Church Music Certificate (Continuing Education)

Earn formal training focusing on sacred music with Texarkana College’s new Church Music Certificate of Continuing Education Units. This noncredit program is optimized for adult learners and may be completed at night. Enroll in these noncredit courses via the Continuing Education Division.

Degree Plan

First Semester

Hours
MUSI 1304 Foundations of Music 3
Voice/Piano or Organ 3
MUEN 1147 Texarkana Regional Chorale 1
Conducting 2
Elective 3
Total 12

First Semester

Hours
MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation 3
Voice/Piano or Organ 3
MUEN 1148 Texarkana Regional Chorale 1
Conducting 2
Elective 3
Total 12

Total Hours: 24 SCH

Church Music Course Descriptions

MUSI 1304 Foundations of Music

Study of the fundamentals of music education for prospective classroom teachers with an introduction to melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic elements. Emphasis is on participation in singing and reading music.

MUEN 1147, 1148 Texarkana Regional Chorale

The Texarkana Regional Chorale is a performing ensemble for singers in the community or enrolled at T.C. A placement audition is required for all participants. The Chorale performs at least one concert per semester in various venues and also performs with orchestra regularly. Members may not miss more than three (3) rehearsals and are required to attend dress rehearsal in order to perform in concert. Course numbers are sequential.

MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation

This course is designed for anyone who wishes a broader knowledge of the great music of civilization. Emphasis will be placed on listening and enjoying music of the masters. Open to all students without prerequisite.

To learn more, please contact us.

Marc-André Bougie
Associate Professor of Music
(903) 823-3229
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Mary Scott Goode
Associate Professor of Music
(903) 823-3371
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Mary Ellen Young
Dean of Liberal & Performing Arts
(903) 823-3369
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