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Arts Administration Major

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The arts administration major provides students with an interdisciplinary education focused around themes important to the arts and arts administration including management in live theatres; museums; galleries; festivals; cultural entrepreneurship endeavors; and the television, film and recording industry.

Courses include real-world projects with local arts agencies to better prepare students for internships and careers in the field.

The major is jointly administered with the Art and Art HistoryMusicTheatre, and English departments. Courses include real-world projects with local arts agencies to better prepare students for internships and careers in the field.

All arts administration majors are required to major in one additional area, or minor in two areas (one of which must be an arts discipline*), of the following:

Majors:

  • Art History
  • Fine Arts
  • Graphic and Digital Arts
  • Music
  • Theatre
  • Writing

Minors:

  • Art History
  • Fine Arts
  • Graphic and Digital Arts
  • Music
  • Theatre
  • Writing

The hours required in the Arts Administration major in addition to all other hours required by the general education curriculum and the student’s chosen discipline can readily be accomplished within a four-year plan.


The arts administration major must complete 39 hours of coursework.

All prerequisites must be completed prior to enrollment in the following courses: