Ithaca College

School of Music

Bachelor of Music in Sound Recording Technology

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

Instr.

Vocal

English or writing

6

6

Humanities

3

3

Physics of Sound PHYS-16000

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

History and Literature of Music I MUTH-25500

3

3

History and Literature of Music II MUTH-25600

3

3

Jazz History JAZZ-16100, Jazz Style Analysis JAZZ-36600, or
Pop 'n' Rock MUNM-16200

2

2

Total

8

8

Music Requirements

Performance major

15

15

Performance Repertoire and Pedagogy MUMJ-19900

4

4

Ensemble

7.5

7.5

Fundamentals of Music Theory+ MUTH-10100

1+

1+

Introduction to Musical Styles MUTH-12100

2

2

Music theory

10

10

Music Theory I-II MUTH-12200-MUTH-22100

Music Theory III MUTH-22200

Form and Analysis MUTH-32100

Analysis of Music since 1900 MUTH-32200 or Music History III MUTH-35500

Sight-singing

5

5

Sight-Singing I-II MUTH-13300-MUTH-13400

Advanced Sight-Singing III-IV MUTH-23300-MUTH-23400

Diction

-

4

Keyboard musicianship

2

2

Career Orientation MUMC-16600

1

1

Introduction to Music Technology MUMC-10300

1

1

Recital Attendance MUMC-10100 (six semesters required)

0

0

Music electives+

4-5

2-3

Total

52.5

54.5

Sound Recording Technology Requirements

Recording Workshop MUMC-14100 (eight semesters required)

0

0

Introduction to Electroacoustic Music MUMC-14500

2

2

Digital Sound Production MUMC-24800

2

2

Digital Recording and Editing MUMC-25000

2

2

Advanced Microphone Techniques MUMC-34800

2

2

Advanced Recording Techniques MUMC-34900

3

3

Recording internship MUMC-49100

6

6

Audio Repair, Maintenance, and Calibration MUMC-44800

2

2

Senior project MUMC-49200

3

3

Total

22

22

Other Sound Recording Technology Requirements

Audio Production TVR-27100

3

3

Advanced Audio Production TVR-37100

3

3

Sound Technology THPA-30600

3

3

Total

9

9

Total for degree

121.5

123.5

+ 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.

Instrumental Emphasis
Freshman Year
Fall
Spring

English or writing

3

3

Physics of Sound

3

-

Music history

-

3

Major instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Recording Workshop

0

0

(Fundamentals)

(1)

-

Styles/Music Theory I

2

2

Sight-Singing I, II

1.5

1.5

Kbd Musicianship I, II

1

1

Introduction to Music Technology

1

-

Recital Attendance

0

0

Introduction to Electroacoustic Music

2

-

Audio Production

-

3

17(18)

17

Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

-

3

Major instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Recording Workshop

0

0

Music History II

3

-

Music Theory II, III

2

2

Sight-Singing III, IV

1

1

Career Orientation

-

1

Recital Attendance

0

0

Digital Recording and Editing

2

-

Digital Sound Production

-

2

Advanced Audio Production

3

-

Sound Technology

3

-

17.5

12.5

Junior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

6

6

Major instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Recording Workshop

0

0

Form and Analysis

2

-

Analysis of Music since 1900 or Music History III

-

2(3)

Jazz History, Jazz Style Analysis, or Pop 'n' Rock

2(3)

-

Music elective

-

2

Recital Attendance

0

0

Advanced Microphone Technique

2

-

Advanced Recording Technique

-

3

15.5 (16.5)

16.5 (17.5)

Senior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

-

6

Major instrument

1

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

0.5

1

Recording Workshop

0

0

Internship*

6

-

Senior project

-

3

Audio Repair, Maintenance and Calibration

2

-

Music electives

2

1( - )

12

13.5(12.5)

* Block course

Vocal Emphasis
Freshman Year
Fall
Spring

English or writing

3

3

Physics of Sound

3

-

Music history

-

3

Major instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Recording Workshop

0

0

(Fundamentals)

(1)

-

Styles/Music Theory I

2

2

Sight-Singing I, II

1.5

1.5

Keyboard Musicianship I, II

1

1

Introduction to Music Technology

1

-

Recital Attendance

0

0

Introduction to Electroacoustic Music

2

-

Audio Production

-

3

17(18)

17

Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

-

6

Major instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Recording Workshop

0

0

Music History II

3

-

Music Theory II, III

2

2

Sight-Singing III, IV

1

1

Career Orientation

-

1

Recital Attendance

0

0

Digital Recording and Editing

2

-

Digital Sound Production

-

2

Advanced Audio Production

3

-

Sound Technology

3

-

17.5

15.5

Junior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

3

6

Major instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Recording Workshop

0

0

Form and Analysis Diction

2

2

-

2

Analysis of Music since 1900 or Music History III

-

2(3)

Jazz History, Jazz Style Analysis, or Pop 'n' Rock

2(3)

-

Recital Attendance

0

0

Advanced Microphone Technique

2

-

Advanced Recording Technique

-

3

14.5(15.5)

16.5(17.5)

Senior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

-

6

Major instrument

1

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

0.5

1

Recording Workshop

0

0

Internship (block course)

6

-

Senior project

-

3

Audio Repair, Maintenance and Calibration

2

-

Music electives

3(2)

-

13(12)

12.5