Arts Administration and Museum Leadership

Courses

AAML 525 Legal and Ethical Issues in Arts and Culture 3.0 Credits

This course explores legal and ethical issues in the arts and cultural sector, including copyright, trademark, intellectual property, contracts, advocacy and lobbying, conflicts of interest, nonprofit and for-profit governance, boards of directors, governing documents, the US legal system, mission statements and organizational purpose, and obscenity and defamation.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

AAML 550 Management Techniques in Arts and Cultural Organizations 3.0 Credits

This course examines the theory and practice of managing arts and cultural organizations including strategic human resource management, managing boards and consultants, regulatory and compliance practices, and management approaches for organizational effectiveness.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

AAML 560 Marketing & Engagement in Arts and Cultural Orgs. 3.0 Credits

This course emphasizes the methods that arts and cultural organizations use to develop their strategies for engaging their communities, understanding current and potential audiences, and building an audience base that responds to an organization’s artistic mission. Students will study the theory and practice of strategic marketing and communications management.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

AAML 575 Revenue Development in Arts and Cultural Orgs. 3.0 Credits

This course explores how arts and cultural entities attract financial resources, and the kinds of money needed for different purposes and types of cultural organizations, including museums. Topics covered include donor cultivation and stewardship, capitalization, grantwriting and the grants process, earned income, contributed income, public funding, and recent trends in fund development.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

AAML 610 Financial Accounting in Arts and Cultural Orgs. 3.0 Credits

This course covers accounting principles, accounting procedures and internal control, forecasting, balance sheet analysis, budgeting procedures, and financial reporting for non-profit arts and cultural organizations.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ACCT 110 [Min Grade: D]

AAML 660 Technology Tools for Arts and Cultural Managers 3.0 Credits

This course enables students to understand, use, and deploy technology systems and tools to advance an arts and cultural organization’s mission and vision. Students will research and explore trends and developments in electronic marketing, social media, website design, audience engagement strategies, and customer relationship management. This course will have a particular focus on analytics and data-driven decision-making as well as cultivating an understanding of the participatory nature of contemporary arts experiences.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

AAML 680 Leadership, Strategy & Planning in Arts and Cult. 3.0 Credits

This course explores leadership theory and practice, strategic thinking and planning, and the theory and practice of organizational and program planning in the arts, culture, and creative industries, including museums. It provides an opportunity for students to reflect on their orientation to the field, what they have learned through their studies, and individual self-awareness / leadership style.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

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