Learn About Our Minor in Liturgical Music
As a Loras student, you have the opportunity to enhance your educational experience by adding one or more minors. We encourage students to take advantage of opportunities to study abroad, engage in community outreach, explore internships and get involved in the many student and academic organizations available.
Music Theory I & II
This course offers an integrated presentation of the fundamental materials of music, including but not limited to, ear-training, sight-singing, harmony, chord recognition and analysis, musical forms, elementary orchestration and beginning composition.
Techniques and principles of conducting.
History of Sacred Music-AA
Music of the Western church has had a profound influence on the development of Western classical music. Specifically, how that music should be crafted and presented in worship has been a topic of debate throughout time. This course provides a general survey of the development of Christian church music throughout the centuries and delves into issues surrounding music and worship.
Christ and Culture-AC
Jesus of Nazareth has been the most important figure in western culture for twenty centuries. This course examines his legacy by negotiating themes of continuity and change in a wide range of cultural artifacts, from symbols and images to historical accounts and fictional narratives.
Requirements for the minor in Liturgical Music:
The liturgical music minor is open to all students interested in exploring the great history and tradition of sacred music, whether for personal devotion or for ministry. The minor aims to prepare students to be well informed musical leaders in their congregations and to strengthen students’ skills in performance. The liturgical music minor is an excellent addition for pre-seminarians, for religious studies majors, and for any student interested in deepening their faith through music.
|1||Music Theory I-EC||3|
|2||Music Theory II||3|
|3||Aural Skills I||1|
|4||Aural Skills II||1|
|6||History of Sacred Music-AA||3|
|Select one from Req 8|
|8||Councils, Creeds, and Culture-AC||3|
|8||Christ and Culture-AC||3|
|8||Sacraments: Catholic Identity in Community-AI||3|
|9||Applied Music: L.MUS-110 to 160||6|
|10||Independent Study (398)||1|
|23 total required credits|