B.M. in Performance - Instrumental Concentration

Wells School of Music
General Education Requirements
First Year Experience4
Academic Foundations
English Composition requirement6
Mathematics requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Music History III
Diverse Communities requirement3
Introduction to World Literature 1
World Literature I
Distributive Requirements
Science requirements6
Behavioral & Social Science requirement6
Humanities requirement6
Introduction to World Literature 1
World Literature I
Arts requirement3
Music History I 2
Additional Baccalaureate Requirements
Writing Emphasis requirement9
Introduction to World Literature 1
World Literature I
Speaking Emphasis requirement9
Music History II 2
Building Your Career in Music
Ethics requirement3
Building Your Career in Music
Music Theory and Aural Activities Requirements
MTC 112Theory of Music I 23
MTC 114Aural Activities I 22
MTC 113Theory of Music II 23
MTC 115Aural Activities II 22
MTC 212Theory of Music III3
MTC 214Aural Activities III2
MTC 213Theory of Music IV3
MTC 215Aural Activities IV2
Music Composition Requirement3
Choose one from the following:
Orchestration
16th Century Counterpoint
18th Century Counterpoint
Music History Requirements
MHL 210Music History I 23
MHL 211Music History II 23
MHL 212Music History III3
Applied Performance Lessons
Note: Students enrolled in lessons must be concurrently enrolled in a major ensemble.
INM 141Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)3
INM 142Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)3
INM 241Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)3
INM 242Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)3
INM 341Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)3
INM 342Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)3
INM 441Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)3
INM 442Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)3
Minor Lessons
Minor lessons may be chosen from INM or VOK:
INM 101Minor Lesson1
or VOK 101 Minor Lesson
INM 102Minor Lesson1
or VOK 102 Minor Lesson
INM 201Minor Lesson1
or VOK 201 Minor Lesson
INM 202Minor Lesson1
or VOK 202 Minor Lesson
Major Ensembles4
8 courses required (courses are repeatable):
Marching Band
Concert Band
Wind Symphony
Wind Ensemble
Symphony Orchestra
String Ensemble 3
Small Ensembles2
4 courses required (courses are repeatable):
Brass Ensemble
Percussion Ensemble
String Ensemble
Woodwind Ensemble
Jazz Ensemble I
Jazz Ensemble II
Latin Jazz Ensemble
Chamber Winds
Chamber Orchestra
Piano Requirements 4
PIA 191Piano Class (Minor)0.5
PIA 192Piano Class (Minor)0.5
PIA 291Piano Class1
Major Literature2
2 courses required in area of instrumental concentration:
Brass Literature I
Brass Literature II
Brass Literature III
Guitar Literature
Guitar Literature II
Guitar Literature III
String Literature I
String Literature II
String Literature III
Woodwind Literature I
Woodwind Literature II
Woodwind Literature III
Percussion Literature I
Percussion Literature II
Percussion Literature III
Conducting
AIC 311Instrumental Conducting I2
Music Electives 5
Electives selected from music classes under advisement.
Other Music Requirements
6 semesters of recital attendance (10 approved recitals)
Studio Hour 5
Capstone Requirement
INM 443Building Your Career in Music 63
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 3
MTC 114 Aural Activities I 2
INM 141 Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.) 3
PIA 191 Piano Class (Minor) 0.5
FYE 100XFirst Year Experience 4
Major Ensemble 0.5
Gen Ed Course 3
Recital Attendance  
 Credits16
Semester Two
MTC 113 Theory of Music II 3
MTC 115 Aural Activities II 2
INM 142 Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.) 3
PIA 192 Piano Class (Minor) 0.5
Major Ensemble 0.5
Gen Ed Course 3
Gen Ed Course 3
Recital Attendance  
 Credits15
Year Two
Semester Three
MTC 212 Theory of Music III 3
MTC 214 Aural Activities III 2
MHL 210 Music History I 3
INM 101
Minor Lesson
or Minor Lesson
1
INM 241 Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.) 3
PIA 291 Piano Class 1
Major Ensembles 0.5
Gen Ed Course 3
Recital Attendance  
 Credits16.5
Semester Four
MTC 213 Theory of Music IV 3
MTC 215 Aural Activities IV 2
MHL 211 Music History II 3
INM 102
Minor Lesson
or Minor Lesson
1
INM 242 Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.) 3
Major Ensembles 0.5
Gen Ed Course 3
Recital Attendance  
 Credits15.5
Year Three
Semester Five
MHL 212 Music History III 3
INM 201
Minor Lesson
or Minor Lesson
1
INM 341 Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.) 3
AIC 311 Instrumental Conducting I 2
Major Ensemble 0.5
Small Ensemble 0.5
Music Elective 1
Gen Ed Course 3
Recital Attendance  
 Credits14
Semester Six
INM 202
Minor Lesson
or Minor Lesson
1
INM 342 Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.) 3
Major Ensemble 0.5
Small Ensemble 0.5
Music Elective 2
Gen Ed Course 3
Gen Ed Course 3
Recital Attendance  
 Credits13
Year Four
Semester Seven
INM 441 Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.) 3
INM 443 Building Your Career in Music 3
ALC XXXInstrumental Literature I 1
MTC XXXMusic Composition Course 3
Major Ensemble 0.5
Small Ensemble 0.5
Gen Ed Course 3
Gen Ed Course 3
 Credits17
Semester Eight
INM 442 Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.) 3
ALC XXXInstrumental Literature II or III 1
Major Ensemble 0.5
Small Ensemble 0.5
Music Elective 2
Gen Ed Course 3
Gen Ed Course 3
 Credits13
 Total Credits120