B.A. in Music to M.A. in Ministry 2018-2019: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
MUL 143A Introduction to Keyboard Theory1GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3MUS 104 Music Theory I3 
MUS 101 Music Fundamentals1 MUS 195 Music Hour0 
MUS 103 Introduction to Music Literature2 GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4 
MUS 195 Music Hour0 GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 
GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 Performance Organization 1 
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 Private Lessons 1 
Performance Organization 1 Second Language (S) course1 4 
Private Lessons 1   
 13 3 16 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
MUS 195 Music Hour0Mathematics (M) course 3MUS 195 Music Hour0 
MUS 202 Music Theory II3 MUS 203 Music Theory III3 
MUS 312 Music History and Literature I3 MUS 313 Music History and Literature II3 
Performance Organization 1 MUS 323 Instrumentation2 
Private Lessons 1 THE 201 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 
MUS 195 Music Hour0Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3MUS 195 Music Hour0 
MUS 324 Choral Literature and Conducting3 MUS 322 Instrumental Literature and Conducting3 
PHI 310 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 
  MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 14 3 14-17 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
MUS 195 Music Hour0Interim Off MUS 195 Music Hour0BT 510 Hermeneutics3
Performance Organizaton 0 MUS 495 Half Senior Recital0TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Private Lessons 1 Performance Organization 0 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Private Lessons 0 
Electives 6 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 Internship Preparation2  
THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
  THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
  BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
 16 0 12 6
Fifth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
NT 516 New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5OT 516 Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3 
TS 513 Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5NT 518 or OT 518 New Testament: Exegetical Explorations or Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations3 
ML 523 Introduction to Transformational Leadership: Theory and Practice in Global Perspective3 GS 780 Senior Integrative Seminar3 
TL 566A Professional Internship A1.5 TL 566B Professional Internship B1.5 
GS 001 Graduate Research Seminar0 Elective (CP510) - Concentration Course 3 
Elective (ML615) - Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits 159-162

Additional Requirements: (1) Must be in a MUP 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 2018-2019: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
MUL 143A Introduction to Keyboard Theory1GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4MUS 104 Music Theory I3 
MUS 101 Music Fundamentals1 MUS 195 Music Hour0 
MUS 103 Introduction to Music Literature2 BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 
MUS 195 Music Hour0 GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Performance Organization 1 
Performance Organization 1 Private Lessons 1 
Private Lessons 1 GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 
Second Language (S) course1 4   
 14 4 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
MUS 195 Music Hour0Mathematics (M) course 3MUS 195 Music Hour0 
MUS 202 Music Theory II3 MUS 203 Music Theory III3 
MUS 312 Music History and Literature I3 MUS 313 Music History and Literature II3 
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 MUS 323 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 
MUS 195 Music Hour0Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3MUS 195 Music Hour0 
MUS 324 Choral Literature and Conducting3 MUS 322 Instrumental Literature and Conducting3 
PHI 310 Aesthetics3 Performance Organization 1 
Performance Organization 1 Private Lessons 1 
Private Lessons 1 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
World Cultures (U) course 3 Elective 3 
Elective 3 Cross cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 
  MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 14 3 14-17 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
MUS 195 Music Hour0Interim Off MUS 195 Music Hour0BT 510 Hermeneutics3
Performance Organization 0 MUS 495 Half Senior Recital0TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
Private Lessons 1 Performance Organization 0 
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Private Lessons 0 
SP 001 Formation Assessments0 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 
Electives 3 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0 
THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 Internship Preparation2  
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
  THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
  BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
 13 0 12 6
Fifth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
NT 516 New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5OT 516 Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3 
TS 513 Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5NT 518 or OT 518 New Testament: Exegetical Explorations or Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations3 
ML 523 Introduction to Transformational Leadership: Theory and Practice in Global Perspective3 GS 780 Senior Integrative Seminar3 
TL 566A Professional Internship A1.5 TL 566B Professional Internship B1.5 
GS 001 Graduate Research Seminar0 Elective (CP510) - Concentration Course 3 
Elective (ML615) - Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits 158-161

Additional Requirements: (1) Must be in a MUP 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.)