Concentration in Worship Leadership

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
40650 Worship Assessment1 0
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.

Master of Divinity Core

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.

Remedial/Pre-requisite Courses (8)
20400 Elementary Hebrew1 (3)
22400 Elementary Greek1 (3)
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
22100 Biblical Hermeneutics 3
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
28700 Christian Apologetics 3
30000 Christian Preaching3 or 3
45400 Christian Teaching
32100 Personal Evangelism 3
32960 Introduction to Missiology 3
32980 World Religions and Christian Mission 3
34300 Introduction to Biblical Counseling 3
40080 Christian Leadership 3
Total Master of Divinity, Worship Leadership Requirements 88

1Elementary Language courses may be counted as free elective courses for Billy Graham School students.

2See Written Communication Requirement here.

3Course 30000 is reserved for, but not required of, men.