Arts Entrepreneurship Certificate Program

College of Performing and Visual Arts

Certificate Requirements — 12 Credits

The Certificate will consist of 12 credits – 6 credits within the major areas and 6 credits of required coursework. The majority of the coursework will count within their majors, thus enabling students to earn the certificate without creating problems from assuming a large amount of coursework outside the major. Each certificate will share a common coursework, as well as individual courses unique to a student’s own artistic discipline. This certificate will prepare students for success in the highly competitive and ever-evolving world of the professional performing and visual arts.

The Arts Entrepreneurship Certificate Program is open to undergraduate students with declared majors in Art and Design B.A. – Art Emphasis, Art and Design B.A. – Art History Emphasis, Art and Design B.A. – Visual Communication Design Emphasis, Music B.A. – Liberal Arts Emphasis, Music B.M. – Business Emphasis, Music B.M. – Composition Emphasis, Music B.M. – Instrumental Performance Emphasis, Music B.M. – Jazz Studies Emphasis, Music B.M. – Piano Emphasis, Music B.M. – Vocal Performance Emphasis, Musical Theatre B.A., Theatre Arts B.A, and others with permission from the College of Performing and Visual Arts.

Certificate Requirements

Required Credits — 6 credits

BAMG 355Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship

3

PVA 210Introduction to Arts Entrepreneurship

3

Choose one of the following elective areas:

Art and Design — 6 credits

ART 301The Working Artist: Preparation

3

ART 401The Working Artist: Practicum

3

NOTE: BAMK 260 may be substituted for an elective credit with permission.

Music — 6 credits

MUS 209Introduction to Music Technology

2

MUS 343Recording Techniques

2

MUS 460Survey of the Music Business

2

NOTE: BAMK 260 may be substituted for an elective credit with permission.

Recommended, but not required:

MUS 211Careers in Music

1

Theatre Arts and Dance — 6 credits

Choose from the following based upon the major concentration within the School of Theatre Arts and Dance:

THEA 241Seminar in Theatre Arts Management

3

THEA 323Digital Media

3

THEA 450Design and Technology Practicum

3

THEA 464Audition Techniques

3

THEA 465LA Showcase Class

3

MT 465Musical Theatre Workshop

3

NOTE: THEA 465 and MT 465 are audition only.

NOTE: BAMK 260 may be substituted for an elective credit with permission.