Graduate music majors who concentrate in composition must meet the following conservatory requirements (42 credits) and earn a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at Purchase College.

First Year: 21 credits

Second Year: 21 credits

*Music History Electives (Effective Fall 2020)

MTH 5005/Harmonic and Contrapuntal Techniques
MTH 5010/Structure and Analysis
MTH 5060/History and Theory of Baroque Performance Practice
MTH 5060/Overview of Performance Practice
MTH 5270/Techniques of Composition for Performers
MTH 5540/Topics in Music History (fall)
MTH 5710/Music, Culture, and Ideas (spring)