2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Parish Music Certificate (Director of Parish Music Program)

Certificate Requirements

In addition to the requirements of the Music Major (as stated above), students in the Director of Parish Music program also take the following courses. Three of the following hours can count as electives in the music major.

Church Music
MUS-1371The Church Musician1
MUS-4313Music for the Contemporary Church3
MUS-4362Musical Heritage of the Church2
MUS-4322Service Playing and Liturgical Leadership2
MUSE-3930Schola Cantorum.5
MUS-4320Director of Parish Music Fieldwork0
Applied Music
Four hours of MUSA at 3000 or 4000 level in addition to music major requirement4
Co-register for an additional 2 semesters of MUS-3501 at .5 credits for 2 additional semesters
Senior Project 2
MUS-4521Senior Recital (must be in organ, piano or voice)1
Lutheran Theology 3
Required Courses
THY-2010Introduction to the Old Testament (B) (taken under General Studies)3
THY-2500Martin Luther's Small and Large Catechisms (S)3
THY-3105Introduction to the New Testament (B)3
THY-4550Liturgy and Worship (CS) (S) (H)3
Select two from list below6
The Augsburg Confession and its Apology (S)
The Ancient Creeds, the Smalcald Articles, and the Treaties (S)
The Formula of Concord (S)
Total Hours31.5