Creative Arts Management Minor


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The Creative Arts Management Minor is structured around an interdisciplinary collaboration with the School of Business and the Faculty of Arts. Students will have the opportunity to select a combination of interconnected but flexible courses calculated to develop their visual literacy, as well as introduce them to the critical and business skills that will help them discover new career opportunities in the growing fields of arts management, film, media and other creative enterprises.

Students must complete a minimum of six courses from the list described below.

Required Courses
Students must complete the following:

  • ARTH 2207 - Studies in Art, Design and Visual Culture

One of:

  • ENTR 2301 - Innovation and the Entrepreneurial Experience
  • MGMT 2130 - Management Principles and Practices
  • SINV 2201 - Introduction to Social Innovation


Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Social Innovation

At least two of:

  • ENTR 3302 - Creativity for Entrepreneurial Practice
  • ENTR 3305 - The Art of the Pitch
  • MKTG 2150 - Introduction to Marketing
  • SINV 2201 - Introduction to Social Innovation
  • SINV 4401 - Civic Innovation *


The Arts
At least two of:

  • ARTH 1103 - The History of Art: Renaissance to the Present
  • ARTH 2207 - Studies in Art, Design and Visual Culture
  • ARTH 2209 - History of Modern Art from 1850 to 1920
  • ARTH 3309 - Modern Architecture
  • ARTH 3311 - Art, Revolution and Pop Culture
  • ARTH 3317 - Contemporary Art from 1970 to Today
  • CRWT 1118 - Introduction to Writing Fiction
  • CRWT 2268 - Creative Nonfiction and Travel Writing
  • FILM 1143 - Introduction to the Study of Film
  • FILM 2270 - American Independent Cinema
  • FILM 3701 - Studies in Film


  • Students must complete no more than three courses at the 1000-level and at least one course at the 3000-level or higher.
  • Students should be aware of registration in senior-level course options that may require successful completion of specific courses at the 1000-, 2000-, and/or 3000- level.

*This course requires one or more prerequisites outside of the minor.