Requirements

Bachelor of Music Degree

Offerings include a Bachelor of Music degree and a myriad of performance opportunities, preparing students for careers in performance, church music, private teaching, preparation for graduate study in music, and various music leadership positions in the community.

Bachelor of Arts in Music: 47 Hours
Core Requirements
MUS 139Aural Skills I
MUS 140 Aural Skills II
MUS 147Music Theory I
MUS 148Music Theory II
MUS 220History of Music I: Beginnings to Baroque
MUS 239Aural Skills III
MUS 235Music Theory III
MUS 324History of Music II: Classical Romantic Periods (1750 – 1850)
MUS 340History of Music III: Late Romantic to Present (1850 – Present)
Must take sixteen hours of Applied Music in their emphasis instrument (or voice if vocal emphasis) and four (4) hours of Applied Piano (or must show proficiency).
Supporting Requirements
MUS 350Junior Recital
MUS 450Senior Recital

Emphasis Requirements

Must complete one of the following emphases: vocal, piano, instrumental, or guitar

Vocal Emphasis
MUS 233 Lyric Diction for Singers
MUS 351 Vocal Pedagogy
MUS 377 Conducting
Must take eight hours of Kentucky Wesleyan Singers.
Piano/Organ Emphasis
MUS 348 Accompaniment
MUS 350Piano/Organ Pedagogy
MUS 377 Conducting
Must take eight hours of Kentucky Wesleyan Band, Kentucky Wesleyan
Singers, or Panther Pianists
Instrumental Emphasis
MUS 276Orchestration
MUS 308Instrumental Methods
MUS 377 Conducting
Must take eight (8) hours of Kentucky Wesleyan Band.
Guitar Emphasis
MUS 302Applied Music Literature - Guitar
MUS 323Guitar Pedagogy
MUS 308Instrumental Methods
Must take eight hours of Kentucky Wesleyan Singers, Kentucky Wesleyan Band, or Panther Pianists