ICC Quick Summary
The quick summary below provides an overview of the ICC requirements in their entirety. For detailed information about each requirement, please see additional information sections (e.g., themes, diversity, writing) on the left side of this page. The total number of unique credits required to complete the ICC will range from 28-45, depending on the specific requirements of the major program and the courses each student elects to complete.
Themes and Perspectives (16 credits)
Themes and Perspectives courses may not apply toward a student's major program. Ithaca Seminars have perspective designations; students who change Theme need to complete one course from each Perspective for their new theme. Ithaca Seminars numbered 108xx and 118xx are equivalent to WRTG10600.
Complete 4 perspectives within a theme that includes an Ithaca Seminar and 4 additional themed courses:
Ithaca Seminar (4 credits)
Creative Arts (3 credits)
Humanities (3 credits)
Natural Sciences (3 credits)
Social Sciences (3 credits)
Mathematics competency is a pre-requisite for quantitative literacy courses; students who do not successfully complete the math competency exam can fulfill math competency by passing MATH10000. Academic Writing is a pre-requisite for writing intensive courses.
Mathematics Competency (0-1 credits). A score of 9 or higher on the mathematics competency portion of the math placement exam fulfills this requirement. See test score or degree evaluation in HomerConnect for your math competency score.
Academic Writing (WRTG10600) (3 credits)
Attributes may be completed through any designated course within the major, minor, themes and perspectives, or electives.
Diversity (3 credits)
Quantitative Literacy (3 credits)
Writing Intensive (3 credits)
ICC Capstone (0-4 credits)
Complementary Liberal Arts (12 credits)
Specific requirements determined by degree program or school (click here for a complete listing by major program)
Electronic Learning Portfolio
Each student is required to complete an ICC electronic learning portfolio before graduation. The electronic learning portfolio will be introduced in the Ithaca Seminar course and will be developed over the course of the student's time at Ithaca College.