Curriculum

Art Management Courses (60 credits)

AH 230 Art History I

A survey of painting, sculpture, and architecture of the Western World from prehistory to the Renaissance. This course investigates aesthetic and technical developments in art and architecture and their relationship to the social, political, and cultural growth of Western civilization. It is designed to introduce students to new perspectives through the visual language of art history. General Education choice for Part A. Generally offered once a year. 3 credits

AH 231 Art History II

A continuation of Art History I, the survey of Western painting, sculpture, and architecture from the Renaissance to the present examines the varied styles and expressions of the l6th-l9th centuries, explores major modernist and postmodernist movements of the 20th-21st century, and serves as a foundation for further study of the history of art. General Education choice for Part A. Generally offered once a year. 3 credits

AM 111 Introduction to Art Management

Through this course, students will gain an understanding of the theory and practice of art management in non-profit and for-profit organizations. Generally offered annually. 3 credits

AM 315 Grants and Fundraising

Through this course, students will gain insight into best practices for developing and pursuing grant opportunities and engaging in fundraising for non-profit organizations. Topics covered include: identifying fundraising needs and goals, developing a fundraising plan, identifying grant opportunities, evaluating when it is appropriate to seek a grant, and aligning fundraising strategies and goals with institutional mission. P: AM 111. Generally offered every other year. 3 credits

AM 380 Art Management Internship

Program of supervised practical experience in arts management in a field related to the student's course of study. P: AM 111; AM 315; Junior standing. 3 credits

BE 135W Business Communications

This introductory course in written and oral communications will enable students to become more effective business communicators. Special focus is given to selecting and using visual aids and PowerPoint to enhance presentations. This course meets the "W" course requirement. This course is generally offered twice each year. 3 credits

BE 161 Financial Accounting

In this introductory course, we will introduce students to accounting principles and procedures, and to the processes by which financial transactions are recorded, classified, and analyzed to help business decision-makers. Students will learn to prepare and interpret financial statements. This course is generally offered once a year. 3 credits

BE 204 Principles of Macroeconomics

This course will review, analyze, and provide experiences on how changing United States workforce demographics create new demands, challenges, and opportunities for employees, managers, and organizations. An examination of biases, social conditioning, and stereotyping of students and employees will also be explored. Students will learn how to manage the change of organizations, others, and themselves for improvement. General Education choice for Part C. This course is offered when there is sufficient demand. 3 credits

BE 334 Business Law

In this course, we study the basic legal principles that guide business relationships. Emphasis is placed on examination of the Uniform Commercial Code, contracts, sales, commercial paper, negotiable instruments, and business organizations. This course is generally offered twice each year. 3 credits

MG 131 Principles of Management

Students are introduced to the basic functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling the organization effectively and efficiently. Additional topics include social responsibility of the organization, decision-making, interpersonal skills, and organizational change. This course is generally offered once a year. 3 credits

MG 231 Principles of Marketing

This course introduces students to common methods of planning and implementing decisions with respect to product, price, promotion, and channels of distribution, as organizations strive to satisfy the needs and wants of the market while achieving the goals of the organization in a dynamic environment. This course is generally offered once a year. 3 credits

CIS 301W Technology and the Arts

This course includes all forms of creative expression and their evolution through digital technology. It demonstrates the connection between the arts, humanities and technology that continue to influence today's digital society. This course is generally offered every semester. General Education choice for Part C. 3 credits

AM 129 Art/Space Management

This course is designed for students to study and to discover how spaces are managed as facilitators of the promotion of art to the community. Offered when there is sufficient demand. 3 credits