The Master of Divinity with a concentration in Worship Leadership is designed for persons who wish to prepare for worship and church music ministry positions but who desire a more extensive biblical, historical, and theological focus. This degree is designed to prepare persons for leading worship ministry in churches as well as careers in denominational or institutional work.
|40200||The Worshiping Church||3|
|40605||History of Christian Worship and Song||3|
|40610||Worship Ministry as Discipleship||3|
|40615||Guiding the Worship Ministry||3|
|40620||Worship Leadership and Design||3|
|40625||Leading Worship Ensembles||3|
|Worship and Music Electives2||7|
|Total Worship Leadership Concentration Requirements||25|
1During the first semester, students will have assessments in music theory, ear training, sight singing, and conducting. Students showing deficiencies in a skill will be required to take 50001 Worship Musicianship I and/or 50002 Worship Musicianship II. These courses may be counted as Worship and Music Electives.
2Students may choose from the following 3-hour or 1-hour electives: 40606 The Psalms and Christian Worship, 40635 Technology for Music & Worship Ministry, 40670 Songwriting for Worship Leaders, Private Music Study (1), or Worship Ensemble (1) with a max of 4 semesters.
The core curriculum is required for the Master of Divinity degree in the Billy Graham School. The concentration in Worship Leadership requires this edited version of the core.
|31980||Written Communication (if required)2||(2)|
|Biblical and Theological Studies||42|
|20200||Introduction to the Old Testament I||3|
|20220||Introduction to the Old Testament II||3|
|20440||Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis or||3|
|22440||Greek Syntax and Exegesis|
|22200||Introduction to the New Testament I||3|
|22220||Introduction to the New Testament II||3|
|25100||Introduction to Church History I||3|
|25120||Introduction to Church History II||3|
|26200||Southern Baptist Heritage and Mission||3|
|27060||Systematic Theology I||3|
|27070||Systematic Theology II||3|
|27080||Systematic Theology III||3|
|29250||Survey of Christian Ethics||3|
|40150||Personal Spiritual Disciplines||3|
|Missions, Evangelism and Ministry||21|
|30000||Christian Preaching3 or||3|
|32960||Introduction to Missiology||3|
|32980||World Religions and Christian Mission||3|
|34300||Introduction to Biblical Counseling||3|
|Total Master of Divinity, Worship Leadership Requirements||88|
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