Certificate in Jazz Studies Composition

Learn more about the undergraduate certificate in Jazz Studies Composition.

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

In addition to the online application and other requirements listed on the Certificates page, students must also submit one original jazz composition (minimum 16 measures, PDF format) to boyer@temple.edu.

The Certificate in Jazz Studies Composition 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:

MUST 3770Topics in Music Theory (take 2 times for 3 credits each)6
MUST 4110Seminar in Jazz Composition and Arranging2
MUST 4112Jazz Arranging I3
MUST 4120Seminar in Advanced Jazz Composition and Arranging2
Total Credit Hours13