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.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
Semester OneCredits
MTC 112 Theory of Music I 1 3
MTC 114 Aural Activities I 1 2
Major Lessons - ___ 171 1.5
Major Ensemble 0.5
PIA 191 Piano Class (Minor) 0.5
General Education Course (Writing) 2 3
General Education Course 2 3
General Education Course 2
Recital Attendance  
 Credits15.5
Semester Two
MTC 113 Theory of Music II 1 3
MTC 115 Aural Activities II 1 2
Major Lessons - ___ 172 1.5
Major Ensemble 0.5
PIA 192 Piano Class (Minor) 0.5
General Education Course (2nd Writing) 2 3
General Education Course 2 3
General Education Course 2 3
Recital Attendance  
 Credits16.5
Year Two
Semester Three
MTC 212 Theory of Music III 3
MTC 214 Aural Activities III 2
MHL 210 Music History I 1 3
Major Lessons - ___ 271 1.5
Major Ensemble 0.5
PIA 291 Piano class 1
General Education Course 2 3
Music Elective 2 1
Recital Attendance  
 Credits15
Semester Four
MTC 213 Theory of Music IV 3
MTC 215 Aural Activities IV 2
MHL 211 Music History II 1 3
Major Lessons - ___ 272 1.5
Major Ensemble 0.5
PIA 292 Piano Class 1
Outside Field 2 3
General Education Course 2 3
Recital Attendance  
 Credits17
Year Three
Semester Five
MHL 212 Music History III 3
Major Lessons - ___ 371 1.5
Major Ensemble 0.5
Conducting I - ___ 311 2
Music Elective 2 3
Outside Field 2 3
General Education Course 2 3
Recital Attendance  
 Credits16
Semester Six
Major Lessons - ___ 372 1.5
Major Ensemble 0.5
Music Elective 2 3
Outside Field 2 3
General Education Course 2 3
General Education Courses 2 6
Recital Attendance  
 Credits17
Year Four
Semester Seven
Major Lessons - ___ 471 1.5
Major Ensemble 0.5
Music Elective 2 3
Outside Field 2 3
OUtside Field 2 3
General Education Courses 2 6
 Credits17
Semester Eight
Major Lessons - ___ 472 1.5
Major Ensemble 0.5
Music Elective 2 3
Outside Field 2 3
Outside Field 2 3
General Education Courses 2 6
 Credits17
 Total Credits131
1

Grade of C- or higher required.

2

Course availability varies; may be interchanged with another course.