Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Advisor Name:_______________________ Catalog: Academic Catalog 2020-2021 Program: Arts Administration Minor

Arts Administration Minor

The Arts Administration Minor is an interdisciplinary study that will provide opportunity for collaboration between several majors: Theater, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Art History, and Business Administration. Its purpose is to prepare students for roles as leaders and/or entrepreneurs in designing, implementing and managing cultural activities. Additionally, the minor seeks to provide opportunities to pursue positions in organizations such as performing arts venues and art museums, profit and not-for-profit theatrical companies and art galleries, marketing and ticketing agencies, educational arts and theater programs, and other private and public arts organizations. Students completing the minor will also be poised to pursue graduate study in Arts Administration.

Students will study fundamentals of the theory and practice of arts administration, including a study of various types of arts organizations, arts management, fundraising and strategic planning. Additionally, students will study theory and applied methods in of the arts, as well as business practices and data management. Lastly, students will gain practical experience in an art based project applying concepts and practices of Arts Administration. The minor requires a minimum of 27 credit hours.

Required Courses (6 hours)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ARA 201 - Introduction to Arts Administration Credits: 3
BUS 101 - Introduction to Business Administration Credits: 3

or

ECO 211 - Principles of Microeconomics Credits: 3

Choose one from below (3 hours)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
THA 201 - Introduction to Theatre Credits: 3
THA 221 - Theatre History I Credits: 3
THA 222 - Theatre History II Credits: 3
ART 218 - Visual Culture Credits: 3
ART 251WI - Survey of Art History I Credits: 3
ART 252WI - Survey of Art History II Credits: 3
COM 208 - Introduction to Media Credits: 3
MUS 101 - Music Appreciation Credits: 3

Choose one from below (3 hours)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
THA 205 - Acting I Credits: 3
THA 207 - Stagecraft with co-requisite THA 177 - Stagecraft Lab Credits: 3
THA 233 - Introduction to Theatrical Design Credits: 3
ART 105 - Drawing and Composition I Credits: 4
ART 204 - Image Studio Credits: 4
ART 225 - Two-Dimensional Materials and Concepts Credits: 4
ART 226 - Three-Dimensional Materials and Concepts Credits: 4
ART 230 - Graphic Design for the Non-Major Credits: 4
ART 241 - Photography I Credits: 4

Choose two from below (6 hours)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ACC 211 - Principles of Financial Accounting Credits: 3
BUS 307 - Principles of Management Credits: 3
MRK 310 - Principles of Marketing Credits: 3
BUS 461 - Human Resource Management Credits: 3

 

BUS 322 - Social Entrepreneurship Credits: 3

or

ENT 322 - Social Entrepreneurship Credits: 3

 

LAW 310 - Legal Environment of Business Credits: 3

or

COM 224 - Foundations of PR/Strategic Communication Credits: 3

or

COM 420 - Media Law Credits: 3

Choose one from below (3 hours)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
CIS 206 - Data Management for Business Credits: 3

 

BUS 200 - Introduction to Information Systems Credits: 3

or

CIS 200 - Introduction to Information Systems Credits: 3

 

CIS 323 - Web Application Design Credits: 3

Choose one from below (3 hours)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
BUS 409 - Entrepreneurship and New Ventures Credits: 3
THA 335 - Children’s Theatre Credits: 3
ART 415 - Gallery Management Credits: 3

 

ART 481 - Internship Credits: 1-4

or

THA 481 - Internship Credits: 2-6

 

THA 494 - Directed Studies in Theatre Credits: 2-4
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