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Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 
Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Church Music, Organ Applied Emphasis (M.M.)

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

The Master of Music in Church Music curriculum is designed for the professional church musician who wishes to extend his or her knowledge and skills in the field.

Program Outcomes

Students completing the Master of Music in Church Music degree will be able to:

  • demonstrate musicianship in solo performance;
  • demonstrate knowledge of repertoire for liturgical settings;
  • demonstrate the ability to lead a rehearsal or music component of a church service;
  • demonstrate knowledge of music theory and music history; and
  • demonstrate the ability to research and write.

Degree Requirements

The degree requirement is 30 credit hours and an overall grade point average of 3.0.

Course and Credit Requirements

Maximum of three credits from Graduate Church Music Institute

Select from the following:

Total: 30 credits

*Minimum grade of “C” required.

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