Degree Plan (BAM)

Music Core

Course TitleCourse NumberHours
Theory and Musicianship ITHY 11044
Theory and Musicianship IITHY 12044
Theory and Musicianship IIITHY 21044
Theory and Musicianship IVTHY 22044
Music History I: Antiquity-RenaissanceMHS 21022
Music History II: Baroque-ClassicalMHS 22022
Music History III: Nineteenth Century to PresentMHS 23022
Platform Leadership for the MusicianWOR 11000
Biblical Foundations of WorshipWOR 11022
Conducting ICON 36222
Chapel Choir (two semesters)ENS 22281
Auditioned Ensemble1 (six semesters)ENS 22283
Piano Proficiency (students may need to complete Piano Foundations I-IV in preparation for PIA 1500)PIA 15000
Voice Proficiency (students may need to complete Class Voice I-II and VOI 1501 to satisfy VOI 1500)VOI 15000
Performance Lab (eight semesters)PFL 11000
Applied Study
8 semesters of 1 credit each of one of the following (must enroll concurrently in Master Class)
Applied Instrument (must be a standard orchestral instrument or classical guitar)INS 1101, 1201, 2101, 2201, 3101, 3201, 4101, 42018
Applied OrganORG 1101, 1201, 2101, 2201, 3101, 3201, 4101, 42018
Applied PianoPIA 1101, 1201, 2101, 2201, 3101, 3201, 4101, 42018
Applied VoiceVOI 1101, 1201, 2101, 2201, 3101, 3201, 4101, 42018
Senior Recital orINS 4010, ORG 4010, PIA 4010, or VOI 40100
Senior Worship ProgramWOR 40000
Electives
Select two practicum courses:Select two:
Practicum: Contemporary Leadership and ResourcesWOR 33211
Practicum: Leading Small Vocal Ensembles in WorshipWOR 33411
Practicum: Leading Small Instrumental Groups in WorshipWOR 33511
Practicum: Administration and Finance in MinistryWOR 33811
Practicum: The Arts in WorshipWOR 34711
Practicum: Artistic Outreach and ProductionsWOR 34811
Practicum: Media in WorshipWOR 34911
Select two courses:Select two:
ArrangingCOM 41122
Song Writing for Corporate WorshipCOM 42322
Commercial StylesCOM 42422
Conducting II: ChoralCON 36322
Conducting II: InstrumentalCON 36422
InstrumentationTHY 41122
Congregational Worship MusicWOR 21022
Culture, Philosophy, and WorshipWOR 32222

History, Life, and Thought

Course TitleCourse NumberHours
Western Civilization IHIS 11133
Western Civilization IIHIS 12132
Baptist History and HeritageHIS 22132
World ReligionsHIS 21033
Early Western Civilization SeminarIDE 11033
Late Antiquity SeminarIDE 12133
Medieval Age SeminarIDE 21133
Renaissance and Reformation SeminarIDE 22033
Enlightenment SeminarIDE 31033
19th Century SeminarIDE 32033
Early 20th Century SeminarIDE 41033
Late 20th Century to the Present SeminarIDE 42033
English I – Grammar and SyntaxENG 11033
English II – Literary InterpretationENG 12033
English III – Rhetoric and CompositionENG 21033
ReasoningREA 11022
Introduction to Fine ArtsFNA 21033
Natural ScienceNAS 42033
Contemporary Social IssuesSOS 41133

Biblical and Theological Studies

Course TitleCourse NumberHours
Old Testament IOTS 21133
Old Testament IIOTS 22133
Old Testament IIIOTS 31133
New Testament INTS 31233
New Testament IINTS 32233
New Testament IIINTS 41233
Systematic Theology ITHE 30333
Systematic Theology IITHE 40333
Systematic Theology IIITHE 40433
Personal EvangelismEVA 22011
International Mission TripMIS 32011
 ChapelCHP 1000(6 semesters)
Total129

 

1The student will choose from the following auditioned ensembles: Chamber Ensemble, Combo Lab, Guitar Ensemble, NewSound, Orchestra, Southwestern Singers, Southwestern Master Chorale, String Ensemble, and Wind Ensemble.