR 4302 Worship Leadership Internship and Projec
A capstone experience for the Bachelor of Music in Worship Studies taken in the final year of study. The internship and project is developed by the student and a cooperating professor from the music ministry department. The course involves a supervised ministry experience, a structured project, and a concluding research paper based on the project. Prerequisite: Completion of 80 hours of undergraduate study.
Two Hours.

Physical Education

Physical Education

PED 1101 Physical Education
A course designed to learn skills and techniques, rules, strategy, and etiquette in aerobics, basketball, karate, racquetball, swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball, or weight training.
One Hour.

Theological Studies

Theological Studies

THE 1043 Church Leadership and Growth
The class will provide a study of each of the roles of the ministerial staff and church leadership that effects growth in the life of the church. A prominent Southern Baptist Church, which hosts an annual church growth/pastors' conference, will be used as a model. This course is designed for church leadership and not limited to only the senior pastor. After attending the conference, students will interact through a series of discussions on the Blackboard Learning System.
Three Hours.

THE 3033 Systematic Theology I
The doctrines of revelation and bibliology, focusing on the nature of Scripture, especially its inspiration, inerrancy, authority, canonicity, and sufficiency; also an introduction to the field of theology with a focus on sources and method.
Three Hours.

THE 3203 Focused Study on Theological Issues
An advanced study of a doctrine discussed in THE 3033, 4033, or 4043. Pre-Req: THE 3033
Three Hours.

THE 4033 Systematic Theology II
The doctrines of God, creation and providence, humanity and sin, and the Person and work of Jesus Christ.
Three Hours.

THE 4043 Systematic Theology III
The doctrines of the Person and work of the Holy Spirit, salvation and the Christian life, the church, and eschatology.
Three Hours.

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