Academic Departments

Courses in Media Arts and Worship

  • MW101 The Art of Media and Worship
    A biblical, theological, and worshipful introduction to the imagination and creativity. This course provides a cursory history of the church's relationship with the arts, explores a theology of beauty, and seeks to develop a spiritual discipline of creative response to God's truth and beauty in students' particular areas of art and/or worship. (3 hours)
  • MW102 Media Arts Apprenticeship
    A supervised, field-based apprenticeship, comprising the development and enhancement of media-related communication skills and/or worship design and implementation in a ministry context. Disciplines may include, but are not limited to, writing, acting, audio production, and video and film production, as well as worship design and implementation. Students will construct a professional portfolio as part of the apprenticeship. Enrollment is limited to MA/MW and ThM Media Arts emphasis students. Students must complete 30 credit hours of DTS coursework before enrolling in MW102. (2 hours)
  • MW104 Jesus and the Media: (by independent study)
    (3 hours)
  • MW201 Introduction to Audio Broadcasting
    (3 hours)
  • MW202 Creative Audio Production for Ministry
    (3 hours)
  • MW301 Creative Writing in Ministry
    (3 hours)
  • MW302 Writing for Publication
    (3 hours)
  • MW303 Advanced Creative Writing
    (3 hours)
  • MW501 Video Production for Ministry
    (3 hours)
  • MW502 Media Presentations
    A study of the principles of graphic design and the mechanics of layout and composition to produce finished projects for both print and digital publications aimed toward solving communication problems in a ministry setting. Students will also give attention to the creation of a digital, graphic-design portfolio. (1 hour)
  • MW601 Media Arts & Worshp Practicum I
    (1 hour)
  • MW703 Seminar in Worship Arts
    (3 hours)
  • MW801 Rdg Scripture to Change Lives
    (3 hours)
  • MW802 Dramatizing Scripture
    (3 hours)