Degree Plan (BMWS)

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 TechnologyTHY 32022
Form in MusicTHY 41022
InstrumentationTHY 41122
Improvisation for the Worship MusicianTHY 43011
Musics of the WorldMHS 20022
Music History I: Antiquity-RenaissanceMHS 21022
Music History II: Baroque-ClassicalMHS 22022
Music History III: Nineteenth Century to PresentMHS 23022
Conducting ICON 36222
Chapel Choir (two semesters)ENS 22281
Select six semesters of the following ensembles:3
Southwestern SingersENS 1028
Southwestern Master ChoraleENS 1108
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
6 semesters of 2 credits of one of the following (must enroll concurrently in Master Class):12
Applied Instrument (must be a standard orchestral instrument or classical guitar)
Applied OrganORG 1101, 1201, 2101, 2201, 3101, 3201, 4101, 4201
Applied PianoPIA 1101, 1201, 2101, 2201, 3101, 3201, 4101, 4201
Applied VoiceClass Voice VOI 2400 or 2500; VOI 1101, 1201, 2101, 2201, 3101, 3201, 4101, 4201
Secondary Applied Study2
Guitar is the secondary applied area. If guitar is the principal applied area, one of the following will be substituted: organ, piano, voice, or a different instrument.
Applied Instrument INS 1101, 1201
Applied OrganORG 1101, 1201
Applied PianoPIA 1101, 1201
Applied VoiceVOI 1101, 1201
Total50

Worship Concentration

Platform Leadership for the MusicianWOR 11000
Biblical Foundations of WorshipWOR 11022
Congregational Worship MusicWOR 21022
Introduction to Creative WorshipWOR 31022
Culture, Philosophy, and WorshipWOR 32222
Practicum: Administration and Finance in MinistryWOR 33811
Worship Leadership RecitalWOR 40011
Worship Leadership Internship and ProjectWOR 43022
Electives
Select two practicum courses:Select two:
Practicum: Contemporary Worship Leadership and ResourcesWOR 33211
Practicum: Leading Small Vocal Ensembles in WorshipWOR 33411
Practicum Leading Small Instrumental Groups in WorshipWOR 33511
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
Select one course:Select one:
Conducting II: ChoralCON 36322
Conducting II: InstrumentalCON 36422
Total21

General Studies

Humanities Core
Early Western Civilization SeminarIDE 11033
Late Antiquity SeminarIDE 12133
Renaissance and Reformation SeminarIDE 22033
Enlightenment SeminarIDE 31033
General Education Core
English I – Grammar and SyntaxENG 11033
English III – Rhetoric and CompositionENG 21033
Natural ScienceNAS 42033
Contemporary Social IssuesSOS 41133
Baptist History and HeritageHIS 22133
Personal EvangelismEVA 22011
International Mission TripMIS 32011
ChapelCHP 1000(6 semesters)
Biblical and Theological Studies
Systematic Theology ITHE 30333
Systematic Theology IITHE 40333
Systematic Theology IIITHE 40433
Select two:Select two:6
Old Testament IOTS 2113
 Old Testament IIOTS 2213
Old Testament IIIOTS 3113
Select two:Select two:6
New Testament INTS 31233
New Testament IINTS 32233
New Testament IIINTS 41233
Biblical Languages
Select six hours from one language:Select six hours:
Greek, Latin, or Hebrew IGRK, LTN, or HBR 11033
Greek, Latin, or Hebrew IIGRK, LTN, or HBR 12033
Total56
Degree Total127