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Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Church Music Certificate

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J. Thomas Mitts, Associate Professor of Music
Ruebush Hall, Room 140, (540) 665-4633, [email protected]

The graduate Certificate in Church Music is designed to develop basic skills for church musicians and is offered in two sessions each summer, each one week in length, during three consecutive summers.

Program Outcomes

Students completing the Certificate in Church Music will be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of repertoire for liturgical settings;
  • demonstrate the ability to lead a rehearsal and the music component of a church service;
  • demonstrate a variety of conducting techniques for use with children and adults; and
  • demonstrate the ability to plan, teach and conduct the music for varying church services.

Degree Requirements

The requirement is 18 credit hours and an overall grade point average of 3.0.

Course and Credit Requirements

Total: 18 credits

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