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Arts Entrepreneurship Minor

Through the Arts Entrepreneurship minor, students will be able to develop entrepreneurial and managerial skills necessary to succeed as creative individuals in the increasingly complex economic environment of contemporary art-making. Students will attain business acumen and expertise necessary to operate arts and cultural institutions in the specific role of arts administrator. They will exhibit the critical and creative skills needed by policy makers and the knowledge of varied cultural, social, and economic realities impacting contemporary art disciplines, creative sector collaborations, and the role of art in society.

Required Courses

Entrepreneurship Courses (6 credit hours)

  • BUSMHR 2500: Entrepreneurship
  • BUSMHR 3510: New Venture Creation

Creative Enterprise Courses (9 credit hours)

  • ARTEDUC 3690: Art Entrepreneurship
  • ARTEDUC 3680: Exploring the Creative Industry: Art Issues in the 21st Century OR ARTEDUC 3681: Managing Non-Profit Arts Organizations: Balancing Continuity and Change
  • ARTEDUC 5683: Developing Arts Careers: Positioning Passion

Minor Requirements

  • A minimum grade of C- for each course taken in the minor;
  • A minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA; and
  • Course work graded Pass/Non-Pass cannot count toward the minor.