The Arts Management Minor accords with the University goals of connecting the liberal arts and professional programs by the integration of theory and practice. Students with an emphasis in Arts Management pursue their major interests in the creative arts or other fields while developing their skills in specific career related arenas, such as art gallery and museum management, exhibition and display techniques, budget management and basic accounting, leadership, strategic planning, fundraising, and so on.
The student will demonstrate:
1. An understanding of basic business and management skills applicable to the general needs of arts organizations.
2. An understanding of the general history of the significant role of the arts in a diverse range of cultures.
3. The knowledge, skills, and confidence to pursue, support, and/or direct creative endeavors.
4. The application of theory to practice via internship experience.
Note: This program includes course requirements from more than one discipline. For complete course descriptions for this minor, refer to each discipline within the Academic Catalog.