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Ithaca College Undergraduate Catalog 2002-2003

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Bachelor of Music in Music Education

Liberal Arts

The 27 credits of liberal arts listed in this group must be taken outside the School of Music.

(For more information see p. 393.)

 

Vocal

Keyb.

Guitar

Wind

Perc.

Strings

English or writing

6

6

6

6

6

6

Humanities

3

3

3

3

3

3

Natural sciences

3

3

3

3

3

3

Mathematics

3

3

3

3

3

3

Modern language (Spanish, French, German, Italian)#

3

3

3

3

3

3

Educational Psychology 330-21000

3

3

3

3

3

3

Liberal arts electives*

6

6

6

6

6

6

Total

27

27

27

27

27

27

# Students who place into level 102 or higher of modern language meet the minimum requirements for modern language proficiency. These students can fulfill the 3-credit modern language requirement by taking an upper-level modern language course or by substituting 3 credits of liberal arts electives in place of this requirement.

* An additional semester of modern language is recommended.

Other Liberal Arts Requirements

Social Foundations of Education 795-34000

3

3

3

3

3

3

Music history

9

9

9

9

9

9

History and Literature of Music I, II, and III 551-25500,551-25600, 551-35500

           

Total

12

12

12

12

12

12

Music Requirements

Performance major

15

15

15

15

15

15

Performance Repertoire and Pedagogy

4

4

4

4

4

4

Performance minor

2

4

4

     

Ensemble

           

Instrumental

--

--

--

7.5

7.5

7.5

Choral

7.5

5.5

5.5

1

1

1

Pianist as Collaborator

--

2

--

--

--

--

Guitar Ensemble

--

--

2

--

--

--

Fundamentals of Music Theory+ 551-10100 (Students may fulfill this requirement by scoring 84% on a placement exam administered by the Department of Music Theory, History, and Composition. Students who score below 84% on the exam must take the course, and they take the lower number of music electives.)

(1)

(1)

(1)

(1)

(1)

(1)

Introduction to Musical Styles 551-12100

2

2

2

2

2

2

Music theory

10

10

10

10

10

10

Music Theory I 551-12200

           

Music Theory II-III 551-22100-551-22200

           

Form and Analysis 551-32100

           

Analysis of Music since 1900 551-32200

           

Sight-singing

5

5

5

5

5

5

Sight-Singing I-II 551-13300-551-13400

           

Advanced Sight-Singing III-IV 551-23300-551-23400

           

Music electives+

3-4+

3-4+

3-4+

5-6+

5-6+

7-8+

Diction

4

2

2

--

--

--

Career Orientation 554-16600

1

1

1

1

1

1

Introduction to Music Technology 554-10300

1

1

1

1

1

1

Recital Attendance 554-10100

(Six semesters required; no credit given)

           

Total

55.5

55.5

55.5

52.5

52.5

54.5

Music Education Requirements

Child Abuse: Identification and Prevention 795-11000

0

0

0

0

0

0

Drug and Alcohol Abuse: Identification and Prevention 795-11100

0

0

0

0

0

0

Secondary instruments (see p. 475)

3

4

5

9 (9.5)*

10

7

Wind Instrument Pedagogy

--

--

--

2

2

--

Class instruments (see p. 475)

4

4

4

2

1

3

Classroom Instruments

1

1

1

--

--

--

String Pedagogy

--

--

--

--

--

2

Music Education for Children

2

2

2

2

2

2

General and Choral Music in the Secondary School

2

2

2

--

--

--

Music Field Experience

2

2

2

2

2

2

Teaching Vocal-General Music

1

1

1

--

--

--

Teaching Instrumental Music

--

--

--

1

1

1

Junior Student Teaching

2

2

2

2

2

2

Junior Student Teaching and Seminar

2

2

2

2

2

2

Conducting

4

4

4

4

4

4

Senior Student Teaching

6

6

6

6

6

6

Laboratory Band

1

1

1

--

--

--

Total

30

31

32

32

32

31

Total for degree

124.5

125.5

126.5

123.5 (124)

123.5

124.5

* Saxophone music education majors add 0.5 Class Horn.

