Certificate in Music Composition

Learn more about the undergraduate certificate in Music Composition.

Undergraduate students interested in the Certificate in Music 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 composition (minimum 16 measures, PDF format) to boyer@temple.edu.

The Certificate in Music 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 2748Composition I2
MUST 2749Composition II2
MUST 4717Counterpoint3
Total Credit Hours13