This guide is valid for this Undergraduate Catalog only and is subject to change. This guide is a recommendation only and your actual program may vary. The time it takes to complete a degree and the sequence in which courses are taken will depend on any credits transferred to UCM and on placement in math and writing. See the current Undergraduate Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.
General Education (6-9) (only 6 hours of General Education are needed here if the other 3 hours were taken in the first semester instead of MUS 1100)
Semester Total: 13-16 Hours
Music Major (Vocal Option - even year start), BM Degree - 120 Hours
* Student’s initial placement in foreign language coursework will be determined by examination. If a student begins in FREN 1202 or GER 1302 and earns a grade of C or higher, the student will earn 3 hours of validated credit for FREN 1201 or GER 1301 .
+ MUS 1100 with a grade of C or better may be required as a prerequisite to MUS 1111 if the student does not pass this course by the admission examination.
** This course is only offered during the semester listed.
*** Keyboard competency is required for this degree program. Private piano lessons may be required to reach competency.
10 This course fulfills Competency 10 - Integration in the General Education program. The hours count in the major, not in general education.
To satisfy the General Education Assessment (GEA) Policy, students must take the GEA after they earn 60 credit hours but before earning 75 credit hours. Transfer students who have more than 60 hours earned should take the exam during their second semester at UCM. Students must achieve a passing score of 425 to meet graduation requirements. Students may register for the GEA through MyCentral. Contact UCM Testing Services (HUM 216, 660-543-4919, firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.