MUS 807 Hymnology: Yesterday and Today


In this course the student will gain an understanding of the history of hymnology, those components that make up good hymns, and tools for effective use of congregational hymn-singing in the present day worship service.

Learning Outcomes:

  • To introduce students to the initial understanding of the history of hymnology and its mechanisms that make up good hymns.
  • To learn the diverse tools for successful use of congregational hymn-singing in the current day of worship service.
  • To increase information in knowing what liturgical seasons can grasp what hymns to sing as a congregation during the year.