Our Department of Music Education degrees lead to initial New York State teacher certification.
Undergraduate Majors and Minors
Department of Music Education
Music Education (B.M.)
Our commitment to hands-on, field-based learning means you will observe classes earlier than in most undergraduate programs.
Performance and Music Education (B.M.)
Ithaca's music education majors are known not only for being great teachers, but also top-notch performers and musicians.
Department of Music Performance
Our Department of Music Performance degrees prepare you to continue your study at the graduate level or to pursue professional work as a performer and/or private instructor.
In this program you will have every opportunity to do what you love: perform.
Jazz Studies (B.M.)
The jazz studies curriculum is a rigorous one that includes course sequences in arranging, improvisation, and jazz piano.
Sound Recording Technology (B.M.)
Within our program you will be trained in the latest recording and mixing methods in state-of-the-art facilities.
DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC THEORY, HISTORY, AND COMPOSITION
The Department of Music Theory, History, and Composition places an emphasis on research, pedagogy and creativity to enrich each student's musical experience.
As a composition major you will gain a foundation in traditional Western art music.
In this degree program you can pursue liberal arts studies while building a strong background in music.
Music Combination w/ Outside Field (B.M)
This program combines professional education as a musician with focused study in a field of your choice outside of music.
Department of Theatre Production and Management
Stage Management (B.F.A.)
This student-centered, pre-professional program combines hands-on experience with a liberal arts education.
Theatre Arts Management (B.S.)
This program combines classroom learning and hands-on, real-life application, creating future performing arts leaders.
Theatre Production & Design (B.F.A.)
This intensive pre-professional program combines conservatory-style training with a broad liberal arts education.
Department of Theatre Studies
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Studies combines an interdisciplinary education in theatre with broad experience in the liberal arts.