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Ithaca College Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2006

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Bachelor of Music in Music Theory

Liberal Arts

The 36 credits of liberal arts listed in this group must be taken outside the School of Music. (For more information see above.)

 

Vocal

Keyb.

Instr.

English or writing

6

6

6

Humanities

3

3

3

Mathematics or computer science course

3

3

3

Social or behavioral sciences

3

3

3

Modern language (French or German)

6

6

6

Liberal arts electives*

15

15

15

Total

36

36

36

Other Liberal Arts Requirements

Music history

11

11

11

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 elective

     

Total

11

11

11

Music Requirements

Performance major

16

16

16

Performance Repertoire and Pedagogy

4

4

4

Ensemble

8

8

8

Fundamentals of Music Theory+ 551-10100

1+

1+

1+

Introduction to Musical Styles 551-12100

2

2

2

Music theory

27

27

27

Music Theory I 551-12200

     

Music Theory II 551-22100

     

Music Theory III 551-22200

     

Form and Analysis 551-32100

     

Analysis of Music since 1900 551-32200

     

Advanced Aural Skills 551-34300

     

Figured Bass and Score Reading 551-36000

     

Choral Arranging 551-43500

     

Orchestration 551-43700

     

Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint 551-43100

     

Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint 551-43200

     

Pedagogy of Theory 551-44300

     

Topics in Music Theory 551-42100 (taken twice)

     

Sight-singing

5

5

5

Sight-Singing I 551-13300

     

Sight-Singing II 551-13400

     

Advanced Sight-Singing III 551-23300

     

Advanced Sight-Singing IV 551-23400

     

Introduction to Composition (551-46400)

2

2

2

Introduction to Electroacoustic Music (551-14500)

2

2

2

Secondary instrument

     

Keyboard Musicianship

2

2

2

Private piano (four semesters; 1 credit each)
556-10302, 556-20302

4

--

4

Class Voice

--

1

1

Diction

4

--

--

Career Orientation 554-16600

1

1

1

Introduction to Music Technology 554-10300

1

1

1

Music electives+

0-1+

5-6+

2-3+

Recital Attendance 554-10100 (six semesters required)

0

0

0

Total

79

77

78

Total for degree

126

124

125

* Physics of Sound and/or a philosophy course are recommended.

+ 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.

Vocal

Freshman Year

Fall

Spring

English or writing

3

3

Music history

--

3

Private voice

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

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

--

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

14(15)

16

     

Sophomore Year

Fall

Spring

Liberal arts

3

3

Modern language

3

3

Private voice

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Music Theory II, III

2

2

Sight-Singing III, IV

1

1

Music history

3

3

Private piano

1

1

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

16.5

16.5

     

Junior Year

Fall

Spring

Liberal arts

6

6

Private voice

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Music theory

2

2

Score Reading

--

1

Advanced Aural Skills

--

1

Introduction to Composition

2

--

Introduction to Electroacoustic Music

2

--

Career Orientation

--

1

Music electives

--

1( -- )

Private piano

1

1

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

16.5

16.5 (15.5)

     

Senior Year

Fall

Spring

Liberal arts

3

3

Private voice

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Orchestration

2

--

Choral Arranging

--

2

Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint

2

--

Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint

--

2

Pedagogy of Theory

--

3

Topics in Music Theory

2

2

Music history elective

2

--

 

14.5

15.5

Keyboard

Freshman Year

Fall

Spring

English or writing

3

3

Liberal arts

3

3

Music history

--

3

Private keyboard

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

(Fundamentals)

(1)

 

Styles/Music Theory I

2

2

Sight-Singing I, II

1.5

1.5

Keyboard Musicianship

1

1

Introduction to Music Technology

1

--

Class Voice

1

--

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

16(17)

17

     

Sophomore Year

Fall

Spring

Modern language

3

3

Liberal arts

3

3

Private keyboard

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Music Theory II, III

2

2

Sight-Singing III, IV

1

1

Score Reading

--

1

Music history

3

3

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

15.5

16.5

     

Junior Year

Fall

Spring

Liberal arts

3

6

Private keyboard

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Music theory

2

2

Advanced Aural Skills

--

1

Introduction to Composition

2

--

Introduction to Electroacoustic Music

2

--

Career Orientation

--

1

 

--

--

Music history elective

2

Music electives

--

2

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

14.5

15.5

     

Senior Year

Fall

Spring

Liberal arts

3

--

Private keyboard

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Orchestration

2

--

Choral Arranging

--

2

Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint

2

--

Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint

--

2

Pedagogy of Theory

--

3

Topics in Music Theory

2

2

Music electives

1

3(2)

 

13.5

15.5 (14.5)

Instrumental

Freshman Year

Fall

Spring

English or writing

3

3

Liberal arts

3

3

Music history

--

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

(Fundamentals)

(1)

--

Styles/Music Theory I

2

2

Sight-Singing I, II

1.5

1.5

Keyboard Musicianship

1

1

Introduction to Music Technology

1

--

Class Voice

1

--

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

16(17)

17

     

Sophomore Year

Fall

Spring

Liberal arts

6

6

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Music Theory II, III

2

2

Sight-Singing III, IV

1

1

Music history

3

3

Private piano

1

1

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

16.5

16.5

     

Junior Year

Fall

Spring

Modern language

3

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Music theory

2

2

Advanced Aural Skills

--

1

Introduction to Composition

2

--

Introduction to Electroacoustic Music

2

--

Score Reading

--

1

Music history elective

2

--

Career Orientation

--

1

Private piano

1

1

Music electives

--

2(1)

Recital Attendance

0

0

 

15.5

14.5 (13.5)

     

Senior Year

Fall

Spring

Liberal arts

3

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Orchestration

2

--

Choral Arranging

--

2

Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint

2

--

Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint

--

2

Pedagogy of Theory

--

3

Topics in Music Theory

2

2

Music electives

1

--

 

13.5

15.5

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