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2012 - 2013 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions

Arts Management:

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  • Prerequisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable
  • Additional Fees
Credits3
Lecture
Fall
ARTS MGT-257

Arts in the Community

The role of arts and cultural activities within a community's social, political, and economic structures. Emphasis on cultural delivery systems in urban, rural and suburban settings; evaluation of artistic quality in a community context, and models for intergration of culture into civic life.

  • Gen Ed: Fine Arts
Credits3
Lecture
Spring
ARTS MGT-354

Managing Arts and Cultural Organizations

An overview of the field of arts management with an emphasis on not-for-profit arts and cultural organizations and the role of the professional manager within the field, including governance, planning, assessment, audience development, fund-raising and advocacy.

Prerequisites
P: COA/AVD major or minor. REC: AVD 261 or Arts Mgt 257.
    Credits3
    Lecture
    Fall
    ARTS MGT-355

    Funding and Financial Issues in the Arts

    Investigation of a variety of financial issues, including earned and contributed income, sponsorships, foundations and grants; introduction to standard budget and accounting terminology and principles as applied in arts management.

    Prerequisites
    P: Arts Mgt 354.
      Credits3
      Lecture
      Spring
      ARTS MGT-356

      Promoting the Arts

      Approaches to promoting the arts, developing audiences through marketing, using various public relations and advertising tools and techniques.

      Prerequisites
      P: Arts Mgt 354.
        Credits3
        Field EXP
        Spring
        Fall
        ARTS MGT-455

        Practicum in Arts Management

        Practical work in completion of student-directed arts management projects, working both in teams and individually. Projects may deal with marketing, audience analysis and development, funding, and/or educational aspects of arts management.

        Prerequisites
        P: Cons of instr. Rec: Arts Mgt 355 and 356.
          Credits1
          Lecture
          Spring
          Fall
          ARTS MGT-480

          Arts Management Seminar

          Exploration of topics pertinent to arts management using research, case studies and practical applications.

          Prerequisites
          P: Arts Mgt 354; Arts Management Maj/Min
          • Course is repeatable to 6 credits.
          Credits1-12
          Field EXP
          Spring
          Fall
          ARTS MGT-497

          Internship

          Instruction and experience in a professional environment where students work in any aspect of the field appropriate to their academic preparation and career goals under professional and faculty supervision. No more than 3 credits may be used to meet requirements for a major or minor.

          Prerequisites
          P: jr st and 3.0 gpa in major emphasis (dept will monitor gpa req).
          • Course is repeatable for credit.