Degree Plan (BAM)

Music Core

Course Title Course Number Hours
Theory and Musicianship I THY 1104 4
Theory and Musicianship II THY 1204 4
Theory and Musicianship III THY 2104 4
Theory and Musicianship IV THY 2204 4
Music History I: Antiquity-Renaissance MHS 2102 2
Music History II: Baroque-Classical MHS 2202 2
Music History III: Nineteenth Century to Present MHS 2302 2
Platform Leadership for the Musician WOR 1100 0
Biblical Foundations of Worship WOR 1102 2
Conducting I CON 3622 2
Chapel Choir (two semesters) ENS 2228 1
Auditioned Ensemble1 (six semesters) ENS 2228 3
Piano Proficiency (students may need to complete Piano Foundations I-IV in preparation for PIA 1500) PIA 1500 0
Voice Proficiency (students may need to complete Class Voice I-II and VOI 1501 to satisfy VOI 1500) VOI 1500 0
Performance Lab (eight semesters) PFL 1100 0
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, 4201 8
Applied Organ ORG 1101, 1201, 2101, 2201, 3101, 3201, 4101, 4201 8
Applied Piano PIA 1101, 1201, 2101, 2201, 3101, 3201, 4101, 4201 8
Applied Voice VOI 1101, 1201, 2101, 2201, 3101, 3201, 4101, 4201 8
Senior Recital or INS 4010, ORG 4010, PIA 4010, or VOI 4010 0
Senior Worship Program WOR 4000 0
Electives
Select two practicum courses: Select two:
Practicum: Contemporary Leadership and Resources WOR 3321 1
Practicum: Leading Small Vocal Ensembles in Worship WOR 3341 1
Practicum: Leading Small Instrumental Groups in Worship WOR 3351 1
Practicum: Administration and Finance in Ministry WOR 3381 1
Practicum: The Arts in Worship WOR 3471 1
Practicum: Artistic Outreach and Productions WOR 3481 1
Practicum: Media in Worship WOR 3491 1
Select two courses: Select two:
Arranging COM 4112 2
Song Writing for Corporate Worship COM 4232 2
Commercial Styles COM 4242 2
Conducting II: Choral CON 3632 2
Conducting II: Instrumental CON 3642 2
Instrumentation THY 4112 2
Congregational Worship Music WOR 2102 2
Culture, Philosophy, and Worship WOR 3222 2

History, Life, and Thought

Course Title Course Number Hours
Western Civilization I HIS 1113 3
Western Civilization II HIS 1213 2
Baptist History and Heritage HIS 2213 2
World Religions HIS 2103 3
Early Western Civilization Seminar IDE 1103 3
Late Antiquity Seminar IDE 1213 3
Medieval Age Seminar IDE 2113 3
Renaissance and Reformation Seminar IDE 2203 3
Enlightenment Seminar IDE 3103 3
19th Century Seminar IDE 3203 3
Early 20th Century Seminar IDE 4103 3
Late 20th Century to the Present Seminar IDE 4203 3
English I – Grammar and Syntax ENG 1103 3
English II – Literary Interpretation ENG 1203 3
English III – Rhetoric and Composition ENG 2103 3
Reasoning REA 1102 2
Introduction to Fine Arts FNA 2103 3
Natural Science NAS 4203 3
Contemporary Social Issues SOS 4113 3

Biblical and Theological Studies

Course Title Course Number Hours
Old Testament I OTS 2113 3
Old Testament II OTS 2213 3
Old Testament III OTS 3113 3
New Testament I NTS 3123 3
New Testament II NTS 3223 3
New Testament III NTS 4123 3
Systematic Theology I THE 3033 3
Systematic Theology II THE 4033 3
Systematic Theology III THE 4043 3
Personal Evangelism EVA 2201 1
International Mission Trip MIS 3201 1
 Chapel CHP 1000 (6 semesters)
Total 129

 

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.