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Bachelor of Arts in Music Pre-Med

Degree Plan

The degree plan below shows the courses required for completion of a Bachelor of Arts in Music with Elective Studies in Pre-Medicine. The course sequence is a suggestion only, and each student will meet with his or her advisor to discuss the most appropriate sequence for that student.

All degrees require a minimum of 124 earned credit hours. Students must be enrolled in 12 credit hours to be considered a full-time student. Students must receive credit for six semesters of Music Assembly. Students must attain the required proficiency and performance levels as stated in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Freshman Year

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
MUS 1112Theory I2
MUS 1122Aural Skills I2
AM 1371Voice or Major Instrument1
AMA 1571Class Piano I1
MUENMajor Ensemble1
CHEM 1104 & 1141General Chemistry I & Lab5
Gen Ed3
Total Credits15

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
MUS 1212Theory II2
MUS 1222Aural Skills II2
AM 1471Voice or Major Instrument1
AMA 1671Class Piano II1
MUENMajor Ensemble1
CHEM 1204 & 1241General Chemistry & Lab5
Gen Ed3
Total Credits15
Sophomore Year

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
MUS 2112Theory III2
MUS 2122Aural Skills III2
AM 1371Voice or Major Instrument1
MUENMajor Ensemble1
MUS 1123Music and the Human Experience3
CHEM 3103 & 3141Organic Chemistry & Lab4
Gen Ed3
Total Credits16

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
MUS 35XXTheory Topical Course2
MUS 35XXTheory Topical Course2
MUS 3133Writing About Music3
AM 1471Voice or Major Instrument1
MUENMajor Ensemble1
CHEM 3203 & 3241Organic Chemistry & Lab4
Gen Ed3
Total Credits16
Junior Year

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
MUS 4112 or 4412Form & Analysis (Fall) -or- 18th Cent. Counterpoint (Spring)2
AM 1371Voice or Major Instrument1
MUENMajor Ensemble1
Gen Ed3
Gen Ed3
Gen Ed3
Gen Ed3
Total Hours16

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
MUS 4233Musicology Seminar3
AM 1471Voice or Major Instrument1
MUENMajor Ensemble1
**DICT 1152English Diction (Voice Majors Only)2
Gen Ed3
Gen Ed3
Total Credits16

**Instrumentalists will take 2 credit hours of Advisor-Approved Electives

Senior Year

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
AM 1371Voice or Major Instrument1
MUENMajor Ensemble1
PHYS 1503 & 1541General Physics I & Lab4

Pre-Med Science Electives4
Gen Ed3
Gen Ed3
Total Credits16

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
AM 1471Voice or Major Instrument1
MUENMajor Ensemble1
AM 4441Senior Recital1
PHYS 1603 & 1641General Physics II & Lab4
Pre-Med Science Electives9
Total Credits16
Required Medical School Prerequisites

The following courses are required medical school prerequisites:
(courses may vary based on advisement within the science department)

2 semesters of general or inorganic chemistry w/ lab

CHEM 1104/1141 General Chemistry I & Lab

CHEM 1204/1241 General Chemistry II & Lab

2 semesters of organic chemistry w/ lab

CHEM 3103/3141 Organic Chemistry I & Lab

CHEM 3203/3241 Organic Chemistry II & Lab

2 semesters of physics w/lab

PHYS 1503/1541 General Physics I & Lab

PHYS 1603/1641 General Physics II & Lab

3 semesters of biology

BIOL 1214 Fundamentals of Biology (or approved equivalent)

Select 2:

BIOL 3003 Genetics (Fall) or

BIOL 3114 General Microbiology (Fall) or

BIOL 3514 Cell Biology (Spring, Even) or

BIOL 4214 Molecular Biology (Spring Odd)

Additional recommendations vary/may include:

BIOL 3714 Biochemistry I (Fall)

BIOL 4403 Biochemistry II (Spring)

BIOL 2852 Medical Vocabulary (Spring)

BIOL 3303 Neurobiology of Behavior (Spring Odd)

PSYC 1113 Intro to Psychology

*All courses listed on this degree plan are required for the completion of this degree. The course sequence is a suggestion only, and each student will meet with his or her advisor to discuss the most appropriate sequence for that student.

All degrees require a minimum of 124 earned credit hours. Students must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours to be considered a full-time student. Students must receive credit for six semesters of Music Assembly in their first six semesters at OKCU. Students must attain the required performance levels as stated in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Music Undergraduate Degree Requirements

Required Courses: 22 Hours

ENGL 1113 Composition I

ENGL 1213 Composition II

POLS 1113 Governance in America

LAS 1063 Liberal Arts Seminar**

HIST 1003/1103 US History to/Since 1876

REL 1003/2513 The Bible & Culture/Intro to World Religions

SCI 1003 & 1041 Methods of Science Inquiry & Integrated Science Lab


**Transfer students with at least 29 transferable hours (excluding CLEP, AP and IB credit) may substitute a single course of three or more credit hours for the LAS requirement. This course may be from the OKCU curriculum or transferred from another university. It may not meet any other degree requirement.

Philosophy/Ethics: 3 Credit Hours

PHIL/REL 2163 Moral Issues In Contemporary Culture

PHIL/REL 2213 Moral And Social Philosophy

MGMT 2223/PHIL 2203 Business Ethics And Leadership

PHIL/PHRH 2513 Ethics Of Communication,

-or-

PHIL/REL 2703 Christian Ethics

Literature: 3 Credit Hours

ENGL 2103 Western Literature

ENGL 2603 World Literature

ENGL 2403/2413/2703 Survey of British Literature

ENGL 2713/2813 Survey of American Literature

Mathematics: 3 Credit Hours

MATH 1503 College Algebra

PSYC 2303/POLS 2303/SOC 2303 Statistics For Behavioral Sciences

Econ 2123 Business Statistics

-or-

a higher level math course

Social Science: 3 Credit Hours

PSYC 1113 Intro to Psychology

SOC 2013 Intro to Sociology

-or-

ECON 2113 Principles of Microeconomics

Modern Language: 6 Credit Hours

Six Hours (Through Beginner II Level) in A Single Language;

-or-

Four Years (Eight Semesters) of A Single Language in High School;

-or-

Equivalent Competency as Determined by the Department of Modern Language;

-or-

For international students whose first language is other than English, a TOEFL score of 550 or above (equivalent score on the IBT is 80 or above). Online coursework will not be accepted.

Service Learning

See course schedule each semester for courses approved as service learning courses.

The Arts and Cross-Cultural Study

The arts study requirement is satisfied by any course beginning with the prefix MUS. The cross-cultural study requirement is fulfilled by:

REL 2513 Introduction to World Religions

ENGL 2603 World Literature

-or-

MUS 1123 Music and the Human Experience.

After beginning coursework at OKCU, students may transfer up to 12 credit hours of general education courses from another institution.

All degrees require a minimum of 124 earned credit hours.