Students taking a Music proficiency may choose between Music Administration or Music Education. In both proficiencies, students will study music theory, conducting, philosophy, and an applied area. In the administration proficiency, students will also learn administrative and practical skills necessary for leading a church music ministry.

Faculty Contact

John Tyler

Chairman of Music Department

John Tyler graduated from West Coast Baptist College in 2011 and immediately began...

Course of Study

Course ID
Credit Hours

MU 121

3.0 Music Theory 1

This course is a study of the scales, diatonic chords, part writing, music typesetting...

MU 123

1.0 Sight Singing and Ear Training 1

Sight singing, aural training, dictation, rhythm,...

MU 131

3.0 Music Theory 2

A continuation of Music Theory 1, this course introduces a more detailed study of...

MU 133

1.0 Sight Singing and Ear Training 2

A continuation of MU 123.

MU 202

2.0 Survey of Music History

Developing listening skills and a basic understanding of Western music...

MU 315

2.0 Choral Conducting 1

This course explores the essentials of choral rehearsals and performance,...

MU 333

1.0 Church Music Administration

The important role of the music director will be studied....

MU 371

2.0 Ensemble


MU 401

2.0 Sacred Music Literature

This course is designed to expose students to the variety of genres...

MU 402

2.0 Philosophy of Church Music

Music is possibly one of the most controversial topics among...

MU 420

2.0 Choral Arranging

A study of two-, three-, and four-part choral writing, effective use of vocal...