When you enroll at Susquehanna, you’ll be paired with an advisor and application tool to guide you in your course planning and scheduling. The following is an excerpt from the complete course catalog. Enrolled students follow the requirements of the course catalog for the academic year in which they declare each major and/or minor, consult with their advisor(s) and the Academic Planning Tool.
- Students will learn how fundamental business principles are applied to the philosophy and practice of arts operations.
- Students will gain an understanding of the professional ethics and personnel management issues associated with working in the fine arts.
The interdisciplinary minor in Arts Administration is designed for students with a strong interest in pursuing arts operations careers or enhancing their academic study of arts-related disciplines from a business perspective. Through this minor, students will learn how foundational business principles are applied to the philosophy and practice of arts operations, and gain an understanding of the professional ethics and personnel management issues associated with working in the fine arts.
The Minor in Arts Administration is appropriate for those considering careers in performing arts administration, arts education, museum operations, drama literary management, artistic direction and music administration.
Double-counting restriction for interdisciplinary minors
Only 8 semester hours of this minor may be double-counted toward the student’s major.
Requirements for the Minor in Arts Administration
4 ACCT-200 Financial Accounting
4 MGMT-240 Principles of Management
4 MUSC-275 Intro to Arts Leadership
4 Choose from the following:
THEA-100 Introduction to Theatre
MUSC-101 Introduction to Music
MUSC-250 Music of the Classic and Romantic Eras
8 Choose from:
THEA-160 Theatrical Design Fundamentals or THEA-340 Stage Mgmt & Theatre Operations
MGMT-290 Nonprofit Management or MKTG-280 Marketing
COMM-211 Intro to Advertising and Public Relations or ENGL-299 Professional & Civic Writing