Music Education

The Music Education major equips future servant leaders with knowledge of the diverse learners and content they will teach, skills in planning instruction, assessing, and managing, as well as character reflecting appropriate interaction with the school community, life-long learning, and a calling as a Christian servant leader with a Biblical worldview for kingdom service. The Professional Teaching Objectives for this major are based on the InTASC standards. Students in this major specialize in either choral or instrumental music. This program leads to certification in grades kindergarten through 12. Students in this program must perform an entrance audition for the Music Department.


  • Pre-Ethnomusicology
  • Discipleship
  • Ministry Leadership
  • Youth Ministry

Program Layout

The Music Education major is a 126 hour program that includes 51 hours of general education courses, 3 hours of open electives, and 70 hours in Music Education-specific courses. Classes include Choral Conducting, Pedagogy of Music, Music Theory I, II, III, and IV, and Introduction to Teaching Music.
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