Sound Recording Technology Major — B.M.

Summary

Music Requirements63
Sound Recording Technology Requirements26-29
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements31-32
Total Credits120

Degree Requirements 

MUSIC REQUIREMENTS
Private Lesson Requirement
PFMJ 10100Voice I - Music Major (2 credits times 2 semesters)4
PFMJ 20100Voice II - Music Majors (2 credits times 2 semesters)4
PFMJ 30100Voice III - Music Majors (2 credits times 2 semesters)4
PFMJ 40100Voice IV - Music Majors (2 credits times 1 semesters; 1 credit during Internship semester)3-4
PFMJ 19900Performance Repertoire and Pedagogy (.5 credit times 8 semesters)4
Ensembles
MUEN 1xxxxChoral (1 credit times 7 semesters; .5 credit during Internship semester)7.5-8
Music Theory
MUTH 10100Fundamentals of Music Theory 11
MUTH 12100Introduction to Musical Styles2
MUTH 12200Music Theory I2
MUTH 22100Music Theory II2
MUTH 22200Music Theory III2
MUTH 32100Form and Analysis2
MUTH 32200Analysis of Music since 19002-3
or MUTH 35500 History and Literature of Music III
Aural Skills
MUTH 13300Aural Skills I1.5
MUTH 13400Aural Skills II1.5
MUTH 23300Aural Skills III1
MUTH 23400Aural Skills IV1
Secondary Instruments
PFSM 17100Keyboard Musicianship I1
PFSM 17200Keyboard Musicianship II1
Other Music Requirements
MUMC 16100Diction I2
MUMC 16200Diction II2
xxxxxMusic electives 10-2.5
MUMC 10100Required Recital Attendance (six semesters required)0
MUSIC LIBERAL ARTS REQUIREMENTS
Music History
MUTH 25500History and Literature of Music I3
MUTH 25600History and Literature of Music II (WI)3
Choose one of the following:2-3
Survey of Jazz History
Rock Styles Since 1955
Music Industry Past and Present: History of Recorded Music
SOUND RECORDING TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS
MSRT 14200Audio-Recording Systems I2
MSRT 14300Audio-Recording Systems II2
MSRT 24100Recording Workshop I2
MSRT 24200Recording Workshop II2
MSRT 24300Critical Listening for the Recording Studio (0.5 times 4 semesters)2
MSRT 34100Advanced Recording Workshop I2
MSRT 34200Advanced Recording Workshop II2
MSRT 34800Advanced Microphone Techniques3
MSRT 34900Advanced Recording Techniques3
MSRT 39100Music Internship Preparation2
MSRT 49100Music Recording Internship1-4
MSRT 49200Senior Project3
OTHER SOUND RECORDING TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS
THEA 31500Theatre Technology II: Sound3
INTEGRATIVE CORE CURRICULUM 2
ICC Theme & Perspective
ICSM 1xxxx Ithaca Seminar4
xxxxxCreative Arts (CA)3
xxxxxHumanities (HM)3
xxxxxNatural Science (NS)3
xxxxxSocial Science (SO)3
Competencies
WRTG 10600Academic Writing I 33
MATH 10000Mathematics Fundamentals 40-1
Complementary Liberal Arts CLA 5
PHYS 16000Physics of Sound3
xxxxxModern Language (French, German or Italian recommended)6
xxxxxLiberal Arts Electives3
Course Attributes
Select 3 credits of each (DV, WI, QL) 69
Capstone Experience
MSRT 49200Senior Project (CP) 73
E-portfolio
Total Credits120-126
1

Students may fulfill the requirement for Fundamentals of Music Theory by scoring 84 percent or higher on a placement exam administered by the Department of Music Theory, History, and Composition. Students who score below 84 percent on the exam must take the course, and they take the lower number of music electives.

2

The 31-32 credits listed in this group must be taken outside the School of Music.  For more information see Liberal Arts under the School of Music Overview tab.

3

Students may earn credit for WRTG 10600 by scoring a 4 or 5 on the AP English Literature exam or AP English Language and Composition exam or by choosing ICSM 10800. Student choosing the ICSM option must add 3 credits of LA electives. (For more on Ithaca College's AP policy, see Advanced Placement Policy.)

4

Students scoring a pass on the QL readiness exam will satisfy this requirement. Students who do not achieve a passing score will have to take the 1 credit math course MATH 10000 and earn a final grade of C- or higher.

5

Vocal Majors take 6 credits of a single language unless they place into a second-semester level, in which case they may elect to fulfill the requirements with two different languages.

6

The DV, WI and QL attribute requirements of the Integrative Core Curriculum may be fulfilled through any appropriately designated courses, including those given in the School of Music.

7

MSRT 49200 will fulfill the capstone requirement and will serve to synthesize aspects of the Integrative Core Curriculum with the student's School of Music degree requirements. 

