Arts Administration Major Curriculum

The major, regardless of emphasis, requires 120 credits.  Each emphasis (art, dance, general, music, or theatre) must complete:

School of Fine and Performing Arts
General Education Requirements
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33

Arts Administration Core Requirements  |  View Descriptions

41
AAD-100Arts Administration Lab (7 Semesters)
0
AAD-121Arts Administration Intro3
AAD-202Arts Marketing & Communications3
AAD-203Arts Fundraising3
AAD-204Arts Outreach & Education
3
AAD-225Arts Practicum - Arts Patron Services2
AAD-308Legal Aspects of the Arts3
AAD-309Arts Events & Festivals Management3
AAD-350Arts Venue and Patron Services3
AAD-400Arts Politics & Policy3
AAD-401New York Arts Network
3
AAD-406 Arts Management Internship (2 Semesters)3
ACC-210Introduction to Accounting3
CBA-110Introduction to Business3

Arts Administration Electives
Choose 9 credits from the approved list to meet the requirements.

9

General Electives
Discipline-specific minor or 2nd major encouraged.

18

Arts Emphases Options
Please choose from the following: 
19
Art Emphasis Requirements20*
AAD-205Survey of Arts Institutions 2
ART-227Gallery Management3
ART-103Fundamentals of Drawing3
ART-493Drawing at the Museum3
ART-104
or
ART-106
Survey of Art History I
 
Survey of Art History II
3
AAD-325
Practicum II - Service to the Field
6
*Additional credit applies to general electives 
Dance Emphasis Requirements19
AAD-205Survey of Arts Institutions 2
AAD-307Touring & Production Management3
DAN-350History of Ballet, Modern & Jazz3
THE-218Stagecraft3
DAN-151/152Modern/Pilates1
DAN-100Ballet (level placement required)0.5
DAN-100Hip Hop (level placement required)0.5
AAD-325
Practicum II - Service to the Field (3-6) and/or a combination with dance production credits (210D)6
General Emphasis Requirements 20*
AAD-205 Survey of Arts Institutions 2
AAD-307
or
ART-227
Touring & Production
 
Gallery Management
3
Choose from arts discipline - Studio/performance/production course 3
MUS-106 or 206 and/or THE-106 and/or DAN-350 and/or ART-104 or 106 6
AAD-325 Arts Practicum II - Service to the Field (3) plus a second section of practicum or combination of production credits in a discipline(s) (3) 6
*Additional credit applies to general electives
Music Emphasis Requirements19
AAD-306Arts & Business of Recording3
AAD-307Touring & Production Management3
MUS-106Survey of Music History II3
or 
MUS-206History of Pop/Rock II3
MUS-213Digital Composition of Pop Music I3
MUS/CR/SMMusic Ensemble
(AAD Ensemble, Choir/Chorale, Band)
4
AAD-325
Practicum II - Service to the Field 3
Theater Emphasis Requirements19-20*
AAD-205Survey of Arts Institutions 2
AAD-307Touring & Production Management3
THE-106Theater History since 17003
THE-115Stagecraft3
THE-110Acting I3
or 
THE-217Stage Design
(THE 115 should be taken before 217) 
6
 
AAD-325
Practicum II - service to the field (3-6) and/or a combination with theater production credits (THE127 or MTR-493T)
*Additional credit applies to general electives 
TOTAL CREDITS 120