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

Prerequisite(s): ENG 152WI / ENG 172WI.

Credits: 3
BUS 101 - Introduction to Business Administration

Prerequisite(s): Juniors and Seniors majoring in Accounting and/or Business Administration may not take this course.

Credits: 3

or

ECO 211 - Principles of Microeconomics

Prerequisite(s): MAT 113 or placement.

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
Fall only
Credits: 3
THA 222 - Theatre History II
Spring Only
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

Prerequisite(s): ART 105.

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

Prerequisite(s): MAT 113 or placement.

Credits: 3
BUS 307 - Principles of Management

Prerequisite(s): ACC 211, ECO 101WI or ECO 212, MAT 135 or MAT 161 or MAT 201, MAT 223, and CIS 206 .

Credits: 3
MRK 310 - Principles of Marketing

Prerequisite(s): ACC 211, ECO 101WI or ECO 212, MAT 135 or MAT 161 or MAT 201, MAT 223, and CIS 206. 

Credits: 3
BUS 461 - Human Resource Management

Prerequisite(s): BUS 307.

Credits: 3

 

BUS 322 - Social Entrepreneurship

Prerequisite(s): BUS 307 or ENT 311.

Credits: 3

or

ENT 322 - Social Entrepreneurship

Prerequisite(s): ENT 304 and ENT 311. 

Credits: 3

 

LAW 310 - Legal Environment of Business Credits: 3

or

COM 224 - Foundations of PR/Strategic Communication

Prerequisite(s): COM 208 and sophomore standing.

Credits: 3

or

COM 420 - Media Law

Prerequisite(s): COM 362 or LAW 380.

Credits: 3

Choose one from below (3 hours)

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

Prerequisite(s): MAT 135 or equivalent.

Credits: 3

 

BUS 200 - Introduction to Information Systems Credits: 3

or

CIS 200 - Introduction to Information Systems Credits: 3

 

CIS 323 - Web Application Design

Prerequisite(s): BUS 200/CIS 200.

Credits: 3

Choose one from below (3 hours)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
BUS 409 - Entrepreneurship and New Ventures

Prerequisite(s): BUS 307.

Credits: 3
THA 335 - Children’s Theatre

Prerequisite(s): THA 201, THA 205, or by permission of the Chair of the Theatre Arts department.

Credits: 3
ART 415 - Gallery Management

Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or instructor permission.

Credits: 3

 

ART 481 - Internship

Prerequisite(s): Permission from Dean of the School of Creative Arts and Letters and a minimum grade point average of 3.0

Credits: 1-4

or

THA 481 - Internship Credits: 2-6

 

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