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College of Human Development, Culture, and Media
COAR Music Performance

Pastoral Music Ministry

Together with the Department of Catholic Studies, the College of Human Development, Culture, and Media 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)
  • MUTH 1099 Introduction to Songwriting & Music Fundamentals (3 credits)
  • MUTH 1182 Conducting Technique for Vocal Ensembles (2 credits)
  • COMM 7763 Employee Relations and Communication

Faculty Listing

Dena Levine 222 pic posing
Dena Levine
Associate Professor of Music
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Gloria Thurmond 222 pic posing
Gloria Thurmond
Faculty Associate of Music  ( retired )
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Jason Tramm posing
Jason Tramm
Associate Professor and Director of Choral Activities
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