Placement Exams

Music and Non-Music Major InfoMusic and Non-Music Major Info
All new and transfer music majors take the Music Theory Fundamentals Examination during summer orientation.

During summer orientation, all new music majors at Ithaca College must take the Music Theory Fundamentals Examination on Day 1 – prior to the start of orientation. Students will also participate in a Keyboard Placement Exam and, if needed, a short sight singing placement exam during the class registration process.

Musical theater students do not need to participate in this placement process and will receive more information about their program during summer orientation.

New Student Music Letter

Transfer Student Music Letter


Placement Exam and Non-Major Information:

Calling all non-music majors!
If you love music but are pursing a major outside music school, taking advantage of the numerous involvement opportunities for non-music majors is highly encouraged!