2020-2021 Catalog

Minor: Arts Management, 18 Credits

The Arts Management minor is designed to prepare students for administrative positions in a variety of settings, including theatre, dance and opera companies, museums and galleries, auction houses, music ensembles, festivals, foundations, community centers, arts advocacy groups, and government arts agencies. By completing the sequence of courses and experiential projects in this minor, students acquire the knowledge and skills required to manage visual and performing arts organizations and events, and gain an understanding of how social, economic, and political factors influence the development and implementation of arts programs and institutions.

Requirements

Learning Outcomes for the Arts Management Minor

Upon completing the Arts Management minor, students will be able to:

  • Students will analyze how social, economic and political factors influence the development and implementation of arts programs and institutions.
  • Students will explain the interconnected relationships among mission, programming, marketing, and fundraising in case studies.
  • Students will identify major aspects of commercial and not-for-profit management.

 

 

Required Courses: (9 credits)

ART 290/DANC 290/THTR 290History & Mission of Arts Institutions

3

ART 392/DANC 392/THTR 392Fundraising & Marketing for the Arts

3

ART 499 Independent Study /Internship

1-6

Choose three courses from the following: (9 credits)

ART 319The Artist’s Career

3

ART 320History of Museums and Collections

3

ART 361Curatorial Studies Seminar

3

COMM 312Digital Cultures

3

COMM 326Producing For Creative Media

3

MUS 208The Business of Music 

3

THTR 226The Business of Broadway 

3

THTR 346Production Management

3

THTR 378/DANC 378Producing Performance

3