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Arts Management

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  • Prerequisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable
  • Additional Fees
Credits 3
Lecture
Fall
Odd Only
ARTS MGT-256

Understanding the Arts

An introduction to the language of the visual and performing arts, including direct experience of art forms, and incorporating comparative studies of the elements and structural principles employed among the arts. Development of student's aesthetic literacy, and their ability to articulate informed responses to art forms.

Prerequisites
No prerequisites
Credits 3
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.

Prerequisites
No prerequisites
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
ARTS MGT-354

Managing Arts and Cultural Organizations

  • Pre-Requisites

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: Arts Mgt major or minor. REC: AVD 261 or Arts Mgt 257.
Credits 3
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.
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
ARTS MGT-356

Promoting the Arts

  • Pre-Requisites

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

Prerequisites
P: Arts Mgt 354.
Credits 3
Field Exp
Spring
Fall
ARTS MGT-455

Practicum in Arts Management

  • Pre-Requisites

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.
Credits 1
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.
Credits 1-12
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.