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 1 SPCFM 3101 1
Spiritual Formation 2 SPCFM 3111 1
Contemporary Evangelism EVANG 3303 3
Personal Evangelism Practicum1 EVANG 3000 0
Biblical Hermeneutics BIBST 3203 3
Systematic Theology I2 SYSTH 3053 3
Systematic Theology II2 SYSTH 3063 3
Systematic Theology III2 SYSTH 3073 3
Old Testament I2 OLDTS 3053 3
Old Testament II2 OLDTS 3063 3
Old Testament III2 OLDTS 3073 3
New Testament I2 NEWTS 3053 3
New Testament II2 NEWTS 3063 3
New Testament III2 NEWTS 3073 3
Baptist Heritage BPTST 3203 3
  Total 38

School of Church and Family Ministries Studies

Biblical Anthropology and Discipleship CFMIN 3003 3
Theology of Church and Family CFMIN 3013 3
The Ministry of Education CFMIN 3023 3
Theology and Philosophy for Education CFMIN 3333 3
Principles of Biblical Counseling CNSLN 3203 3
  Total 15

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 73

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 survey courses, 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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