Music Major — B.A.

The bachelor of arts in music degree program gives the largest number of electives with the potential for substantive study in the liberal arts with music as a base.

Summary

Music Requirements52
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements31-32
Liberal Arts Electives Requirements45
Total Credits128

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 19900Performance Repertoire and Pedagogy (.5 credit times 6 semesters)3
Ensembles
MUEN 1xxxxChoral (1 credit times 4 semesters)4
Music Theory
MUTH 10100Fundamentals of Music Theory 10-1
MUTH 12100Introduction to Musical Styles2
MUTH 12200Music Theory I2
MUTH 22100Music Theory II2
MUTH 22200Music Theory III2
Aural Skills
MUTH 13300Aural Skills I1.5
MUTH 13400Aural Skills II1.5
Secondary Instruments
PFSM 17100Keyboard Musicianship I1
PFSM 17200Keyboard Musicianship II1
Other Music Requirements
MUMC 16100Diction I2
MUMC 16200Diction II2
MUMC 16600Career Orientation1
MUMC 10300Introduction to Music Technology1
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 electives3
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 512
xxxxxLiberal Arts Electives45-48
Course Attributes
Select 3 credits of each (DV, WI, QL) 69
Capstone Experience
MUMC 46100Senior Seminar in Music, Liberal Arts, and Outside Fields 72
E-portfolio
Total Credits128-130
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 their music requirement is increased by 1 credit.

2

Apart from the Capstone MUMC 46100 the liberal arts listed inthis 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

MUMC 46100 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.

The bachelor of arts in music degree program gives the largest number of electives with the potential for substantive study in the liberal arts with music as a base.

Summary

Music Requirements48
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements31-32
Liberal Arts Electives Requirements45
Total Credits124

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 19900Performance Repertoire and Pedagogy (.5 credit times 6 semesters)3
Ensembles
MUEN 1xxxxInstrumental (1 credit times 4 semesters)4
Music Theory
MUTH 10100Fundamentals of Music Theory 10-1
MUTH 12100Introduction to Musical Styles2
MUTH 12200Music Theory I2
MUTH 22100Music Theory II2
MUTH 22200Music Theory III2
Aural Skills
MUTH 13300Aural Skills I1.5
MUTH 13400Aural Skills II1.5
Secondary Instruments
PFSM 17100Keyboard Musicianship I1
PFSM 17200Keyboard Musicianship II1
Other Music Requirements
MUMC 16600Career Orientation1
MUMC 10300Introduction to Music Technology1
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 electives3
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 512
xxxxxLiberal Arts Electives45-48
Course Attributes
Select 3 credits of each (DV, WI, QL) 69
Capstone Experience
MUMC 46100Senior Seminar in Music, Liberal Arts, and Outside Fields 72
E-portfolio
Total Credits124-126
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 their music requirement is increased by 1 credit.

2

Apart from the Capstone MUMC 46100 the liberal arts 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

MUMC 46100 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.

 

The bachelor of arts in music degree program gives the largest number of electives with the potential for substantive study in the liberal arts with music as a base.

Summary

Music Requirements48
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements31-32
Liberal Arts Electives Requirements45
Total Credits124

Degree Requirements 

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 19900Performance Repertoire and Pedagogy (.5 credit times 6 semesters)3
Ensembles
MUEN 1xxxxChoral (1 credits times 2 semesters)2
MUEN 11700The Pianist as Collaborator1
MUEN 11800The Pianist as Collaborator1
Music Theory
MUTH 10100Fundamentals of Music Theory 10-1
MUTH 12100Introduction to Musical Styles2
MUTH 12200Music Theory I2
MUTH 22100Music Theory II2
MUTH 22200Music Theory III2
Aural Skills
MUTH 13300Aural Skills I1.5
MUTH 13400Aural Skills II1.5
Secondary Instruments
PFSM 17500Keyboard Musicianship I - Keyboard Majors1
PFSM 17600Keyboard Musicianship II - Keyboard Majors1
Other Music Requirements
MUMC 16600Career Orientation1
MUMC 10300Introduction to Music Technology1
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 electives3
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 512
xxxxxLiberal Arts Electives45-48
Course Attributes
Select 3 credits of each (DV, WI, QL) 69
Capstone Experience
MUMC 46100Senior Seminar in Music, Liberal Arts, and Outside Fields 72
E-portfolio
Total Credits124-126
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 their music requirement is increased by 1 credit.

2

Apart from the Capstone MUMC 46100 the liberal arts 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

MUMC 46100 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.