The Cline School of Music: Church Music Department
The Church Music Department offers two degree tracks for those students wishing to pursue a career in church music: Seminary Track and Praise & Worship Track. Both tracks require that students study music theory, music history, conducting, concentrate in a performance medium, and perform in the University’s ensembles. Both tracks require the study the congregational and choral music of the church, as well as developing philosophical and practical knowledge of work in a church as a staff member. The tracks differ slightly in their core curriculum as well as in the music component – primarily in the junior and senior years of study.
Bachelor of Arts in Church Music
The mission of the Church Music Praise and Worship Track program at North Greenville University is to offer a music/liberal arts-based curriculum which leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Church Music. In keeping with the institution’s Statement of Purpose, this program seeks to enable students to integrate academic discipline, Christian lifestyle, and an enriched cultural experience by offering course work that produces well-rounded Christian musicians for the future.
Praise & Worship Track
The goals of the Church Music Praise and Worship Track program at North Greenville University are that its graduates: