Apr 21, 2024  
2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Transfer Guide STLCC AA to UCM BME Music Education: Instrumental Option

Saint Louis Community College

The below courses are required for Music Education majors and can be fulfilled at STLCC as part of the AA requirements. If the below courses are not taken at STLCC they must be completed at UCM. The full list of STLCC AA requirements can be found in the STLCC Catalog.​

Students who transfer to UCM with a completed Associate of Arts degree will be considered to have met all general education requirements except for those specificaly required by the major (see UCM General Education Requirements section below, if applicable).

AA General Education Requirements: 42 Hours

AA Elective Options: 18 Semester Hours

Minimum Total Hours Required for STLCC AA: 60 Semester Hours

*Must earn a 3.00 GPA or higher with no grade lower than a C in Professional Education courses.

UCM BME Music Education: Instrumental Option

The below list of courses represents the requirements a student will have left to complete after transferring to UCM with an Associate of Arts degree. Any courses listed above not taken at STLCC must be completed as part of BME requirements.

BME Instrumental Students

Are expected to be in a major large instrumental ensemble during every semester up to their student teaching semester, with a minimum of seven (7) separate semesters to include:

Woodwind, Brass & Percussion Students:

3 Semester Hours in

3 Combined Semester Hours in

1 out of 4 required hours can be fulfilled at STLCC with completion of MUS 1010. Choose 3 additional hours.

(up to 2 total semester hours of MUS 1081 MUS 4081  & MUS 4025 , may be applied toward degree)

String Students:


Keyboard & Guitar majors must choose band or orchestra as their major large ensemble, Guitar majors may apply up to two (2) s.h. in MUS 4088  toward their major large ensemble requirements.

General Education Requirements: 6 Semester Hours

The following general education courses are required for this major and should be taken at UCM.


MUS 1210 - Experiencing Music GE (3)  cannot be counted in the Music Degree Major courses or General Education courses.

Major large ensembles cannot count toward General Education for the Music Major.

Minimum Total Hours Required for BME: 120 Semester Hours

This guide is based on the UCM 2020 Undergraduate Catalog and is subject to change. This guide is a recommendation only and your actual program may vary. Time to degree completion and course sequencing will depend on any credits transferred to UCM and on planned placement in math, reading, and writing. See the current UCM Undergraduate Catalog and STLCC Course Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.