Arts Administration Minor

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Arts Administration Minor

The minor in arts administration is designed to give students in the fine and performing arts a base knowledge and skill set that can be applied to a wide range of job opportunities related to arts management and administration. It has also been created for students enrolled in the Peter T. Paul School of Business, as well as majors in other disciplines, to expand their knowledge base in the fine and performing arts area of their greatest interest. These courses are combined with specific classes in arts administration to prepare students for opportunities within the non-profit and for-profit arts sectors. Students who major in theatre or one if its theatre or dance options may minor in arts administration provided no more than 8 credits are used to satisfy both major and minor requirements.

Contact Michael Wood, (603) 862-3038, mike.wood@unh.edu.

Contact

Michael Wood

Administrative Manager
Phone: (603) 862-3038
Office: Theatre & Dance, Paul Creative Arts Center Rm D22AB, Durham, NH 03824

Curriculum & Requirements

Required Courses
ACFI 501Survey of Accounting4
or ADMN 502 Financial Accounting
MKTG 550Survey of Marketing4
or ADMN 585 Marketing
THDA 541Art and Theatre Administration4
Elective Courses8
For students pursuing majors in The Peter T Paul School of Business or the fine and performing arts division of COLA: Two elective courses from the following list (electives must be taken outside your home college). For all other students, two elective courses from the following list. At least one elective course must be in the fine or performing arts.
Introductory Digital Photography
Special Topics in Studio Art (Intro to Graphic Design)
Topics (Thinking Like an Entrepreneur, Developing Leaders for the 21st Century, Negotiations, Human Resource Management)
Promotion and Advertising
Foundations of Personal Selling
Topics in Marketing (Understanding Your Customer)
Personal Finance
Introduction to the Art of Acting
Stagecraft
Ballet I
Theatre Dance I
Stage Properties
Stage Lighting Design and Execution
Musical Theatre I
Stage Management
Total Credits20

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