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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Arts Entrepreneurship and Curatorial Studies Minor

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The Minor offers students hands-on, practical, field experience to propel them toward careers as professional artists, curators, members of non-profit arts organizations, or creative enterprise commercial business owners. The minor explores the current hybrid nature of arts-related careers (e.g. careers as curators, artists, business owners, administrators, etc.) and support the values and realities behind the impulse to address the professional synthesis of arts administration, exhibition making, scholarship, production and marketing.

Requirements for the Minor in Arts Entrepreneurship and Curatorial Studies (23 Credits)

Students who want to minor in Studio Art should consult with the Department Chair. BFA and BA art & design majors can only double count 2 courses when completing this minor. The remainder of the requirements for the minor must be completed in addition to the requirements for the normal BA or BFA degrees in studio art, art history, scientific illustration and art therapy.

One (1) of the following Art History courses (4 credits)

One (1) of the following Studio Art courses (3 credits)

Apprenticeship (4 Credits)

Students can do one 4 credit or two 2 credit apprenticeships.


Course work for the particular field of study must be completed prior to signing up for apprenticeships. For example student signing up for a Curatorial Apprenticeship must first complete AH 323 Contemporary Curatorial Practices . (Prerequisites for each apprenticeship are listed below in parentheses.)

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