Summary

Music Requirements63
Sound Recording Technology Requirements26-29
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements31-32
Total Credits120

Degree Requirements 

MUSIC REQUIREMENTS
Private Lesson Requirement
PFMJ 1xxxxPrivate Instrument I - Music Major (2 credits times 2 semesters)4
PFMJ 2xxxxPrivate Instrument II - Music Major (2 credits times 2 semesters)4
PFMJ 3xxxxPrivate Instrument III - Music Major (2 credits times 2 semesters)4
PFMJ 4xxxxPrivate Instrument IV - Music Major (2 credits times 1 semesters; 1 credit during Internship semester)3-4
PFMJ 19900Performance Repertoire and Pedagogy (.5 credit times 8 semesters)4
Ensembles
MUEN 1xxxxInstrumental (1 credit times 7 semesters; .5 credit during Internship semester)7.5-8
Music Theory
MUTH 10100Fundamentals of Music Theory 11
MUTH 12100Introduction to Musical Styles2
MUTH 12200Music Theory I2
MUTH 22100Music Theory II2
MUTH 22200Music Theory III2
MUTH 32100Form and Analysis2
MUTH 32200Analysis of Music since 19002-3
or MUTH 35500 History and Literature of Music III
Aural Skills
MUTH 13300Aural Skills I1.5
MUTH 13400Aural Skills II1.5
MUTH 23300Aural Skills III1
MUTH 23400Aural Skills IV1
Secondary Instruments
PFSM 17100Keyboard Musicianship I (Keyboard Majors take PFSM 17500)1
or PFSM 17500 Keyboard Musicianship I - Keyboard Majors
PFSM 17200Keyboard Musicianship II (Keyboard Majors take PFSM 17600)1
or PFSM 17600 Keyboard Musicianship II - Keyboard Majors
Other Music Requirements
MUMC 10100Required Recital Attendance0
xxxxxMusic electives 10-6.5
MUSIC LIBERAL ARTS REQUIREMENTS
Music History
MUTH 25500History and Literature of Music I3
MUTH 25600History and Literature of Music II (WI)3
Choose one of the following:2-3
Survey of Jazz History
Rock Styles Since 1955
Music Industry Past and Present: History of Recorded Music
SOUND RECORDING TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS
MSRT 14200Audio-Recording Systems I2
MSRT 14300Audio-Recording Systems II2
MSRT 24100Recording Workshop I2
MSRT 24200Recording Workshop II2
MSRT 24300Critical Listening for the Recording Studio (.5 credits times 4 semesters)2
MSRT 34100Advanced Recording Workshop I2
MSRT 34200Advanced Recording Workshop II2
MSRT 34800Advanced Microphone Techniques3
MSRT 34900Advanced Recording Techniques3
MSRT 39100Music Internship Preparation2
MSRT 49100Music Recording Internship1-4
MSRT 49200Senior Project3
OTHER SOUND RECORDING TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS
THEA 31500Theatre Technology II: Sound3
INTEGRATIVE CORE CURRICULUM 2
ICC Theme & Perspective
ICSM 1xxxxIthaca Seminar4
xxxxxCreative Arts (CA)3
xxxxxHumanities (HM)3
xxxxxNatural Science (SC)3
xxxxxSocial Science (SO)3
Competencies
WRTG 10600Academic Writing I 33
MATH 10000Mathematics Fundamentals 40-1
Complementary Liberal Arts 5
PHYS 16000Physics of Sound3
xxxxxLiberal Arts Electives9
Course Attributes
Select 3 credits of each (DV, WI, QL) 69
Capstone Experience
MSRT 49200Senior Project3
E-portfolio
Total Credits120-122
1

Students may fulfill the requirement for Fundamentals of Music Theory by scoring 84 percent or higher on a placement exam administered by the Department of Music Theory, History, and Composition. Students who score below 84 percent on the exam must take the course, and they take the lower number of music electives.

2

The 31-32 credits listed in this group must be taken outside the School of Music. For more information see Liberal Arts under the School of Music Overview tab.

3

Students may earn credit for WRTG 10600 by scoring a 4 or 5 on the AP English Literature exam or AP English Language and Composition exam or by choosing ICSM 10800. Student choosing the ICSM option must add 3 credits of LA electives. (For more on Ithaca College’s AP policy, see Advanced Placement Policy.)

4

Students scoring a pass on the QL readiness exam will satisfy this requirement. Students who do not achieve a passing score will have to take the 1 credit math course MATH 10000 and earn a final grade of C- or higher.

5

Students will choose a 12-credit plan in consultation with their academic advisor. Concentrated foreign language study is recommended. Additional Liberal Arts could involve a minor, a second major, or study abroad.

6

The DV, WI and QL attribute requirements of the Integrative Core Curriculum may be fulfilled through any appropriately designated courses, including those given in the School of Music.

7

MSRT 49200 will fulfill the capstone requirement and will serve to synthesize aspects of the Integrative Core Curriculum with the student’s School of Music degree requirements.