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Ithaca College Academics

Ithaca College requires a minimum of 120 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Around 78% of students who started college at Ithaca College graduate within six years. Ithaca College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Are Required at Ithaca College?

Ithaca College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate. Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement or a math or science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at Ithaca College

When choosing a major, Ithaca College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Ithaca College below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Ithaca College does not require all students to complete a senior project.

Does Ithaca College Offer Learning Disability Services?

Ithaca College offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Disability Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Ithaca College Have An Online Program?

Ithaca College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Ithaca College Offer AP Credit?

Ithaca College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Ithaca College Have An Honor's Program?

Ithaca College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Ithaca College Require Internships?

Ithaca College does not require an internship for all students Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Ithaca College Majors & Subject Areas

Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Radio and Television
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Organizational Communication, General
Sports Communication
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
Recording Arts Technology/Technician
Computer Science
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Art Teacher Education
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
German Language Teacher Education
Physics Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
German Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
Italian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Legal Studies, General
English Language and Literature, General
Creative Writing
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Exercise Physiology
Mathematics, General
Mathematics and Computer Science
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Sports Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Theoretical and Mathematical Physics
Psychology, General
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Social Sciences, General
Economics, General
Applied Economics
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Political Science and Government, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Musical Theatre
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Documentary Production
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Music, General
Music Performance, General
Music Theory and Composition
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Music Pedagogy
Brass Instruments
Woodwind Instruments
Percussion Instruments
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
Athletic Training/Trainer
Public Health, General
Public Health Education and Promotion
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Business Administration and Management, General
Accounting and Business/Management
International Business/Trade/Commerce
History, General

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