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  Academic Programs / Music & Dance

Composition

Michael Klein, Chair 
215-204-8322
michael.klein@temple.edu

Maurice Wright, Coordinator of Music Composition

215-204-8016

maurice.wright@temple.edu

 

The Composition Department offers courses in composition for various media, including electronic music. Creativity, the development of personal expression through music, and the assessment of music's role in the 21st-century societal context are the focal points for composition majors.

Bachelor of Music: Composition

Freshman Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Music 1501, 1401, 1201 Concentration 2  
Music 1405 Secondary Piano for Music Majors 1  
Music Varies Choral/Instrumental Ensemble 1  
Music Studies 1711 Theory I 4 AR
English 1022 College Composition 3 RC
Core 1001 Foreign Language 4 LA
Subtotal      15  
 
Freshman Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Music 1502, 1402, 1202 Concentration 2  
Music 1406 Secondary Piano for Music Majors 1  
Music Varies Choral/Instrumental Ensemble 1  
Music Studies 1712 Theory II 4  
Core 1002 Foreign Language 4 LC
Math 1011 College Math 3 QA
Subtotal      15  
 
Sophomore Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Music 2501, 2401, 2201 Concentration 2  
Music 2405 Secondary Piano for Music Majors 1  
Music 2323 Basic Conducting 1  
Music Varies Choral/Instrumental Ensemble 1  
Music Studies 2711 Theory III 4 QB
Music Studies 2703 Music in History 3  
Music Studies 2748 Music Composition I 2  
Physics 1003 Physics (Acoustics) 3 SA
Subtotal      17  
 
Sophomore Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Music 2502, 2402, 2202 Concentration 2  
Music 2406 Secondary Piano for Music Majors 1  
Music 2324 Conducting Intermediate 1  
Music Studies 2712 Theory IV 4  
Music Studies 2704 Music in History 3  
Music Studies 2749 Music Composition II 2  
Music Studies 4711 Computers in Musical Applications 3 SB
Subtotal      16  
 
Junior Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Music 3501, 3401, 3201 Concentration 2  
Music 3405 Secondary Piano for Music Majors 1  
Music Varies Choral/Instrumental Ensemble 1  
Music Studies 3696 Music in History 3 WI
Music Studies 3748 Junior Seminar I 2  
Music Studies 3741 Keyboard Harmony 3  
Music Studies 4719 MIDI 3  
Music Studies 3713 Orchestration 2  
Subtotal      17  
 
Junior Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Music 3502, 3402, 3202 Concentration 2  
Music 3406 Secondary Piano for Music Majors 1  
Music Varies Choral/Instrumental Ensemble 1  
Music Elective Elective Music Elective 3  
Music Studies 4717 Counterpoint 2  
Music Studies 3749 Junior Seminar II 2  
CORE Elective Arts 3 AR
Music Studies 4712 Computer Synthesis 3  
Subtotal      17  
 
Senior Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Music Varies Choral/Instrumental Ensemble 1  
Music Studies 4748 Senior Seminar I 3  
General Elective Elective Elective 3  
Music Studies 3714 Contemporary Music 3  
IH 1196 Intellectual Heritage I 3 IA
Music Studies 4715 World Music 3  
Subtotal      16  
 
Senior Year –2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Music Studies 4749 Senior Seminar II 3  
Music 4323 or 4324 Conducting 2  
IH 1297 Intellectual Heritage II 3 IB 
Core Elective American Culture/Race 3 AC
Core Elective Individual and Society 3 IN
Subtotal      14  
 
Degree Total 127  



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