Arts Entrepreneurship (Certificate)

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Arts entrepreneurship is an emerging transdisciplinary field that harnesses the skills and mindset of the entrepreneur to empower artists to create work that is meaningful, sustainable and oriented to community and market need. Students across art, dance, design, film, music and theatre disciplines benefit from the business, marketing and organizational skills offered by certificate courses as applied specifically to and within the arts.

Program offered

Arts Entrepreneurship (Certificate)

Offered by
Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts


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All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:

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Program requirements

The undergraduate certificate in arts entrepreneurship consists of 15 credits. A grade of "B" or better is required in HDA 252 and a grade of "C" or better is required in all other courses.
Core -- 3 credit hours
Arts Business Course (select two) -- 6 credit hours
Arts Policy, Community or Social Engaged Arts Course (select two) -- 6 credit hours
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this certificate.