Ithaca College

School of Music

Bachelor of Music in Combination with an Outside Field

Liberal Arts

The 30 credits of liberal arts listed in this group must be taken outside the School of Music. For more information:
Academic Courses of Study

Vocal

Instr.

English or writing

6

6

Humanities

3

3

Natural sciences or mathematics

3

3

Social or behavioral sciences

3

3

Liberal arts electives (six credits of French, German, or Italian recommended for voice majors)

15

15

Total

30

30

Other Liberal Arts Requirements

Music history

9

9

History and Literature of Music I-III MUTH-25500,-25600,-35500

Total

9

9

Outside Field Requirements

Selected from the minors listed in this catalog or from another structured sequence of courses in disciplines or combinations of disciplines approved in advance by the associate dean of music. If the chosen minor requires fewer than 23 credits, additional courses approved by the associate dean of music must be taken to fulfill the 23-credit requirement.

Minor or other combination

23

23

Music Requirements

Performance major

16

16

Performance Repertoire and Pedagogy PFMJ-19900

4

4

Ensemble

8

8

Fundamentals of Music Theory+ MUTH-10100

1+

1+

Introduction to Musical Styles MUTH-12100

2

2

Music theory

10

10

Music Theory I MUTH-12200

Music Theory II MUTH-22100

Music Theory III MUTH-22200

Form and Analysis MUTH-32100

Analysis of Music since 1900 MUTH-32200

Sight-singing

5

5

Sight-Singing MUTH-13300

Sight-Singing MUTH-13400

Advanced Sight-Singing III MUTH-23300

Advanced Sight-Singing IV MUTH-23400

Diction

4

-

Keyboard musicianship

2

2

Career Orientation MUMC-16600

1

1

Introduction to Music Technology MUMC-10300

1

1

Music electives+

6-7+

10-11+

Recital Attendance MUMC-10100 (six semesters required)

0

0

Total

60

60

Total for degree

122

122

+ Students may fulfill the requirement for Fundamentals of Music Theory by scoring 84 percent or higher on a placement exam administered by the Department of Music Theory, History, and Composition. Students who score below 84 percent on the exam must take the course, and they take the lower number of music electives.

Freshman Year
Fall
Spring

English or writing

3

3

Liberal arts/outside field

3

-

Music history

-

3

Private lessons

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Keyboard Musicianship

1

1

Ensemble (keyboard majors take Pianist as Collaborator)

1

1

(Fundamentals)

(1)

-

Styles/Music Theory I

2

2

Sight-Singing I, II

1.5

1.5

Diction (vocal majors only)

- (2*)

- (2*)

Introduction to Music Technology

-

1

Recital Attendance

0

0

14(17)

15(17*)

Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts/outside field

6

6

Music history

3

3

Private lessons

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Music Theory II, III

2

2

Sight-Singing III, IV

1

1

Career Orientation

-

1

Recital Attendance

0

0

15.5

16.5

Junior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts/outside field

9

9

Private lessons

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Music theory

2

2

Music electives

2( - *)

2( - *)

Recital Attendance

0

0

16.5(14.5*)

16.5(14.5*)

Senior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts/outside field

9

5

Private lessons

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Music electives

3

4

15.5

12.5

* Required for vocalists only