Be equipped for pastorally-focused worship leadership.
Our faculty have been or are currently worship pastors, they have the pastoral experience and hearts necessary to shepherd their students ministerially as well as academically.
Students and faculty contribute knowledge and skill in diverse musical styles, seen in ensembles, various recording projects, and private lessons.
The gospel is the focus in every area of this degree. All of our classes, services, and training is centered on Christ.
“ Boyce College does not compromise in its curriculum. If you seek a challenge and desire to experience world class teaching about the sacred act of worship, there is no better option than Boyce College. ”
|General Studies||33 Credits|
|EN 101||English Composition I||3|
|EN 102||English Composition II||3|
|HU 421||Great Books Seminar I||3|
|HU 422||Great Books Seminar II||3|
|MA —||Math Elective||3|
|PH 103||Introduction to Philosophy||3|
|PH 108||Worldview Analysis||3|
|PH 311||Introduction to Ethics||3|
|PH 321||Religion in the Public Square||3|
|PS 101||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|PS 221||Marriage and the Family||3|
|Ministry Studies||15 Credits|
|CN 101||Introduction to Biblical Counseling||3|
|MS 101||Introduction to Christian Missions||3|
|MS 105||Personal Evangelism||3|
|PR 205||Preaching I||3|
|PR 206||Preaching II||3|
|Biblical and Theological Studies||33 Credits|
|BL 101||Old Testament Survey I||3|
|BL 102||Old Testament Survey II||3|
|BL 151||New Testament Survey I||3|
|BL 152||New Testament Survey II||3|
|HS 201||Church History I||3|
|HS 202||Church History II||3|
|HS 205||Baptist History||3|
|TH 211||Christian Theology I||3|
|TH 212||Christian Theology II||3|
|TH 311||Christian Theology III||3|
|Major Studies||33 Credits|
|MU 110||Music Theory I: Music Analysis||3|
|MU 115||Aural Skills I||1|
|MU 120||Music Theory I: Songwriting||3|
|MU 125||Aural Skills II||1|
|MU 210||Music Theory I: Arranging||3|
|MU 215||Aural Skills III||1|
|MU 226||Music Styles Lab||1|
|MU 361||Beginning Conducting||2|
|MU 381||Worship Ministry in the Church||2|
|WL 181||Introduction to Worship||3|
|WL 251||Historical Survey of Worship Music I||3|
|WL 252||Historical Survey of Worship Music II||3|
|WL 316||Biblical Principles of Worship||3|
|WL 421||Worship Technology||2|
|WL 491||Dynamics of Modern Worship Leadership||2|
|Worship Teams||6 Credits|
|MU 150||Students must enroll in four semesters of Boyce College Choir||6|
|Applied Major||6 Credits|
|—||Main area of private study: voice, piano, guitar, other||6|
|Applied Minor||4 Credits|
|—||Secondary areas of private study: piano for Applied Major Voice or Instrumental students, voice for Applied Major Piano students||4|
|Field Education||4 Credits|
|WL 141||Supervised Worship Ministry Experience: Spiritual Disciplines||.5|
|WL 142||Supervised Worship Ministry Experience: Managing Your Ministry||.5|
|WL 241||Supervised Worship Ministry Experience: Worship Resources||.5|
|WL 242||Supervised Worship Ministry Experience: Team Ministry||.5|
|WL 341||Supervised Worship Ministry Experience: Soul Care||.5|
|WL 342||Supervised Worship Ministry Experience: Leadership||.5|
|WL 481||Senior Seminar||.5|
|WL 489||Worship Internship||.5|
|Total Degree Hours||134 Credits|
- Students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of the Bible, interpret Scripture’s original meaning, and apply Scripture to contemporary situations.
- Students will be able to integrate systematic and historical theology into a larger biblical framework.
- Students will demonstrate a basic understanding of the language of music through theoretical analysis and aural skills performance.
- Students will describe the historical practice and philosophy of the role of music in the church.
- Students will demonstrate proficiency in the performance of music as a musician and the application of music to the local church as a music ministry leader.
Frequently Asked Questions
Graduates will be prepared to serve the church with proper musical, theological, and pastoral training necessary to lead the church.
Professor Kha Do serves as the Program Coordinator for the Boyce worship department.
You can meet Professor Do and the rest our faculty here.
Students who start their application must complete their application and submit the following additional documents:
You can view more information about our admissions requirements here.