The Arts Management and Entrepreneurship (AME) minor is designed for students seeking a career in the arts who also want to develop skills in management, legal and ethical practices, marketing, self-promotion, and entrepreneurship. Students will also learn best practices in arts leadership and advocacy so they can make a difference in their communities.
You can find all current classes for the Arts Management and Entrepreneurship minor here.
Students are required to complete the following courses (22 credit hours):
ACCT 215 - Principles of Accounting I (3)
ARTS 310 - Arts and Ideas (3-4) (designated topics)
IST 200 - Ideas to Action (2)
MGMT 130 - Introductory Seminar in Organizations (2)
MGMT 250 - Marketing Principles (4)
MGMT 360 - Foundations of Entrepreneurship (2)
An additional six hours must be completed. Students can choose from the following courses:
ARTH 420 - Museum Studies (4)
DRAM 220 - Stage Management (2)
ECON 101 - Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
ECON 102 - Principles of Microeconomics (3)
ECON 306 - Managerial Finance (3)
LANG 354 - Professional Writing (4)
MCOM 104 - Media, Ethics and Society (4)
MCOM 201 - Basic Journalism (4)
MCOM 293 - Mass Media Workshop (2-4) (designated topics only)
MCOM 294 - Mass Media Workshop (2-4) (designated topics only)
MCOM 295 - Mass Media Workshop (2-4) (designated topics only)
MCOM 393 - Issues in Media Studies (4) (designated topics only)
MCOM 394 - Issues in Media Studies (4) (designated topics only)
MCOM 395 - Issues in Media Studies (4) (designated topics only)
MGMT 230 - Organizational Behavior and Theory (4)
MGMT 300 - Legal and Ethical Environment (4)
MGMT 363 - The Entrepreneurial Experience (2)
MUSC 382 - Music Industry and Business I (3)
MUSC 383 - Music Industry and Business II (3)
NM 101 - Digital Design Principles (4)
NM 231 - Introduction to Web Page and Interactive Design (4)
One-half of the hours required for a minor must be completed in residence at UNC Asheville, to include at least 6 hours at the 300-400 level. Students must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 on minor courses taken at UNC Asheville.
For details about the minor requirements, visit catalog.unca.edu.
How to Declare the Minor
Declaring a minor in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Arts Management and Entrepreneurship requires the student to complete a Declaration of Minor Form that must be signed by the director. Students must complete LANG 120 before declaring a major.
Program Director Contact Information
Laura Bond, Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Drama
120 Whitesides Hall, CPO 1820