Arts Administration, B.A.

Overall Requirements

  • 122 credit hours, to include at least 36 credits at or above the 300 course level
  • Minimum grade of C required for all courses to count toward the major.
  • A minimum of 31 credits in residence at UNC Greensboro:
    • 12 credits must be in the major field
    • 9 credits must be in the minor

Degree Program Requirements

University Requirements
General Education Core Requirements (GEC)

Major Requirements

Core Courses18
Arts Admin and Entrepreneurship
AAD 301
Arts and Entrepreneurship: Career Strategies for Artists
Introduction to Entrepreneurial Finance
Financial Accounting
Ideas to Opportunities: Feasibility Analysis
The Nonprofit Sector and Governance
The Arts as Human Experience
Arts-Related Courses12
12 s.h. chosen from the courses with an ARH, ART, DCE, MUP, MUS, VPA, or THR prefix.
CVPA Electives6
Select an additional 6 credits in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at the 200 level or above.
Capstone Experience3
VPA 498

Arts Administration majors should consider the available minors in Art, Business, Communication Studies, Dance, Drama, Entrepreneurship, Media Studies, Music, Political Science, or Technical Theatre.

Recommended Electives

Recommended electives related to Arts Management include the courses listed below.

Financial Accounting
Financial Statement Preparation and Disclosures
Start Something
Introduction to the Entrepreneurial Experience
Ideas to Opportunities: Feasibility Analysis
Organizational Leadership
Opportunities to Action: Business Plan
Entrepreneurial Leadership
Social Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurial/Small Business Management
Introduction to Communication Studies
Communication and Community
Relational Communication
Communicating Ethically
Organizational Communication
Deliberation and Decision Making
Persuasion and Social Influence
Intercultural Communication
Communication and Workplace Relationships
Communication and Public Relations: Strategies and Innovations
Small Group and Team Communication
Leisure and American Lifestyles
CTR 201
Leisure for Older Adults
Strategic Community Leadership
Meeting and Event Planning and Management
Special Event Management
Economics of a Global Sustainable Society ††
Introduction to Economics ††
Principles of Microeconomics ††
Principles of Macroeconomics ††
Entrepreneurship in a Sustainable Global Environment
Creativity, Innovation, and Vision
Creative Space: The Meeting of Art and Entrepreneurship
Ideas to Opportunities: Feasibility Analysis
Design Thinking and/or Entrepreneurial Thinking
Entrepreneurial Finance
Opportunities to Action: Business Plan
Entrepreneurial Leadership
Social Entrepreneurship
Restaurant Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurial Marketing
Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Community Leadership
Entrepreneurial/Small Business Management
Introduction to Entrepreneurial Finance
Business Finance I
Entrepreneurial Finance
Business Computing I
Management of Organizations
Principles of Marketing
Entrepreneurial Marketing
Introduction to Public Policy ††
Public Administration
The Nonprofit Sector and Governance
Topics in Public Affairs
Nonprofit Management and Leadership
Psychology of Art, Creativity, and Genius
Introduction to Sociology ††
Sociology of Work Organizations

College of Visual and Performing Arts Minor Requirement    

Students pursuing a B.A. degree in the College of Visual and Performing Arts must also complete all requirements in a minor area of study that is different from their declared major field. Students may select minors in or outside the College of Visual and Performing Arts, and students are encouraged to seek advice from CVPA advisors when making this choice. Any B.A. student who is pursuing a double major is exempt from this requirement. See the Minor Requirement topic on the College of Visual and Performing Arts page for more information.

Electives

Electives sufficient to complete the 122 credit hours required for the degree.