Music and Worship

The following information applies to all students interested in a degree in music.

ENTRANCE AUDITION

Each student must pass an entrance audition before initial enrollment in the program.  The student must select and perform from memory two selections of music of contrasting style.

PROFICIENCY PLACEMENT EXAMS

Students must successfully complete proficiency exams administered by the department.  Students having deficiencies will be required to do remedial work.  Credit is not awarded for these proficiency exams.  Students may be exempt from certain requirements upon successful completion of the exams.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

The graduate who completes this program will:

  1. Articulate a well-defined philosophy of music based on Biblical principles.
  2. Articulate the Biblical mandate for music in a local church worship and ministry.
  3. Demonstrate the skills necessary to supervise the musical program and worship service of a local church – including minimal competency in at least two areas of applied music useful for church ministries.
  4. Demonstrate basic knowledge in the multiple mediums available for worship and the expression of Christian faith.
  5. Exhibit the ability to develop a well-rounded music and/or worship training program in a local church.
  6. Communicate Biblical knowledge necessary to provide additional service to the church in its various ministries.

 

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Robert Leatherwood - Music and Worship Department Chair

Arlington Baptist College, B.S.

Dallas Baptist University, M.A.

Arlington Baptist College, M.Div. (In Progress)

rleatherwood@arlingtonbaptistcollege.edu