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Crown College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    
Crown College 2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Worship Ministry Major (B.S.)


 

 

This major is offered through the School of Arts & Sciences. Those who minister in worship arts are frequently called upon to help in other ministry areas of a church. This major combines a music foundation with ministry coursework to equip the graduate to serve more effectively in the church.  

Program Requirements


Christian Studies Core


I. Christian Studies - 24 Credits


General Education Core


II. General Education - 30 Credits


  • Communication Elective 3 Credits (Choose from: COM 133 , COM 140  or COM 252 )
  • 3 Credits
  • History Elective 3 Credits
  • Math or Science Elective 3-4 Credits
  • Communication, Humanities, Math, Science or Social Science Electives 17-18 Credits2,3*

Major Core


III. Worship Ministry Major - 66 Credits


IV. Electives - 35 Credits*


  • Electives (300-400 level) 3 Credits
  • Electives 32 Credits

A minimum of 36 credits must be at the upper (300-400) level for a bachelor degree.

* Some courses from the Christian Studies Core and Major Core can be used to fulfill requirements in the General Education Core. By doing that the number of electives needed would increase so that the minimum of 125 credits is reached.

Total - 125 Credits


1 Interdisciplinary courses in the major core that are cross listed as BIB or THE will fulfill this requirement. Choose Christian Ministry electives from CHM 300 , CHM 301  or CHM 326 .

2 Select humanities electives from COM, ENG, FAR, HIS, HUM, LAN, MUS, PHI, or PRC.

3 Select social science electives from ANT, CSJ, ECO, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC.

Students have the option to declare a second major in Christian Studies which is earned by completing the Christian Studies Core plus six credits of upper level Bible/Theology electives (which are part of the major core).

Option: Accelerated Degree Programs


Qualified students in the B.S. in Worship Ministry program may apply for an accelerated degree program to earn their Christian Studies (M.A.)  (MACS) degree in one additional year instead of the typical two years. Students may also apply for an accelerated Master of Divinity (M.Div.)  program. Click here for more detailed information regarding the acceptance process for these options.

Course Requirements for MACS


Students who are accepted into the accelerated MACS program will substitute the following graduate level courses into the undergraduate degree to fulfill the B.S. Worship Ministry requirements.

Undergraduate Course Graduate Course                                                                   
BIB 434 - Romans   BBL 5225 - Paul and Romans  
CHM 301 - Spiritual and Leadership Development   MIN 6211 - Spiritual Formation for Leaders  
CHM 326 - Gospel and Culture   CST 5234 - Theology of Missions and Outreach  
MUS 342X - Biblical Perspectives of Worship   CST 5342 - Theology & Practice of Worship  
PST 342 - Principles of Ministry Leadership   MIN 5210 - Management & Administration of Christian Ministry  
THE 332 - Theology II: Human Redemption and Destiny   CST 5235 - Theology of Christ and the Church  

 

Click for more information about the Christian Studies (M.A.)  program.

Course Requirements for MDIV


Students who are accepted into the accelerated M.Div. program will substitute the following graduate level courses into the undergraduate degree to fulfill the B.S. Worship Ministry requirements.

Undergraduate Course Graduate Course                                                                   
BIB 434 - Romans   BBL 5225 - Paul and Romans  
CHM 301 - Spiritual and Leadership Development   MIN 6211 - Spiritual Formation for Leaders  
CHM 302X - Church Development Strategies   CST 5229 - Strategic Church Revitalization  
CHM 326 - Gospel and Culture   CST 5234 - Theology of Missions and Outreach  
CHM 455X - Christian Counseling   MIN 5215 - Pastoral Counseling  
HIS 332 - Church History   CST 5224 - History of the Church  
ICS 347 - Engaging a Post-Postmodern World   MIN 5218 - Social & Cultural Foundations for Ministry  
MUS 232 - Technology in Worship   MDM 6010 - Worship Technology  
MUS 342X - Biblical Perspectives of Worship   CST 5342 - Theology & Practice of Worship  
PRC 332 - Expository Preaching   MIN 5510 - The Biblical Communicator  
PST 342 - Principles of Ministry Leadership   MIN 5210 - Management & Administration of Christian Ministry  
THE 332 - Theology II: Human Redemption and Destiny   CST 5235 - Theology of Christ and the Church  (fulfills CST 5223  in the M.Div.)

 

Click for more information about the Master of Divinity (M.Div.)  program.

Four-Year Suggested Program for the Worship Ministry Major


Freshman Year


Fall Semester - 14 Credits


Spring Semester - 15 Credits


Sophomore Year


Fall Semester - 16-17 Credits


Spring Semester - 17 Credits


Departmental Acceptance


Students apply for departmental acceptance during their sophomore year spring semester or their junior year fall semester. A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA with a GPA of 2.5 for courses in the major is required for departmental admission in the Worship Ministry major.

Junior Year


Fall Semester - 16 Credits


Spring Semester - 17 Credits


Summer Semester - 0 Credits


Senior Year


Spring Semester - 16 Credits