Composition

Performance 42 s.h.
Major lesson 24 s.h.
Composition Seminar 4 s.h.
Composition Techniques 8 s.h.
Graduation Recital  
Score Reading 2 s.h.

Orchestration

4 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.
Electives

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.