|Major lesson||24 s.h.|
|Composition Seminar||4 s.h.|
|Composition Techniques||8 s.h.|
|Score Reading||2 s.h.|
|Post-Baccalaureate Diploma candidates in the composition program are expected to study a minimum of one semester with another instructor of their choice, based on availability, and should consult with their intake teacher to determine the best semester to do so.|
|Musical Studies||2 s.h.|
|Graduate Musical Studies||2 s.h.|
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma candidates are required to take one course per semester and two per school year—one music and one non-music—at Curtis or at the University of Pennsylvania under the reciprocal agreement. Students are encouraged to take advantage of elective offerings in career studies and musical studies.