B.M. in Performance - Voice 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
Language Requirement 3
Three credits of foreign language at any level (no culture cluster) taken under advisement
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
Music History Requirements
MHL 210Music History I 23
MHL 211Music History II 23
MHL 212Music History III3
Applied Performance Major Lessons
VOK 141Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)3
VOK 142Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)3
VOK 241Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)3
VOK 242Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)3
VOK 341Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)3
VOK 342Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)3
VOK 441Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)3
VOK 442Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.)3
Major Choral Ensembles4
8 semesters required (courses are repeatable):
Men's Chorus
Women's Chorus
Mastersingers
Cantari Donne
Concert Choir
Piano Requirements 6
PIA 191Piano Class (Minor)0.5
PIA 192Piano Class (Minor)0.5
PIA 291Piano Class1
PIA 292Piano Class1
or VOK 201 Minor Lesson
Vocal Courses
VOC 424Opera Production 31
VOC 491Vocal Pedagogy2
Vocal Diction
VOC 315English Diction and IPA for Singers1
VOC 316Italian Diction for Singers1
VOC 416German Diction for Singers1
VOC 417French Diction for Singers1
Vocal Masterclasses
The following courses should be taken concurrently with diction:
VOC 412Master Class (Voice): German Lied1.5
VOC 413Master Class (Voice): French Melodie1.5
Choose one of the following:1.5
Master Class (Voice): Baroque Period
Master Class (Voice): Modern Art Song
Conducting
VOC 311Choral Conducting I2
Music Electives1.5
Electives selected from music classes under advisement.
Other Music Requirements
6 semesters of recital attendance (10 approved recitals)
Studio Hour 4
Capstone Requirement
INM 443Building Your Career in Music 53
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
VOK 141 Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.) 3
PIA 191 Piano Class (Minor) 0.5
CHO XXXMajor Ensemble 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
VOK 142 Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.) 3
PIA 192 Piano Class (Minor) 0.5
CHO XXXMajor 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
VOK 241 Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.) 3
PIA 291 Piano Class 1
CHO XXXMajor Ensemble 0.5
Foreign Language Course 3
Recital Attendance  
 Credits15.5
Semester Four
MTC 213 Theory of Music IV 3
MHL 211 Music History II 3
VOK 242 Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.) 3
VOC 424 Opera Production 1
PIA 292
Piano Class
or Minor Lesson
1
CHO XXXMajor Ensemble 0.5
Gen Ed Course 3
Recital Attendance  
 Credits14.5
Year Three
Semester Five
MHL 212 Music History III 3
VOK 341 Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.) 3
CHO XXXMajor Ensemble 0.5
VOC XXXVocal Diction Course 1
VOC XXXVocal Masterclass 1.5
Gen Ed Course 3
Gen Ed Course 3
Recital Attendance  
 Credits15
Semester Six
VOK 342 Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.) 3
VOC 424 Opera Production 1
VOC 311 Choral Conducting I 2
CHO XXXMajor Ensemble 0.5
VOC XXXVocal Diction Course 1
VOC XXXVocal Masterclass 1.5
Gen Ed Course 3
Gen Ed Course 3
Recital Attendance  
 Credits15
Year Four
Semester Seven
INM 443 Building Your Career in Music 3
VOK 441 Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.) 3
CHO XXXMajor Ensemble 0.5
VOC XXXVocal Diction Course 1
VOC XXXVocal Masterclass 1.5
Gen Ed Course 3
Gen Ed Course 3
 Credits15
Semester Eight
VOK 442 Advanced Performance Major Lesson (B.M.) 3
VOC 491 Vocal Pedagogy 2
CHO XXXMajor Ensemble 0.5
VOC XXXVocal Diction Course 1
Music Elective 1.5
Gen Ed Course 3
Gen Ed Course 3
 Credits14
 Total Credits120