SCHOOL OF CHURCH MUSIC (음악대학)

Bachelor of Church Music (132 units)

The Bachelor of Church Music is the undergraduate degree that provides education and training of music for ministry. The program can be taken in class or through guided independent studies by California University. The degree program requires four academic years of course work including General Education courses, Biblical and theological courses, and music courses to prepare graduates to use their musical talents to serve the Church and society. Bachelor of Church Music graduates will be qualified to serve as worship leaders and directors of music and will also be prepared for graduate study in music.

Degree Requirements

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old.

  • A high-school diploma from an accredited school, or equivalent.

  • A cumulative high-school Grade Point Average of at least 2.5 or greater.

  • Successfully complete a minimum of 132 units of the following coursework with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale:

  • Successfully complete 44 units of general education courses.

  • Successfully complete 44 units of lower-division courses.

  • Successfully complete 44 units of upper-division courses, or 20 units of unrestricted electives and 24 units of concentration-required courses.

  • Successfully complete the degree requirements within the time limit.

 

Prerequisites for the Bachelor of Church Music (132 units)

A student’s academic transcripts will be evaluated for the completion of 132 units. If any prerequisites are lacking, appropriate courses must be taken. All courses are 4 units each. 
 

General Education Courses:  

Lower-Division Courses:     

Upper-Division Courses       

Total units:                               132 units

• General Education Curriculum

Course #                    Course Title                                                                                      Units

 

GEC101                      Biology     

GEC102                      English Composition I     

GEC103                      English Composition II 

GEC104                      General Psychology      

GEC105                      Humanities I           

GEC106                      Humanities II       

GEC107                      Introduction to Philosophy

GEC108                      Introduction to Sociology

GEC109                      Principle Economic

GEC110                      World History I

GEC111                      World History II

Total General Education:                                                                                            44 units

• Lower-Division Curriculum

Course #                    Course Title                                                                                     Units

 

LDC101                      Bible Study Methods

LDC102                      Church and Worship

LDC103                      Introduction to Christian Education

LDC104                      Introduction to Christian Ethnics

LDC105                      Introduction to Christian Music

LDC106                      Introduction to the Old Testament

LDC107                      Introduction to the New Testament

LDC108                      Pastoral Ministry

LDC109                      Philosophy of Religion

LDC110                      The Background of the Bible

LDC111                      The Life of Christ

Total Lower Division:                                                                                                   44 units

 

• Upper-Division Curriculum

 

Course #                    Course Title                                                                                     Units

 

BMU201                      Choral Conducting

BMU202                      Chorus

BMU203                      Evangelism in Music

BMU204                      Field Education

BMU205                      Keyboard Harmony

BMU206                      Music Form and Analysis

BMU207                      Music Theory I

BMU208                      Music Theory II

BMU209                      Music Theory III

BMU210                      Sight Singing & Ear Training

BMU211                      Western Music History

Total Upper Division:                                                                                                   44 units


 

Master of Church Music (60 units)

The Master of Church Music is the graduate degree that provides education and training in music for ministry. The program can be taken in class or through guided independent studies by California University. The curriculum provides students with advanced musical education and skills training in order to prepare graduates to use their musical talents to serve the Church and society. Master of Church Music graduates will be qualified to serve as worship leaders and directors of music and will also be prepared for doctoral study in music.

Degree Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a state-approved or regionally or nationally accredited institution, or equivalent.

  • Successfully complete a minimum of 60 units with a cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

  • Maintain GPA at 2.0, with no grade less than a "C."

  • Satisfactorily complete all coursework over five quarters’ time (approximately twenty months’ chronological time).

  • Successfully complete the degree requirements within the time limit.

 

Prerequisites for the Master of Church Music (60 units)

A student’s academic transcripts will be evaluated for the completion of 60 units. If any prerequisites are lacking, appropriate courses must be taken. All courses are 4 units each. 
 

Course #                      Course Title                                                                                   Units


MMU101                      Choral Conducting

MMU102                      Church Music History

MMU103                      Church Music in Contemporary Culture

MMU104                      Counterpoint I

MMU105                      Counterpoint II

MMU106                      Ensemble I

MMU107                      Ensemble II

MMU108                      General Music History

MMU109                      History of Martial Arts

MMU110                      Individual Instruction I

MMU111                      Individual Instruction II

MMU112                      Keyboard Harmony

MMU113                      Sight Singing & Aural Skill I

MMU114                      Sight Singing & Aural Skill II

MMU115                      Master’s Recital

Total units:                                                                                                                       60 units


 

Doctor of Church Music(68 units)

The Doctor of Church Music is the advanced academic degree program that is designed to educate leaders for specialized expertise in music. The program prepares professional music leaders for helping services and glorifying God and also equips servant leaders for effective use of music in fellowship, education, worship, and the mission of the church. Students will develop the ability to meet the needs of the music leaders and directors of church. Recipients of the Doctor of Church Music degree will possess highly developed academic and performance skills in music. Candidates will choose their area of specialization and will do their doctoral project within that area. In the doctoral project, they may focus on music areas such as the following: musicology, vocal and instrumental music, art song, analytical tech, and various other areas.

Degree Requirements

  • Successfully complete a minimum of 60 units of coursework, determined by the student and the student’s doctoral committee, from the Doctor of Church Music course list and any other coursework prescribed by the student’s doctoral committee with a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

  • Successfully complete the Integrative Review.

  • Successfully complete 60 units of concentrated course work.

  • Successfully complete 8 units of the Dissertation.

  • Successfully complete the degree requirements within the time limit.


Prerequisites for the Doctor of Church Music(68 units)

A student’s academic transcripts will be evaluated for the completion of 68 units. If any prerequisites are lacking, appropriate courses must be taken. All courses are 4 units each. 

Coursework: 60 units
Dissertation: 8 units
Total units: 68 units 

 

Course #                     Course Title                                                                                             Units

 

DMU101                      Advanced Seminar in Choral Arrangement

DMU102                      Advanced Seminar in Church Music

DMU103                      Advanced Seminar in Church Music Administration

DMU104                      Advanced Seminar in Composition

DMU105                      Advanced Seminar in Conducting

DMU106                      Advanced Seminar in Counterpoint

DMU107                      Advanced Seminar in Harmony

DMU108                      Advanced Seminar in Music Education

DMU109                      Advanced Seminar in Music History

DMU110                      Applied Instrument

DMU111                      Applied Voice

DMU112                      History of Practical Church Music

DMU113                      Hymnology

DMU114                      Music in Mission

DMU115                      Pastoral Theology in Church Music

DMU799                      Dissertation

Total units:                                                                                                                                68 units

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