Arts Management (Certificate)
The Certificate in Arts Management bridges the gap between fine arts leadership and business leadership. Basic business skills are provided to supplement fine arts knowledge. This program benefits fine and performing arts majors who are interested in learning about the business aspects of their fields. Admission and advising are provided jointly by the College of Business Administration and the creative or performing arts departments of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
Sixteen (16) semester hours of courses in business and fine arts are required to obtain the certificate. The program of study is as follows:
Arts Experience A minimum of 15 semester hours of course work or equivalent practical experience in one of the creative/performing arts
2. Required core courses (6 semester hours):
3. Electives (10 semester hours):
Ten hours chosen from any of the following electives, with at least one course chosen from each of the elective areas (Business and Art). The final choice of electives must be approved by an adviser.
- FIN 351 Introduction to Financial Management
- GAD 250 Business Communication *
- MKT 441 Integrated Marketing Communications
- MLR 340 Human Resource Management
- MLR 443 Entrepreneurship
- OMS 311 Introduction to Production Management
- ART 405 Museology: Introduction to Museum Studies - Exhibition Planning and Design
- COM 225 Media Writing
- COM 357 Principles of Public Relations
- DRA 381 Theatre Organization and Management
- DRA 490 Professional Theater Internship
- ENG 301 Advanced Expository Writing
- ENG 390 Literary Magazine
- UST 410 Proposal Writing and Program Development
Other elective courses as approved by the various departments.
Note: Several of the courses listed above have prerequisites which must be satisfied in order to take the courses.
For information on specific courses, contact the appropriate department: Art 216-687-2040, Creative Writing 216-687-4522, Dance Company 216-687-4883, Marketing 216-687-4771, Music 216-687-2301, Theater Arts 216-875-9662.
Interested students should obtain a form called the "Arts Management Checklist," available from the Department of Marketing, to track their progress in the program.