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Pastoral Music Ministry

Together with the department of Catholic Studies, the College of Communication and the Arts’ Music program offers a certificate in Pastoral Music Ministry. The certificate coursework provides musical, practical, and theoretical training for students who wish to work in the Catholic church as pastoral musicians or to function as pastoral assistants or directors of religious education within music ministry programs. 


  • CAST 1600/MUAP 1500 The Practice of Catholic Liturgical Music (3 credits)
  • CAST 2012/MUAP 2152 Catholic Liturgical Music (3 credits)
  • MUAP 1151 University Choir (1 credit)
  • MUTH 1099 Introduction to Songwriting & Music Fundamentals (3 credits)
  • MUTH 1182 Conducting Technique for Vocal Ensembles (2 credits)


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Dena Levine
Associate Professor of Music
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Gloria Thurmond
Faculty Associate of Music
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Jason Tramm
Jason Tramm
Assistant Professor and Director of Choral Activities
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