As a unique type of course dedicated to the first-semester experience at Ithaca College, all first-year students should register for and complete an Ithaca Seminar. The links below provide course descriptions, schedules and other information to help you navigate the many different Ithaca Seminar courses available to you. When considering this wide selection, there are two broad types or category of Ithaca Seminar to explore.
An Ithaca Seminar course
Most students will opt for an Ithaca Seminar with the number ICSM 10500, ICSM 11000 (Honors), or ICSM 12000 (Innovation Scholars).
An Ithaca Seminar focused on writing
Ithaca Seminars with the course number ICSM 10800 or ICSM 11800 (Honors) incorporate our Academic Writing requirement.