Vocal

Freshman Year
Fall
Spring

English or writing

3

3

Liberal arts

3

--

Music history

--

3

Private voice

2

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Choral ensemble

1

1

(Fundamentals)

(1)

--

Styles/Music Theory I

2

2

Sight-Singing I, II

1.5

1.5

Keyboard Musicianship

1

1

Diction

2

2

Introduction to Music Technology

--

1

Music Field Experience

0.5

0.5

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

16.5 (17.5)

17.5

     
Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring

Music history

3

3

Educational Psychology

3

--

Social Foundations of Education

--

3

Private voice

2

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Choral ensemble

1

1

Music Theory II, III

2

2

Sight-Singing III, IV

1

1

Keyboard Musicianship

1

--

Private piano

--

1

Music Education for Children

--

2

Classroom Instruments

1

--

Woodwind Class

--

1

Career Orientation

--

1

Music Field Experience

0.5

0.5

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

15

18

     
Junior Year
Fall
Spring

Music history

3

--

Private voice

2

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Choral ensemble

1

1

Music theory

2

2

Music in Secondary School

--

2

Conducting

2

2

Percussion Class

--

1

Student Teaching: Vocal

2

--

Teaching Vocal-General Music

1

--

Student Teaching and Seminar

--

2

Brass Class

1

--

Laboratory Band

--

1

Private piano

1

--

Child abuse workshop

--

0

Drug abuse workshop

0

--

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

15.5

13.5

     
Senior Year
Fall**
Spring**

Liberal arts

--

12

Private voice

1

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Choral ensemble

0.5

1

Student Teaching

6

--

Music electives

4(3)

--

String Class

1

--

 

13(12)

15.5

** Entire semesters may be reversed in order.

Wind and Percussion

Freshman Year
Fall
Spring

English or writing

3

3

Liberal arts

3

--

Music history

--

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Instrumental ensemble

1

1

(Fundamentals)

(1)

--

Styles/Music Theory I

2

2

Sight-Singing I, II

1.5

1.5

Keyboard Musicianship

1

1

Secondary instrument

1

1

Class Voice

--

1

Career Orientation

--

1

Introduction to Music Technology

1

--

Music Field Experience

0.5

0.5

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

16.5 (17.5)

17.5

     
Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring

Music history

3

3

Liberal arts

3

--

Educational Psychology

--

3

Social Foundations of Education

3

--

Music Education for Children

--

2

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Instrumental ensemble

1

1

Choral ensemble

0.5

0.5

Music Theory II, III

2

2

Sight-Singing III, IV

1

1

Secondary instrument

1

1 (1.5)*

Music Field Experience

0.5

0.5

Drug abuse workshop

0

--

Child abuse workshop

--

0

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

17.5

16.5(17)

     
Junior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

--

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Music theory

2

2

Instrumental ensemble

1

1

Secondary instrument

2

1

Wind Instrument Pedagogy

2

--

Conducting

2

2

Student Teaching: Instrumental

2

--

Student Teaching and Seminar

--

2

Teaching Instrumental Music

--

1

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

13.5

14.5

     
Senior Year
Fall**
Spring**

Liberal arts

--

9

Private instrument

1

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

String Class

1

--

Student Teaching

6

0

Music electives

4

2(1)

Instrumental ensemble

0.5

1

 

13

14.5 (13.5)

* Saxophone music education majors add 0.5 Class Horn.

** Entire semesters may be reversed in order.

Strings

Freshman Year
Fall
Spring

English or writing

3

3

Liberal arts

3

--

Music history

--

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Instrumental ensemble

1

1

(Fundamentals)

(1)

--

Styles/Music Theory I

2

2

Sight-Singing I, II

1.5

1.5

Keyboard Musicianship

1

1

Secondary instrument*

1

1

Class Voice

--

1

Introduction to Music Technology

--

1

Music Field Experience

0.5

0.5

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

15.5 (16.5)

