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Performing Arts Department


Division of Visual & Performing Arts

Dr. Amy Bombard,
Dean of Visual and Performing Arts

THE PURPOSE OF THIS DIVISION is to equip students to share Christ through the visual arts, music, or dramatic performance. Built upon a biblical foundation of the arts, this division trains students to be proficient in their creative discipline.

This division comprises the visual arts and performing arts departments of Pensacola Christian College, both of which offer undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Dr. Amy Bombard, Chair

The performing arts department provides opportunities for students to learn how to communicate effectively through music and dramatic performance. Practical, biblically integrated programs prepare students for both graduate school and job opportunities in Christian organizations and secular businesses. Speech training enhances any area of study by developing responsible oral communication skills and increasing one’s overall possibility of success. Therefore, all students take at least one semester of speech.

Undergraduate Degrees

Bachelor of Arts Degree

Music Major

The purpose of the music major is to equip students with a comprehensive approach to technique, musicianship, and communication to honor the Lord through music.

Learning Outcomes: Graduates of the music program will be able to

  1. communicate concisely and effectively about music in oral and written forms reflecting a biblical worldview;
  2. produce public music performances showing appropriate proficiency;
  3. demonstrate a working knowledge of harmonic principles, form and analysis, and aural skills; and
  4. employ pedagogical techniques for music students of various levels.

Performance Studies Major

The purpose of the performance studies major is to train students to effectively communicate with an audience as a Christian performer.

Learning Outcomes: Graduates of the performance studies program will be able to

  • develop a repertoire that reflects a biblical worldview of dramatic performance;
  • incorporate credible research and analysis in platform presentations;
  • interpret literature, communicating with textual integrity, intellectual understanding, emotional sensitivity, and vivid characterizations;
  • demonstrate a control of vocal technique and nonverbal communication; and
  • stage platform presentations which are aesthetically pleasing.

Minors

Music, Performance Studies

Missions Broad Fields

Music, Speech

Teaching Fields

Music, Speech

Youth Ministries Emphasis

Church Music, Speech

Graduate Degrees

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