Master of Arts in Christian Education with a Church Music Minor

Prerequisite: A degree in music from an accredited college or university, and completion of all entrance requirements for the master of music degree. Students must take all auditions and placement examinations given in the School of Church Music. Students without a bachelor’s degree in music may qualify themselves for this program by pursuing a course of study in the School of Church Music which will provide them with a background in music equivalent to bachelor’s-level study.

Course Title Course Number Hours

Foundational Studies

Spiritual Formation SPFEM 3101 1
Spiritual Formation SPFEM 3111 1
Contemporary Evangelism EVANG 3303 3
Personal Evangelism Practicum1 EVANG 3000 0
Biblical Hermeneutics BIBST 3203 3
Systematic Theology2 SYSTH 3003 3
Systematic Theology2 SYSTH 3013 3
Basic Old Testament 12 OLDTS 3313 3
Basic Old Testament 22 OLDTS 3323 3
Basic New Testament 12 NEWTS 3313 3
Basic New Testament 22 NEWTS 3323 3
Baptist Heritage BPTST 3203 3
  Total 29

School of Church and Family Ministries Studies

The Ministry of Education EDMIN 3003 3
Theology of Church and Family EDMIN 3013 3
Administration and Church Law ADMIN 3313 3
Theology and Philosophy for Christian Education FOUND 3333 3
Biblical Anthropology and Pedagogy HUMGR 3013 3
Principles of Biblical Counseling CNSLN 3203 3
  Total 18
Free Elective in any school Total 3

Church Music Minor

Music School Orientation ORIEN 4000 0
Worship MUMIN 3362 2
Congregational Song MUMIN 4222 2
Philosophy in Ministry MUMIN 4312 2
Worship, Philosophy, or Congregational Song Elective MUMIN 4xx2 2
Children's Choir Lab (co-requisite for Church Music Education I) MUMIN 4340 0
Church Music Education I MUMIN 4342 2
Church Music Education II MUMIN 4352 2
Advanced Conducting and Choral Procedures CONDG 4602 2
Piano Proficiency PIACL 4870 0
Voice Proficiency VOICL 4970 0
Applied Study (two semesters) VOIPR 4951/4961
JAZPR 4951/4961
ORGPR 4951/4961
ORINS 4951/4961 or
PIAPR 4951/4961
Southwestern Seminary Master Chorale (two semesters) ENSEM 3018 1
Supervised Music Ministry3 MUMIN 3351 1
Practica Electives (two courses) MUMIN 3xx1 or 4xx1 2
Performance Laboratory (two semesters) PFMLB 3010 0
  Total 20
  Degree Total 70

1EVANG 3000 is to be taken in conjunction with Contemporary Evangelism.

2Students who have completed Old Testament or New Testament courses in their undergraduate work with a grade of B or better may be eligible to replace OLDTS 3313 and 3323 and/or NEWTS 4313 and 4323, enrolling in other OLDTS and NEWTS courses instead. The student must complete an "Advanced Standing without Credit" application and have a transcript evaluation by the Office of the Registrar.

3MUMIN 3351 substitutes for School of Church and Family Ministries Field Experience.

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