Arts Administration (Minor)
Arts Administration (Minor)
What is arts administration?
accounting, marketing and business administration and other critical areas that help prepare students for careers in the nonprofit and for-profit arts sectors. The knowledge acquired in this minor is also designed to be applied to the development, funding,marketing and management of projects created by fine and performing artists. diverse field of arts management and arts entrepreneurship. You’ll gain experience in
Why study arts administration at UNH?
winning faculty, the UNH Department of Theatre and Dance offers more than 25 performance opportunities annually in musicals, plays or dance concerts, including student productions, where you can gain experience in all aspects of arts administration. Our Cultural Stages program brings acclaimed playwrights and other theatre artists from around the world to UNH. Our January study-abroad program offers a 10-day experience of London theatre with insights into politics and society. The Paul College of Business and Economics is one of the nation’s top ranked business schools with renowned faculty in the areas of marketing, management, and finance and accounting. -
Potential career areas
- Arts organization directing
- Company management
- Production accounting
- Youth programming
Curriculum & Requirements
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, administration and entrepreneurship in the creative economy. 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 nonprofit 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.
|ACC 501||Survey of Accounting||4|
|or ADMN 502||Financial Accounting|
|MKTG 530||Survey of Marketing||4|
|or ADMN 585||Marketing|
|THDA 541||Arts Administration and Entrepreneurship||4|
|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 unless indicated). For all other students, two elective courses from the following list. At least one elective course must be in the fine or performing arts.|
|Topics in Art History|
|Introduction to Art History|
|Principles of Design 1|
|Introductory Digital Photography|
|Topics in Management (Thinking Like an Entrepreneur, Negotiations)|
|Leadership in the 21st Century|
|Human Resource Management|
|Promotion and Advertising|
|Foundations of Personal Selling|
|Topics in Marketing (Understanding Your Customer)|
|Introduction to the Art of Acting|
|Theatre Dance I|
|Stage Lighting Design and Execution|
|Acting The Song|
|Internship in Theatre and Dance 2|
This course can be taken by students pursuing majors in the fine and performing arts division of COLA. This course cannot also be used toward completion of any major in Art and Art History.
This course can be taken by students pursuing majors in the fine and performing arts division of COLA. This course cannot also be used toward completion of the Theatre & Dance major. Course must be specifically focused on Arts Administration.