Bachelor of Music with Elective Studies in an Outside Field

School of Music

The B.M. in Music - Elective Studies in an Outside Field is designed for those students who desire a general music program while at the same time pursuing a secondary interest outside of the School of Music. The Handbook for Students in Music - Undergraduate Division should be consulted for the current general and music requirements.

General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
Mathematics requirement3
Public Speaking requirement3
Science requirements6
Behavioral & Social Science requirements6
Humanities requirements6
Arts requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirements9
Music History Requirements
MHL 210Music History I3
MHL 211Music History II3
MHL 212Music History III3
Theory Requirements
MTC 112Theory of Music I3
MTC 113Theory of Music II3
MTC 114Aural Activities I2
MTC 115Aural Activities II2
MTC 212Theory of Music III3
MTC 213Theory of Music IV3
MTC 214Aural Activities III2
MTC 215Aural Activities IV2
Recital Attendance
Required Music Courses
Applied lessons, conducting, ensemble, music electives34
The Outside Field
These courses are taken under advisement of the outside field department chairperson. (In most cases, the curriculum for a minor will be used to determine the course work for the outside field.)18
Total Minimum Credits Required120

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Year One
Semester OneCredits
MTC 1121Theory of Music I3
MTC 1141Aural Activities I2
Major Lessons - ___ 1711.5
Major Ensemble0.5
PIA 191Piano Class (Minor)0.5
General Education Course (Writing)23
General Education Course23
General Education Course2
Recital Attendance 
 Credits15.5
Semester Two
MTC 1131Theory of Music II3
MTC 1151Aural Activities II2
Major Lessons - ___ 1721.5
Major Ensemble0.5
PIA 192Piano Class (Minor)0.5
General Education Course (2nd Writing)23
General Education Course23
General Education Course23
Recital Attendance 
 Credits16.5
Year Two
Semester Three
MTC 212Theory of Music III3
MTC 214Aural Activities III2
MHL 2101Music History I3
Major Lessons - ___ 2711.5
Major Ensemble0.5
PIA 291Piano class1
General Education Course23
Music Elective21
Recital Attendance 
 Credits15
Semester Four
MTC 213Theory of Music IV3
MTC 215Aural Activities IV2
MHL 2111Music History II3
Major Lessons - ___ 2721.5
Major Ensemble0.5
PIA 292Piano Class1
Outside Field23
General Education Course23
Recital Attendance 
 Credits17
Year Three
Semester Five
MHL 212Music History III3
Major Lessons - ___ 3711.5
Major Ensemble0.5
Conducting I - ___ 3112
Music Elective23
Outside Field23
General Education Course23
Recital Attendance 
 Credits16
Semester Six
Major Lessons - ___ 3721.5
Major Ensemble0.5
Music Elective23
Outside Field23
General Education Course23
General Education Courses26
Recital Attendance 
 Credits17
Year Four
Semester Seven
Major Lessons - ___ 4711.5
Major Ensemble0.5
Music Elective23
Outside Field23
OUtside Field23
General Education Courses26
 Credits17
Semester Eight
Major Lessons - ___ 4721.5
Major Ensemble0.5
Music Elective23
Outside Field23
Outside Field23
General Education Courses26
 Credits17
1

Grade of C- or higher required.

2

Course availability varies; may be interchanged with another course.