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Arts Entrepreneurship

The arts entrepreneurship minor is designed to equip you with the skills you need to run your own business and take charge of your own branding. Learn how to recognize creative opportunities, develop artistic products and promote yourself throughout the region and beyond.

You will complete 21 hours of coursework focused on the following:

  • Arts administration
  • Arts entrepreneurship
  • Finance & business
  • Legal issues
  • Management
  • Marketing & communication

In addition to focusing on management, finance, public relations, marketing and legal coursework, the minor develops foundational knowledge and skills related to arts and social sector nonprofit organizations. These skills include community organizing and advocacy; grant writing and fundraising; volunteer development and board relations; product development, promotion and visual branding, client and audience analysis, bookkeeping and cash flow planning and how to develop pricing models.

Professional practice is embedded into the minor, including field experiences through a practicum tailored to meet your career interests.

For course lists and program requirements, please refer to the undergraduate catalog.