B.A. in Music to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
MUL143A Introduction to Keyboard Theory1GES160 Inquiry Seminar3MUS104 Music Theory I3 
MUS101 Music Fundamentals1 MUS195 Music Hour0 
MUS103 Introduction to Music Literature2 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 
MUS195 Music Hour0 GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 Performance Organization 1 
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 Private Lessons 1 
Performance Organization 1 Second Language (S) course1 4 
Private Lessons 1   
 13 3 16 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
MUS195 Music Hour0Mathematics (M) course 3MUS195 Music Hour0 
MUS202 Music Theory II3 MUS203 Music Theory III3 
MUS312 Music History and Literature I3 MUS313 Music History and Literature II3 
Performance Organization 1 MUS323 Instrumentation2 
Private Lessons 1 THE201 Christian Theology3 
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 Performance Organization 1 
  Private Lessons 1 
 15 3 14 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
MUS195 Music Hour0Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3MUS195 Music Hour0 
MUS324 Choral Literature and Conducting3 MUS322 Instrumental Literature and Conducting3 
PHI310 Aesthetics3 Performance Organization 1 
Performance Organization 1 Private Lessons 1 
Private Lessons 1 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
World Cultures (U) course 3 Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
Elective 3 Electives 3 
  MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 14 3 14-17 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
MUS195 Music Hour0Interim Off MUS195 Music Hour0BT510 Hermeneutics3
Performance Organizaton 0 MUS495 Half Senior Recital0TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Private Lessons 0 Performance Organization 0 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Private Lessons 0 
Electives 6 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 Internship Preparation2  
THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
  THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
  BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
 15 0 12 6
Fifth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
NT516 New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5OT516 Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3 
TS513 Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5NT518 or OT 518 New Testament: Exegetical Explorations or Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations3 
ML523 Introduction to Transformational Leadership: Theory and Practice in Global Perspective3 GS780 Senior Integrative Seminar3 
TL566A Professional Internship A1.5 TL566B Professional Internship B1.5 
GS001 Graduate Research Seminar0 Elective (CP510) - Concentration Course 3 
Elective (ML615) - Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits: 158-161
1

 Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent. 

2

Students must meet with director of internship and placement at least two terms before beginning internship. 

Additional Requirements: (1) Must be in a performance organization for a minimum of four years. (2) Must fulfill Recital and Concert Attendance requirement. (3) Must pass the piano proficiency.

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.A. in Music to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
MUL143A Introduction to Keyboard Theory1GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4MUS104 Music Theory I3 
MUS101 Music Fundamentals1 MUS195 Music Hour0 
MUS103 Introduction to Music Literature2 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 
MUS195 Music Hour0 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Performance Organization 1 
Performance Organization 1 Private Lessons 1 
Private Lessons 1 GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 
Second Language (S) course1 4   
 14 4 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
MUS195 Music Hour0Mathematics (M) course 3MUS195 Music Hour0 
MUS202 Music Theory II3 MUS203 Music Theory III3 
MUS312 Music History and Literature I3 MUS313 Music History and Literature II3 
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 MUS323 Instrumentation2 
Performance Organization 1 Performance Organization 1 
Private Lessons 1 Private Lessons 1 
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
  Elective 3 
 16 3 14 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
MUS195 Music Hour0Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3MUS195 Music Hour0 
MUS324 Choral Literature and Conducting3 MUS322 Instrumental Literature and Conducting3 
PHI310 Aesthetics3 Performance Organization 1 
Performance Organization 1 Private Lessons 1 
Private Lessons 1 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
World Cultures (U) course 3 Electives 6 
Elective 3 Cross cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
  MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 14 3 17-20 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
MUS195 Music Hour0Interim Off MUS195 Music Hour0BT510 Hermeneutics3
Performance Organization 0 MUS495 Half Senior Recital0TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Private Lessons 0 Performance Organization 0 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Private Lessons 0 
SP001 Formation Assessments0 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
Electives 3 TL001 Vocational Assessments0 
THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 Internship Preparation2  
BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
  THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
  BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
 12 0 12 6
Fifth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
NT516 New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5OT516 Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3 
TS513 Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5NT518 or OT 518 New Testament: Exegetical Explorations or Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations3 
ML523 Introduction to Transformational Leadership: Theory and Practice in Global Perspective3 GS780 Senior Integrative Seminar3 
TL566A Professional Internship A1.5 TL566B Professional Internship B1.5 
GS001 Graduate Research Seminar0 Elective (CP510) - Concentration Course 3 
Elective (ML615) - Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits: 160-163
1

 Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent. 

2

Student must meet with director of internship and placement at least two terms before beginning internship

Additional Requirements: (1) Must be in a performance organization for a minimum of four years. (2) Must fulfill Recital and Concert Attendance requirement. (3) Must pass the piano proficiency.

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)