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Ithaca College Undergraduate Catalog 2002-2003

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Bachelor of Arts in Music

This degree program gives the largest number of electives with the potential for substantive study in the liberal arts with music as a base.

Liberal Arts

The 78 credits of liberal arts listed in this group must be taken outside the School of Music. (For more information see p. 393.)

 

Vocal

Keybd.

Instr.

English or writing

6

6

6

Humanities

--

6

6

Modern language* (French, German, or Italian)

6

--

--

Natural sciences or mathematics

6

6

6

Social or behavioral sciences

6

6

6

Fine arts

6

6

6

Liberal arts electives

48

48

48

Total

78

78

78

* Students who place into a second semester language course or above (e.g., 334-10200 Elementary Italian II) can fulfill the modern language requirement by taking two different languages. Students who do not place into a second semester language course or who have no prior language training must take two semesters of a single modern language.

Other Liberal Arts Requirements

Music history

12

12

12

History and Literature of Music I 551-25500

     

History and Literature of Music II 551-25600

     

History and Literature of Music III 551-35500

     

Music history electives

     

Total

12

12

12

Music Requirements

Performance major (Two credits for each of six semesters)

12

12

12

 

Performance Repertoire and Pedagogy

3

3

3

Ensemble

4

2

4

Pianist as Collaborator

--

2

--

Fundamentals of Music Theory+ 551-10100

1+

1+

1+

Introduction to Musical Styles 551-12100

2

2

2

Music theory

6

6

6

Music Theory I 551-12200

     

Music Theory II 551-22100

     

Music Theory III 551-22200

     

Sight-singing

3

3

3

Sight-Singing I 551-13300

     

Sight-Singing II 551-13400

     

Keyboard Musicianship

2

2

2

557-17100

     

557-17200

     

Diction

4

--

--

Career Orientation 554-16600

1

1

1

Introduction to Music Technology

1

1

1

Recital Attendance 554-10100 (Six semesters required; no credit given)

     

Total

38-39

34-35

34-35

Total for degree

128 (129) +

124 (125) +

124 (125)+

+ Students may fulfill the requirement for Fundamentals of Music Theory by scoring 84 percent 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 their music requirement is increased by one (1) credit.

Freshman Year
Fall
Spring

English or writing

3

3

Liberal arts

3

--

Music history

--

3

Private lessons

2

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble (keyboard majors: 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

Diction (voice majors only)

0(2)

0(2)

Introduction to Music Technology

--

1

Career Orientation

--

1

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

14 (17)

16(18)

     
Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring

Music history

3

3

Liberal arts

9

9

Private lessons

2

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Music Theory II, III

2

2

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

17.5

17.5

     
Junior Year
Fall
Spring

Music history

3

--

Liberal arts

9

12

Private lessons

2

2

Repertoire Class

0.5

0.5

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

14.5

14.5

     
Senior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

15

15

Private lessons

(Students may elect lessons for 1-3 credits. Additional fee will apply -- see p. 531.)

(1)

(1)

 

15(16)

15(16)

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