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University Center for the Arts, room 120A
Through the minor, you will enhance your major by learning within an arts-based curriculum that teaches you leadership skills:
RECOMMENDED MAJOR PAIRINGS
A minor in Arts Leadership and Administration complements many majors at CSU. There is no limit to what works with this degree program, but we feel that the following majors pair well with a minor in Arts Leadership and Administration. Come by and speak with our Program Advisor about how a minor in Arts Managment will work with your major.
- BA in Art History
- Communication Studies
- Business – management concentration
- Business – marketing concentration
- Journalism and media communications
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Music Performance
- BA in Music
- Theatre Performance
- Theatre Design and Technology
- General Theatre
- BA in Dance
- Art (all concentrations)
Our classes are designed to provide arts management training for the undergraduate student. Our students learn leadership, business and entrepreneurial skills in the arts, competitive skills in the 21st century job market, and arts advocacy. We believe that these classes will cultivate an audience for the present and future of the arts. We provide real-world experience in partnership with arts organizations, a learning environment that allows for creative thinking and entrepreneurial skills that may lead to new collaborations in the arts and entertainment industries. Through this minor, students will prepare themselves for career paths in creative industries and redefine what success in an arts career looks like for them.
LEAP 200 Advocacy in the Visual and Performing Arts 3 credits, AUCC- 3C
The importance of the role of advocacy for the arts, issues of censorship, public funding, arts education, and artists’ advocacy through the arts
LEAP 220 Technology and the Arts in the 21st Century 3 credits
Utilizing technology to better serve arts creation, arts marketing and promotion.
LEAP 300 Arts Outreach and Community 3 credits
Research, development and production of arts outreach projects; team projects for community engagement.
LEAP 310 Creating and Managing a Career in the Arts 3 credits
Training artists to create careers as entrepreneurs through self-promotion, career development, media, networking, and fiscal awareness/understanding.
LEAP 487/492 Internship and Internship Seminar 3 credits
Field internship at local, regional or national arts organization and accompanying seminar on campus
ECON 101 Economics of Social Issues 3 credits
Economic analysis of poverty, crime, education, and other social issues. Basics of macro, micro, and political economy
ACT 205 Fundamentals of Accounting 3 credits
Understanding of financial statements to support financial and managerial decision making.
MGT 340 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship 3 credits
Concepts of entrepreneurship and role of entrepreneurs in the economy.
Program Total = 24 credits