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Music - Liturgical Music

The Liturgical Music emphasis affords the student an understanding of music used in worship and prepares the student for a career as a minister or director of church music by providing training in applied music, music theory, church music history and current practices in worship music. The course of study culminates in an internship in a church music program.

General Education Program: 46-49 University requirements.

Foreign Language requirement
12 credits or equivalent:
Language requirement for BA

55 credits as follows:
0 credits:
MUS 010, 020, 030, 040, 050, 060, 070 Concert Attendance, 0 cr.

21 credits:
MUS 211 Music Theory I, 3 cr.
MUS 212 Music Theory II, 3 cr.
MUS 301 History and Literature of Music I, 3 cr.
MUS 302 History and Literature of Music II, 3 cr.
MUS 303 Music Since 1900, 2 cr.
MUS 311 Music Theory III, 3 cr.
MUS 312 Music Theory IV, 3 cr.
MUS 411 Arranging, 1 cr.

2 credits:
MUS 111 Beginning Keyboard Class, 1 cr. (except piano majors)
MUS 112 Keyboard Class II, 1 cr. (except piano majors)
MUS 131, 132, 231, 232, 331, 332, 431, 432 Keyboard Lessons, ½-1 cr. per semester

2 credits:
MUS 104 Beginning Voice Class, 1 cr. (except voice majors)
MUS 121, 122, 221, 222, 321, 322, 421, 422 Voice Lessons, ½-1 cr. per semester

2 credits:
MUS 141, 142, 241, 242, 341, 342, 441, 442 Guitar Lessons, ½-1 cr. per semester

7 credits:
MUS 107 Women's Chorale, 0-1 cr.
MUS 220 Chamber Singers, 0-1 cr.
MUS 180 Accompanying, 1 cr.

17 credits:
MUS 292 History and Literature of Church Music, 2 cr.
MUS 293 Music in Liturgy, 2 cr.
MUS 294 Administration in Liturgical Music, 2 cr.
MUS 404 Special Topics in Music, 1-3 cr.
MUS 224 Beginning Conducting, 2 cr.
MUS 226 Choral Conducting, 2 cr.
THE 230 Introduction to Pastoral Ministry, 3 cr.
THE 370 Worship and Service, 3 cr.

4 credits:
MUS 497 Internship, 1-4 cr.

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Campus Info

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45 S. National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699

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