Jul 17, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Arts Administration Minor

The Arts Administration Minor consists of 21 credit hours distributed among courses in business, finance, and theatre, and three credit hours each from art, business, and communication. Students from all UM majors may minor in arts administration. The Arts Administration minor is designed for students with an interest in leading, managing and participating in arts organizations and activities across the arts sector. Course requirements encourage students to see the relationship between arts and culture, communication, public relations, business and finance, as well as the needs and challenges facing the contemporary entertainment industry. Experiential learning experiences in the form of applied credits provide students with hands-on learning opportunities that extend classroom learning into the campus arts community and provide students with professional experiences. Students graduating with an Arts Administration minor are prepared to work in a variety of settings within the arts sector and to successfully implement methodologies for arts program development and arts administration across a range of formal and informal, for-profit, nonprofit, and public arts organizations within a community.