Music Education

“I play the notes as they are written but it is God who makes the music.” – Johann Sebastian Bach

Program Purpose

This major is designed for those who want to teach music in a Christian school setting on an elementary and/or secondary level. Music Education majors must pass music major platform evaluations in their primary proficiency.

Program Overview

132 Credit Hours

Bible and Theology ​

34 Credit Hours

General Education

15 Credit Hours


2 Credit Hours


55 Credit Hours

Church Education

13 Credit Hours

Foundational Education

13 Credit Hours

Primary Instructors

Paul Reed

Leanna York

John Reed

Key Courses

Music Theory I

MUS 201 | 2 Credit Hours

Fundamentals of music, basic harmonic progressions, and elementary keyboard harmony.

Choral Conducting

MUS 313 | 2 Credit Hours

A practical study designed to develop the manual skills, rehearsal methods, and choral techniques of the choir director.

Instrumentation I

MUS 215 | 2 Credit Hours

 An introductory study of basic performance and pedagogy in brass, percussion, woodwind, and stringed instruments.

Music Teaching Internship

EDF 450 | 6 Credit Hours

 An internship for the music education major in an off-campus Christian day school involving observations, participation,…

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