17.5

     
Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring

Music history

3

3

Liberal arts

3

3

Social Foundations of Education

--

3

Educational Psychology

3

--

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Instrumental ensemble

1

1

Music Theory II, III

2

2

Sight-Singing III, IV

1

1

Secondary instrument*

1

1

Choral ensemble

0.5

0.5

Music Field Experience

0.5

0.5

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

17.5

17.5

     
Junior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

3

--

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Music theory

2

2

Instrumental ensemble

1

1

Music Education for Children

--

2

String Pedagogy

2

--

Brass Class*

--

1

Woodwind Class*

1

--

Percussion Class*

--

1

Conducting

2

2

Student Teaching: Instrumental

2

--

Teaching Instrumental Music

--

1

Student Teaching and Seminar

--

2

Career Orientation

--

1

Drug abuse workshop

0

--

Child abuse workshop

--

0

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

15.5

15.5

     
Senior Year
Fall**
Spring**

Liberal arts

--

6

Private instrument

1

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Student Teaching

6

--

Music electives

5(4)

3

Instrumental ensemble

0.5

1

 

13(12)

12.5

* Violin and viola majors follow a different sequence of secondary instruction. See p. 475.

** Entire semesters may be reversed in order.

Keyboard

Freshman Year
Fall
Spring

English or writing

3

3

Liberal arts

3

--

Music history

--

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Pianist as Collaborator

1

1

(Fundamentals)

(1)

--

Styles/Music Theory I

2

2

Sight-Singing I, II

1.5

1.5

Keyboard Musicianship

1

1

Class Voice

1

1

Introduction to Music Technology

--

1

Career Orientation

--

1

Music Field Experience

0.5

0.5

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

15.5 (16.5)

17.5

     
Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring

Music history

3

3

Educational Psychology

3

--

Social Foundations of Education

--

3

Private instrument

2

23

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Choral ensemble

1

1

Music Theory II, III

2

2

Sight-Singing III, IV

1

1

Music Education for Children

--

2

Private voice

1

1

Classroom Instruments

1

--

Woodwind Class

--

1

Diction

2

--

Music Field Experience

0.5

0.5

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

17

17

     
Junior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

3

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Choral ensemble

1

1

Music theory

2

2

Music in Secondary School

--

2

Conducting

2

2

Student Teaching and Seminar

--

2

Student Teaching: Vocal

2

--

Teaching Vocal-General Music

1

--

Private voice

1

1

Drug abuse workshop

0

--

Child abuse workshop

--

0

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

14.5

15.5

     
Senior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

--

9

Private instrument

1

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

String Class

1

--

Brass Class

--

1

Percussion Class

--

1

Laboratory Band

--

1

Student Teaching

6

--

Music electives

4(3)

--

Choral ensemble

0.5

1

 

13(12)

15.5

Guitar

Freshman Year
Fall
Spring

English or writing

3

3

Liberal arts

3

--

Music history

--

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Choral ensemble

1

1

(Fundamentals)

(1)

--

Styles/Music Theory I

2

2

Sight-Singing I, II

1.5

1.5

Keyboard Musicianship

1

1

Class Voice

1

1

Introduction to Music Technology

1

1

Career Orientation

--

1

Music Field Experience

0.5

0.5

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

15.5 (16.5)

17.5

     
Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring

Social Foundations of Education

--

3

Educational Psychology

3

--

Music history

3

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Choral ensemble

1

1

Music Theory II, III

2

2

Sight-Singing III, IV

1

1

Keyboard Musicianship

1

--

Music Education for Children

--

2

Private voice

1

1

Brass Class

--

1

Classroom Instruments

--

1

Diction

2

--

Music Field Experience

0.5

0.5

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

17

18

     
Junior Year
Fall
Spring
     

Liberal arts

3

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Guitar Ensemble

1

1

Music theory

2

2

Percussion Class

--

1

Conducting

2

2

Student Teaching and Seminar

--

2

Student Teaching: Vocal

2

--

Music in Secondary School

--

2

Teaching Vocal-General Music

1

--

Private voice

1

1

Drug abuse workshop

0

--

Child abuse workshop

--

0

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

14.5

16.5

     
Senior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

--

9

Private instrument

1

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

String Class

1

--

Woodwind Class

--

1

Laboratory Band

 

1

Student Teaching

6

--

Music electives

4(3)

--

Choral ensemble

0.5

1

 

13(12)

14.5

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