Music Theory Major — B.M.

Summary

Music Requirements90
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements31-32
Total Credits121

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 2 semesters)4
PFMJ 19900Performance Repertoire and Pedagogy (.5 credit times 8 semesters)4
Ensembles
MUEN 1xxxxChoral (1 credit times 8 semesters)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
Additional Theory for Major:
MUMC 14500Introduction to Electroacoustic Music2
MUTH 42900Advanced Aural Skills1
MUTH 36000Figured Bass and Score Reading1
MUTH 43500Choral Arranging2
or MUTH 43700 Orchestration
MUTH 43100Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint2
MUTH 43200Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint2
MUTH 44300Pedagogy of Music Theory3
MUTH 42100Topics in Music Theory and Analysis (2 credits times 2 semesters)4
MUTH 46400Introduction to Composition2
MUTH 49100Advanced Music Theory Seminar I (CP)1
MUTH 49200Advanced Music Theory Seminar II (CP)1
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
PFMJ 10302Piano I - Secondary Instrument (1 credit times 2 semesters)2
PFMJ 20302Piano II - Secondary Instrument (1 credit times 2 semesters)2
Other Music Requirements
MUMC 16100Diction I2
MUMC 16200Diction II2
MUMC 16600Career Orientation1
MUMC 10300Introduction to Music Technology1
xxxxxMusic electives 10-1
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
MUTH 35500History and Literature of Music III3
MUTH xxxxxMusic history elective2
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 CLA 5
xxxxxLiberal Arts Electives12
Course Attributes
Select 3 credits of each (DV, WI, QL) 69
Capstone Experience
MUTH 49100
MUTH 49200
Advanced Music Theory Seminar I
and Advanced Music Theory Seminar II (CP) 7
2
E-portfolio
Total Credits121-122
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 math competency 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 Integrated Core Curriculum may be fulfilled through any appropriately designated courses, including those given in the School of Music.

7

MUTH 49100 and MUTH 49200 will fulfill the capstone requirement and will serve to synthesize aspects of the Integrated Core Curriculum with the student’s School of Music degree requirements.

Summary

Music Requirements89
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements31-32
Total Credits120
MUSIC REQUIREMENTS
Private Lesson Requirement
PFMJ 10300Piano I - Music Majors (2 credits times 2 semesters)4
PFMJ 20300Piano II - Music Majors (2 credits times 2 semesters)4
PFMJ 30300Piano III - Music Majors (2 credits times 2 semesters)4
PFMJ 40300Piano IV - Music Majors (2 credits times 2 semesters)4
PFMJ 19900Performance Repertoire and Pedagogy (.5 credit times 8 semesters)4
Ensembles
MUEN 1xxxxChoral (1 credit times 8 semesters) 18
Music Theory
MUTH 10100Fundamentals of Music Theory 21
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
Additional Theory for Major:
MUMC 14500Introduction to Electroacoustic Music2
MUTH 42900Advanced Aural Skills1
MUTH 36000Figured Bass and Score Reading1
MUTH 43500Choral Arranging2
or MUTH 43700 Orchestration
MUTH 43100Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint2
MUTH 43200Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint2
MUTH 44300Pedagogy of Music Theory3
MUTH 42100Topics in Music Theory and Analysis (2 credits times 2 semesters)4
MUTH 46400Introduction to Composition2
MUTH 49100Advanced Music Theory Seminar I (CP)1
MUTH 49200Advanced Music Theory Seminar II (CP)1
Aural Skills
MUTH 13300Aural Skills I1.5
MUTH 13400Aural Skills II1.5
MUTH 23300Aural Skills III1
MUTH 23400Aural Skills IV1
Secondary Instruments
PFSM 17500Keyboard Musicianship I - Keyboard Majors1
PFSM 17600Keyboard Musicianship II - Keyboard Majors1
PFSM 10100Class Voice1
Other Music Requirements
MUMC 16600Career Orientation1
MUMC 10300Introduction to Music Technology1
xxxxxMusic electives 26-7
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 II3
MUTH 35500History and Literature of Music III3
MUTH xxxxxMusic history elective2
INTEGRATIVE CORE CURRICULUM 3
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 43
MATH 10000Mathematics Fundamentals 50-1
Complementary Liberal Arts CLA 6
xxxxxLiberal Arts Electives12
Course Attributes
Select 3 credits of each (DV, WI, QL) 79
Capstone Experience
MUTH 49100
MUTH 49200
Advanced Music Theory Seminar I
and Advanced Music Theory Seminar II (CP) 8
2
E-portfolio
Total Credits120-121
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

Keyboard Majors take Pianist as Collaborator Freshman Year.

3

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.

4

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.)

5

Students scoring a pass on the math competency 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.

6

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.

7

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

8

MUTH 49100 and MUTH 49200 will fulfill the capstone requirement and will serve to synthesize aspects of the Integrated Core Curriculum with the student’s School of Music degree requirements.

Summary

Music Requirements89
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements31-32
Total Credits120

Degree Requirements 

MUSIC REQUIREMENTS
Private Lesson Requirements
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 2 semesters)4
PFMJ 19900Performance Repertoire and Pedagogy (.5 credits times 8 semesters)4
Ensembles
MUEN 1xxxxInstrumental (1 credit times 8 semesters)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
Additional Theory for Major:
MUMC 14500Introduction to Electroacoustic Music2
MUTH 42900Advanced Aural Skills1
MUTH 36000Figured Bass and Score Reading1
MUTH 43500Choral Arranging2
or MUTH 43700 Orchestration
MUTH 43100Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint2
MUTH 43200Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint2
MUTH 44300Pedagogy of Music Theory3
MUTH 42100Topics in Music Theory and Analysis ((2 credits times 2 semesters))4
MUTH 46400Introduction to Composition2
MUTH 49100Advanced Music Theory Seminar I1
MUTH 49200Advanced Music Theory Seminar II1
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
PFMJ 10302Piano I - Secondary Instrument (1 credit times 2 semesters)2
PFMJ 20302Piano II - Secondary Instrument (1 credit times 2 semesters)2
PFSM 10100Class Voice1
Other Music Requirements
MUMC 16600Career Orientation1
MUMC 10300Introduction to Music Technology1
xxxxxMusic electives 12-3
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
MUTH 35500History and Literature of Music III3
MUTH xxxxxMusic history elective2
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 CLA 5
xxxxxLiberal Arts Electives12
Course Attributes
Select 3 credits of each (DV, WI, QL) 69
Capstone Experience
MUTH 49100
MUTH 49200
Advanced Music Theory Seminar I
and Advanced Music Theory Seminar II (CP) 7
2
E-portfolio
Total Credits120-121
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 math competency 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 Integrated Core Curriculum may be fulfilled through any appropriately designated courses, including those given in the School of Music.

7

MUTH 49100 and MUTH 49200 will fulfill the capstone requirement and will serve to synthesize aspects of the Integrated Core Curriculum with the student’s School of Music degree requirements.