B.M. in Performance - Jazz 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 requirement6
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
Music History Requirements
MHL 210Music History I 23
MHL 211Music History II 23
MHL 212Music History III3
Applied Performance Lessons
INM 141Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)3
or VOK 141 Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)
INM 142Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)3
or VOK 142 Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)
INM 241Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)3
or VOK 241 Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)
INM 242Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)3
or VOK 242 Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)
INM 341Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)3
or VOK 341 Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)
INM 342Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)3
or VOK 342 Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)
INM 441Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)3
or VOK 441 Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)
INM 442Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)3
or VOK 442 Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)
Major Ensembles 1
2 courses required (courses are repeatable):
Men's Chorus
Women's Chorus
Mastersingers
Cantari Donne
Concert Choir
Marching Band
Concert Band
Wind Symphony
Wind Ensemble
Symphony Orchestra
Keyboard Ensemble 3
Jazz Ensembles4
8 courses required (courses are repeatable):
Jazz Ensemble I
Jazz Ensemble II
Latin Jazz Ensemble
Piano Requirement 4
PIA 191Piano Class (Minor)0.5
PIA 192Piano Class (Minor)0.5
VOK 101Minor Lesson1
PIA 330Jazz Keyboard Improvisation1
Jazz Courses
MTC 361Jazz Harmony and Arranging I 53
MTC 362Jazz Harmony and Arranging II 53
MHL 422History of Jazz3
AJZ 361Jazz Musicianship and Improvisation I 63
AJZ 362Jazz Musicianship and Improvisation II 63
APC 193Drum Set Class0.5
ASC 197Jazz Bass Class0.5
Conducting2
VOC 311Choral Conducting I2
or AIC 311 Instrumental Conducting I
Music Electives3
Electives selected from music classes under advisement.
Other Music Requirements
6 semesters of recital attendance (10 approved recitals per semester)
Studio Hour 7
Capstone Requirement
INM 443Building Your Career in Music 83
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.)
or Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)
3
PIA 191 Piano Class (Minor) 0.5
AES XXXJazz Ensemble/Combo 0.5
FYE 100XFirst Year Experience 4
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.)
or Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)
3
PIA 192 Piano Class (Minor) 0.5
AES XXXJazz Ensemble/Combo 0.5
Major Ensemble 0.5
Gen Ed Course 3
Gen Ed Course 3
Recital Attendance  
 Credits15.5
Year Two
Semester Three
MTC 212 Theory of Music III 3
MTC 214 Aural Activities III 2
MHL 210 Music History I 3
INM 241
Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)
or Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)
3
VOK 101 Minor Lesson 1
AES XXXJazz Ensemble/Combo 0.5
Major Ensemble 0.5
Gen Ed Course 3
Recital Attendance  
 Credits16
Semester Four
MHL 211 Music History II 3
INM 242
Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)
or Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)
3
AJZ 361 Jazz Musicianship and Improvisation I 3
AES XXXJazz Ensemble/Combo 0.5
Music Elective 2
Gen Ed Course 3
Recital Attendance  
 Credits14.5
Year Three
Semester Five
MHL 212 Music History III 3
INM 341
Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)
or Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)
3
PIA 330 Jazz Keyboard Improvisation 1
MTC 361 Jazz Harmony and Arranging I 3
ASC 197 Jazz Bass Class 0.5
VOC 311
Choral Conducting I
or Instrumental Conducting I
2
AES XXXJazz Ensemble/Combo 0.5
Gen Ed Course 3
Recital Attendance  
 Credits16
Semester Six
INM 342
Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)
or Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)
3
AJZ 362 Jazz Musicianship and Improvisation II 3
MHL 422 History of Jazz 3
APC 193 Drum Set Class 0.5
AES XXXJazz Ensemble/Combo 0.5
Gen Ed Course 3
Recital Attendance  
 Credits13
Year Four
Semester Seven
INM 441
Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)
or Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)
3
INM 443 Building Your Career in Music 3
MTC 362 Jazz Harmony and Arranging II 3
AES XXXJazz Ensemble/Combo 0.5
Music Elective 1
Gen Ed Course 3
Gen Ed Course 3
 Credits16.5
Semester Eight
INM 442
Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.)
or Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)
3
AES XXXJazz Ensemble/Combo 0.5
Gen Ed Course 3
Gen Ed Course 3
Gen Ed Course 3
 Credits12.5
 Total Credits120