Arts Administration (AAD)
AAD 202 Arts Admin and Entrepreneurship 3
Introduces foundational skills for successful management, launching and growth of arts organizations. Topics include strategy, organizational structure, new venture launch, entrepreneurship, market analysis, marketing, fundraising and audience engagement.
Notes: Same as ENT 202.
AAD 301 Arts Management 3
Introduction to arts management for nonprofit arts organizations and arts businesses. Topics include strategy, management and leadership principles, marketing, fundraising, and financial management.
AAD 310 Managing and Leading in the Arts 3
Students will learn about their own work style and best practices of leading and managing people and teams in the specific context of arts and creative organizations.
Prerequisites: AAD/ENT 202 Arts Administration or permission of instructor.
AAD 320 Arts Marketing 3
Marketing, sales and public relations strategy, planning and tactics for arts organizations and businesses.
AAD 321 Fundraising in the Arts 3
Fundraising strategy, planning and tactics for arts organizations including grant research and writing, solicitation and donor retention tactics.
AAD 380 Introduction to Art Museum Studies 3
Introduces the functions of key art museum departments (Administration, Curatorial, Registration, Preparation/Installation, Education, Marketing, and Visitor Services/Security) and examines how they intersect to develop exhibitions, engage visitors, and build audiences.
Notes: Same as ARH 380.
AAD 381 Intro to Art Museum Collections 3
For students interested in working in art museums. Topics include collection care, development, and utilization as well as museum organizational structures. Assignments include readings, discussions, lectures, and field trips.
Notes: Same as ARH 381.
AAD 450 Careers in Arts Administration 2
Career paths and career planning for students entering the arts administration field.
AAD 455 Arts and Entrepreneurship: Career Strategies for Artists 3
Overview of professional performing arts career management tools. Students learn the basics of applying entrepreneurship skills and strategies to starting and sustaining an arts-related business.
Prerequisites: ARAD, DANC, DRAM, MEDU, MUSI, or PRFM major. or permission of instructor;
AAD 475 Independent Study 1-3
Independent directed study or research in arts administration with faculty supervision in area of special interest.
AAD 478 Variable Topics in Arts Administration 1-3
Advanced level arts administration course with a topical focus.
Notes: May be repeated for up to 12 credits total.
AAD 493 Honors Work 3-6
Independent study course as required for Disciplinary Honors in Arts Administration. Student will complete Senior Honors Project.
Notes: May be repeated for up to 6 credit hours.
AAD 498 Internship in Arts Administration and Entrepreneurship 3
Supervised work experience pre-approved that requires regularly scheduled hours in an entrepreneurial arts organization. The course meets online throughout the semester and requires reading, writing, and oral communication assignments.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.
Notes: Same as ENT 498.