Bachelor Of Science In Music And Worship Cinematic Arts
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Years (Avg.)
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Transfer Credits
Up to 75% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Jan 18, 2021

Earn a Music Degree that Incorporates Your Passion for Worship with Your Cinematic Curiosity

It’s time to take your turn behind the camera. Imagine yourself in a career that marries your love for music, worship, and cinematography. Can you see yourself taking over as the next director or producer for your ministry’s worship team? If so, you will need a certain skill set to prepare you for that kind of position. At Liberty, we offer a B.S. in Music and Worship with a cinematic arts focus to equip you with the skills you need to succeed.

Whatever type of worship ministry you may be involved with, you need to reach your audience. With the rise of digital communications, it is vital to execute and deliver powerful content using video and audio. Specializing in cinematic arts is a great way to learn how to effectively create and edit content and lead your organization into greater influence and overall success.

Partner with Liberty for more career options after you graduate. Our expert faculty and state-of-the-art facilities are at your disposal. So what are you waiting for? Get started on your path to success today.

Why Choose Liberty’s Music and Worship – Cinematic Arts Degree?

Choosing to pursue a music and worship degree at our nonprofit, Christian university can provide you with invaluable resources. From our talented faculty to our state-of-the-art facilities, you will have the very best at your fingertips. And more than that, you can be confident that you are studying with a school that champions the Christian faith and personal integrity.

We are proud to say we have 45 full-time music faculty members who hold degrees from some of the most prestigious music schools in the nation. Not only that, but Liberty is a teaching university. This means that our professors are in the classroom with you each week, mentoring and working hands-on with you to ensure your academic success.

Our music students have access to our 141,000-square-foot School of Music building, which houses the best in industry music equipment. If you are pairing your love for music with your interest in cinema, you will be excited to know that you can use state-of-the-art film equipment and editing software to complete projects for your cinematic arts courses.

Overall, we want students like you to follow your passion for music, worship, and cinema without restraint. Partner with us to receive the best of the best so you can do more with your career.

What Will You Learn in Our Cinematic Arts Focused Music and Worship Degree?

Cinematic Arts Courses

Learn how to capture the moment by pursuing our cinematic arts specialization. Your courses will focus on learning feature enhancements, recording live instruments, as well as editing and producing.

Additionally, you will complete a course that examines the legal environment of cinema. If you want to pair your music career with filmmaking or editing, it will be vital to understand legal topics in intellectual property, copyrights, product placement, script options, and business ethics.

Music and Worship Courses

Aside from the cinematic arts courses, the majority of this degree is comprised of music and worship courses. You will also gain a strong foundation in harmonic practices and theory, musicianship, creative worship, music production, audio engagement, basic conducting, and worship choir.

As a part of this degree, you will also participate in ensemble courses, practicums, and internships. These opportunities give you the ability to put your talent to the test in real-world worship settings.

Review the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses

CINE 271 – Pro Tools Fundamentals I

CINE 302 – Story Analysis

MUSC 105 – Harmonic Practices and Theory I

MUSC 107 – Musicianship I

Degree Information
Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our Music and Worship – Cinematic Arts Degree

  • Access to 45 full-time faculty members with degrees from some of the most prestigious music schools in the nation.
  • Our music programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
  • Our Center for Music and Performance is housed in a 141,000-square-foot building.
  • Our Center for Worship has been voted “Best of the Best in Higher Education” six years in a row by Worship Leader Magazine.
  • We are designated as an “All-Steinway” school.
  • Liberty Music Group (LMG) is our very own on-campus recording studio and professional music publishing and recording company.
  • Our alumni have gone on to become Dove-award winning Christian artists and songwriters.
  • All coursework is market-driven and focuses on developing your skills for the current industry.

Music and Worship – Cinematic Arts Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Music and Worship – Cinematic Arts Graduates

  • Associate director of worship programming
  • Contemporary Christian artist
  • Director of worship and drama
  • Director of worship conferences
  • Music production manager
  • Worship and missions director

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores (Liberty University is offering test-optional admission for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 applicants)
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.