Arts Management in Fine Arts

Undergraduate Program

For their Fine Arts concentration, students will study fundamental techniques in drawing and painting, as well as the related history and theory. Graduates from this concentration can expect to seek careers as practicing artists, art entrepreneurs, or as managers in museums, galleries, and related arts institutions.

Career Outlook

The overall job prospect for graduates majoring in arts management is steady. Students with a B.F.A. in arts management with a concentrate in fine arts have a wide variety of career options, including:

      • Art Administrator
      • Art Consultant
      • Art Educator
      • Art Exhibit Coordinator
      • Art Show Coordinator
      • Artist Representative
      • Artistic Director
      • Budget Director
      • Business Manager
      • Company Manager
      • Curator
      • Development Coordinator
      • Fundraiser
      • Gallery Owner
      • Marketing
      • Media Relations
      • Production Manager
How to Apply

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Curriculum Overview

The proposed curriculum for the BFA in Arts Management is a 120-semester credit program with three main components: major requirements (79 credits), general education core (32 credits), and free electives (9 credits).

Major Core Courses (79 Credits)

The major requirement consists of management core courses, major electives, and arts concentration courses. Management core provides students with training in business management, marketing, finance and accounting, as well as non-profit organization fundraising. 

Management Core (27 Credits) 

 

Course Code Course Title Credit(s)
ACC221 Financial Accounting 3 None
ACC222 Managerial Accounting 3 ACC221
AMG335 Fundraising for the Arts 3 None
AMG431 Business Plan Development 3 MKT201 & ACC222
BUS121 Fundamentals of Arts Management 3 None
BUS225 Finance for the Arts 3 None
BUS331 Arts and Entertainment Law 3 None
MGM331 Organizational Behavior 3 None
MKT201 Principles of Marketing 3 None
Major Electives (18 Credits) 

Choose a minimum of 9 Cr from the following list and the rest from either the following list or any ARH, ART, DRP, DSG, DAN, DAB, MUS course(s) in upper division

 

Course Code Course Title Credit(s)
AMG334 Public Relations for the Arts 3 None
BUS312 Digital Marketing for Artists 3 None
CIS101 Introduction to Computing 3 None
ECO211 Microeconomics 3 ECO101
ENG304 Writing for Media 3 ENG103
HRM301 Introduction to Human Resource Management 3 None
MGM432 Managing and Leading Organizations 3 MKT201
Senior Synthesis and Career Development (4 Credits)

 

Course Code Course Title Credit(s)
AMG455 Senior Project 4 Dept. Approval
AMG459 Arts Management Practicum 4 Dept. Approval
AMG469 Arts Management Internship 4 Dept. Approval
Art Form:  Fine Arts (30 Credits) 
History, Theory, and Literature

 

Course Code Course Title Credit(s)
ARH101 Art History I 3 None
ARH131 History of Graphic Design 3 None
ART111 Visual Literacy I 2 None
ART221 Debate and Argumentation 3 ENG103
DSG215 Design with Color 2 None
Techniques and Composition

Select a minimum of 17 Cr from the following course(s):



 

Course Code Course Title Credit(s)
ART101A Perspective A 2 None
ART101B Perspective B 2 ART101A
ART103 Introduction to Sculpture 2 None
ART107 Dynamic Composition 2 None
DRP101R Drawing I 4 None
DRP202R Drawing II 4 DRP101R
DRP302R Drawing III 4 DRP202R
DRP102A Painting A 2 None
DRP102B Painting B 2 None
DSG101 Design Studio I 3 None
DSG102 Design Studio II 3 DSG101
DSG201 Design Studio III 3 DSG102
DSG332 Advertising Design 3 DSG102
DSG334 Web Design 3 DSG102
General Education Core (32 credits)

All undergraduate students, regardless of their major, are required to acquire certain essential knowledge and skill sets by taking courses from the General Education Core. 

Students in the BFA in Fine Arts and Design program will achieve the “Natural Science,” “Arts & Aesthetics,” and “Health & Wellness” requirements through their major courses. 

As a result, a remainder of 32 general education credits will be needed to meet the general education requirements.

Free Electives (6 credits)

Students are free to choose 6 credits from any college level courses offered by the College.

Graduation Requirement 

The academic requirements for graduation are the successful completion of the curriculum with a grade point average of no less than 2.0. In addition, a graduate must have taken at least 50 percent of all courses from Fei Tian College.

Arts Management in Fine Arts Concentration