Worship Studies (D.W.S.) - Ethnomusicology

Worship Studies (D.W.S.) - Ethnomusicology

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Biblical & Theological Studies Courses
WRSP 801Historical Developments of Christian Worship3
WRSP 810Biblical Foundations of Christian Worship3
WRSP 835Theology of Christian Worship3
Total Hours9
Advanced Worship Studies Courses
WRSP 820History and Practice of Congregational Song3
WRSP 840Current Trends and Transitions in Christian Worship3
WRSP 845Philosophy of Music and Christian Worship3
WRSP 846Growth, Development, and Spiritual Formation3
WRSP 851Planning and Leading Christian Worship3
Total Hours15
Ethnomusicology Cognate
ETHM 511Introduction to Ethnomusicology3
ETHM 613Applied Ethnomusicology3
WRSP 545Global Worship3
Total Hours9
Research Studies Courses
WRSP 880Introduction to the Thesis Writing Project3
WRSP 888Thesis Project Proposal & Research I4
WRSP 889Thesis Project Proposal & Research II 15
WRSP 890Thesis Project Defense0
Total Hours12

Any student who is not ready for enrollment in WRSP 890 after completing WRSP 889 may be required, as determined by the student's thesis chair, to repeat WRSP 889 until deemed ready for enrollment in WRSP 890

All Applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 45 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 7 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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