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College Class Subjects
Foundational classes taken for credit towards a degree program.

Specific semester classes being offered:
Spring| Summer | Fall | Winter

WOR 101: Believer’s Worship I
 This course will teach what worship is, how we can become worshippers, and our responsibility to worship as believers. We will recognize and learn how to live in the presence of God through worship.

WOR 201: Believer’s Worship II
This course is a study of the Biblical definition of praise and worship. We will examine the following subjects as they relate to worship: our call, prayer, music evangelism, public worship, and taking it to the streets. We will also discover the various roles of men in worship, their importance and how to build character.

WOR 104: Cross-Cultural Worship I
The study of music’s crucial mission in expressing worship to God through the variety of the arts in church and culture, with special focus on the origins and historical development of music and worship within styles, streams, musical languages, geographical locations, ethnic backgrounds, generations, eras, and various denominations.

WOR 204: Cross-Cultural Worship II
A more intense study required to equip a worship leader, parent, teacher, pastor, and/or a musician with knowledge, wisdom, and an understanding of the role one has in bridging the gap between the multiplicity of people groups, backgrounds, ages, and the vast spectrum of perspectives held by those influenced and/or mentored in one’s sphere of oversight.

WOR 103: Quest for God
This course teaches the principles of God’s presence. It was designed to give both practical application and a spiritual approach to the presence of God. By understanding the practical you can understand what kinds of things you should do to effectively find and live in God’s presence. By understanding the spiritual you will be able to apply the kingdom principles that will result in God’s presence.

WOR 203: The Prophetic Song I
This course is a study of the purpose and function of the music ministry of the Holy Spirit. Focus will be on what the prophetic song is and how one can be used of the Lord in this ministry of music from a Biblical perspective. We will further discover the relationship of music in the Holy Spirit.

WOR 402: The Prophetic Song II - Harp & Bowl
Practical experience in singing and playing the song of the Lord and functioning in harp (worship) and bowl (intercessory) ministry [Rev. 5:8]. Basic principles in antiphonal, spontaneous and scripture singing will be presented. A major objective is scripture memorization.

WOR 202: Theology of Music (Rebirth of Music)
This course is a study of the theology of music, its importance and purpose. Focus will be on the real meaning and purpose of music from a Biblical perspective. The study will be conducted by discovering kingdom music’s role and power in prophecy, praise and worship, and revival. We will discover the relationship of music and the Spiritual.

WOR 102: Theology of Worship
This course is a study of the Biblical theology and historical foundations of worship, especially as it is expressed in the contemporary worship and renewal movement. Focus will be on worship’s purpose, priority, personification, and portrayal. The study will be conducted by discovering worship’s definition, history and renewal in the context of contemporary worship trends.

WOR 302: Leading Worship I
This course will more deeply study the roles of the pastor, worship leader, and worship team in the worship service. We will examine how to properly prepare for a worship service through effective preparations and how to lead in a small and large group. In addition, we will seek to understand different expressions in Christian worship and their relationship to the presence of God.

WOR 303: Leading Worship II
This course gives practical applications and opportunities for a student to perform what has been learned in Leading Worship I. Functions include: vocally leading alone, vocally leading a music group without needing to play a musical instrument, and/or vocally leading a group while playing an instrument. Expression, rhythm, adequate communication and flexibility are key concepts. This course should enable a student to effectively lead worship in various church and ministry settings.

WOR 301: Worship Team I
This course will more deeply study the roles of the singers, musicians, worship leader, and worship team in the worship service. We will examine how to properly prepare for a worship service through effective leadership, both in small and large groups. In addition, we will seek to understand different expressions in Christian worship and their relationship to the presence of God.

Thoroughly Furnished I - Bib. Survey 101
A basic Bible study for spiritual development, for review, to stimulate one’s heart to seek after the Lord, and to embrace wisdom. It was designed to create spiritual development in the new Christian and to bring an inspirational review to the mature Christian.

Thoroughly Furnished II - Bib. Survey 102
A continuation of Thoroughly Furnished I, emphasizing studies in Holy Ordinances, Christian ministry, and Biblical eschatology.

WOR 304: Training Children in Music/Worship
This course will equip a potential teacher to conduct an enjoyable music class for young children (babies to approx. 8 years of age). Objective is to teach children how to play the piano, violin, rhythm instruments, to study music theory with fun and games, read notes, play by ear, and sing in tune. Consistent instruction, praise and follow-through are a few of the techniques.

WOR 401: Worship Ministry I
This course will more deeply study how to get past the externals of worship and touch the presence of God, how to increase participation of the congregation and effective worship leadership. In addition we will seek to apply the principles presented in this course and the student's ministry of worship.

WOR 305: Training Children in Music/Worship II
Babies are born uninhibited, free to express themselves. They are not born shy. This course will equip a potential teacher to help channel the children's life and energy into that which they were created for- to worship God. The children are allowed to be children, but they are given tools in music and the arts which can be fun, yet at the same time, can be cultivated to express heart-felt thanksgiving and love to the Lord.

WOR 403: Pedagogy
Teaching future teachers how to teach more effectively. This course specializes in teaching piano teachers and can also be adapted to include other majors.

Orchestra / Choir
Either orchestra and/or choir is required each trimester as a learning experience as well as a representation of the college. Both orchestra and choir include a study of good note reading, expression, ensemble, stage presence and outreach ministry, within the framework of a repertoire embracing multiple styles.

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