Bachelor of Arts in Art Management

Consistent with the mission of Albertus Magnus College to provide an education that promotes the pursuit of truth in all of its dimensions and is practical in its application, the Bachelor of Arts in Art Management combines a liberal arts core curriculum and an interdisciplinary blend of managerial, artistic, business and communications courses. The program enables students to develop their understanding and expertise in visual arts and prepares them to assume management positions in organizations dedicated to the visual arts, pursue careers as artists, or gain acceptance into a graduate program.

Through successful completion of the Art Management Program, students will:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the history of the visual arts.
  2. Demonstrate advanced undergraduate expertise in one of the following areas: art history, studio art, graphic design, or photography.
  3. Possess the knowledge and skills necessary to assume management positions in organizations dedicated to the visual arts.

A B.A in Arts Management can lead to exciting careers in:

Art gallery administration

Community arts organizations

Art center and art festival management

Arts related public relations and marketing

Curatorial work in art galleries, museums and non-profit organizations

Program Of Study (60 Credits)

I. Understand the History of the Visual Arts (take 6 credits)

AH 230 Art History I

AH 231 Art History II

AH 322 Art History III

II. Demonstrate Advanced Undergraduate Expertise in One of the Following Areas: Art History, Studio Art, Graphic Design, or Photography: Choice of six three-credit courses (excluding Art History I&II) in one of the following concentrations, at least one of which is at the 300 level: Art History, Studio Art, Graphic Design, Photography. (18 credits)

III. Possess the Knowledge and Skills Necessary to Assume Management Positions in Organizations Dedicated to the Visual Arts. (36 credits)

Art Management Courses (60 credits)

AM 111 Introduction to Art Management

AM 315 Grants and Fundraising

AM 380 Art Management Internship

AM 351 Museum and Curatorial Studies

BE 135W Business Communications

BE 161 Financial Accounting

BE 204 Principles of Macroeconomics

BE 334 Business Law

MG 131 Principles of Management

MG 231 Principles of Marketing

CIS 301W Technology and the Arts

AM 129 Art Space Management