Apr 01, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Transfer Guide STLCC AA to UCM BA Music

Saint Louis Community College

The below courses are required for Music 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

UCM BA Music

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 BA requirements.

Major Requirements: 28-32 Semester Hours

Performance Elective: 7 semester hours

Select an additional seven credits from the following:

  • Major instrument or voice, 3000 level
  • Chamber or Large Ensemble

Note: B.A. students are required to pass the Sophomore Exam.

Composition Elective: 3 semester hours

Select ONE of the following:

Improvisation Elective: 0-3 semester hours

Can be fulfilled at STLCC with completion of MUS 211/3211.

Music Electives: 4-5 semester hours

9 hours can be fulfilled at STLCC with completion of MUS 103/MUS 1100, MUS 113/MUS 1281, MUS 128/MUS 1220.

General Education Requirements: 3 Semester Hours

The following general education course is 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.

Modern Language Requirement

Modern language requirement can be fulfilled at STLCC with completion of Spanish, French, or German coursework listed above.

Refer to Academic Program Requirements  section for other fulfillment options.

Free Choice Electives: 25-32 Semester Hours

Free choice electives may vary depending on transfer coursework and course selection at UCM.

Students must take at least 30 upper-level (3000/4000) hours to graduate. Courses taken at STLCC that articulate to upper-level UCM courses do not count towards upper-level hours.

Minimum Total Hours Required for BA: 120 Semester Hours

This guide is based on the UCM 2021 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.