Certificate in Music

Undergraduate students interested in the Certificate in Music must be in good standing and have completed at least 15 credits at Temple University by the initial requested semester of certificate coursework.

Students must complete the online application and other requirements that may be listed on the Certificates page. No audition or portfolio is required.

The Certificate in Music will be acknowledged on the official transcript at the time of the awarding of the bachelor's degree provided that the student successfully completes the following courses with a grade of C- or better in each course.

There are two course completion options for the Certificate in Music: Music A and Music B.

Music A Course Requirements
MUST 3770Topics in Music Theory2
MUST 2703Music in History3
Choose one of the following:3
Choral Ensemble (take 3 times for 1 credit each)
Private Piano for Non-Music Majors (take 3 times for 1 credit each)
Ensemble (take 3 times for 1 credit each)
MUST 2704Music in History3
MUST 2733American Musical Theater3
Total Credit Hours14
Music B Course Requirements
MUST 1701Music Theory for Non-Music Majors2
MUST 1763American Popular Music2
Select one of the following:3
Choral Ensemble (take 3 times for 1 credit each)
Private Piano for Non-Music Majors (take 3 times for 1 credit each)
Ensemble (take 3 times for 1 credit each)
MUST 2112Pop Song Writing2
MUST 2114History of Jazz3
Total Credit Hours12