Academic Catalog 2023-2024

CMU - Music - Church Music

CMU 3014  Music and Worship  (3 Units)  

A study of the nature of worship and the function of music as an aid to worship. A survey of the history and practice of church music; consideration of the role of music in worship and Christian education. A study of problems peculiar to the music program of the small and medium-size church.

CMU 3015  Church Music Administration and Materials  (2 Units)  

Development of the church-wide program of music ministries; principles and administration of the music ministry in relation to other church departments. Study of materials and equipment for the program; organization of choirs and other music ministries.

Prerequisite(s): CMU 3014  
CMU 4033  Hymnology  (3 Units)  

A survey of Christian hymnody, its historical patterns, covering the broad scope of hymnic literature, its environment, and the significant individuals contributing. Practical and critical classroom study and participation.

CMU 4051  Internship in Church Music  (2 Units)  

Supervised internship in a church situation.

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.  
"C" Designation is for California Internships. "E" Designation is for Out of State Internships.  
CMU 4090  Special Studies in Church Music  (1-2 Units)  

Intensive study of a selected problem, under the direction of a department faculty advisor.

Prerequisite(s): Consent of department chair.  
CMU 4095  Church Music Seminar  (1-2 Units)  

Provides for special courses offered as an adjunct to the curricula. Seminar title, content, and units to be announced in class schedule.