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 three broad types or category of Ithaca Seminar to explore.
An Ithaca Seminar course
Most students will opt for an Ithaca Seminar course with the course number ICSM 10500.
An Ithaca Seminar focused on writing
Ithaca Seminars with the course number ICSM 10800 are writing-focused courses that incorporate our Academic Writing requirement.
Honors Program and Innovation Scholars
ICSM 11000 or ICSM 11800 courses are dedicated Ithaca Seminars for the Honors Program, ICSM 12000 are for our Innovation Scholars.