School of Business | Majors and Courses

  • Entertainment Industry Management

    Bachelor's Degree in Entertainment Industry Management

    Entertainment Industry Management, a program of study in the Dean School of Business (DSB), combines courses from the DSB and the School of the Arts and prepares you for a management position in the worlds of entertainment, sports, and arts and culture. You will learn core business skills including negotiations and marketing along with key knowledge involving venue management, media and arts law, and event planning. You will also have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience at organizations like WGBH-TV in Boston, the Providence Performing Arts Center, Kraft Sports + Entertainment, the Boston Ballet, and others. 

    Course Sequence

    Entertainment Industry Management

    MAJOR (67-70 credits) Credits
    ACCT 103
    Financial Accounting
    3
    ECO 150
    Principles of Economics
    3
    BUS 123
    Foundations of Business
    3
    BUS 235
    Principles of Marketing
    3
    BUS 321
    Entrepreneurship
    3
    BUS 325
    Principles of Finance and Budgeting
    3
    BUS 337
    Organizational Behavior
    3
    BUS 341
    Statistical Analysis and Decision Making
    3
    BUS 346
    Negotiations
    3
    AMGT 101
    The Arts and Entertainment World
    3
    AMGT 102
    Principles of Arts and Entertainment Management
    3
    AMGT/SMGT 203
    Venue Management
    3
    AMGT 302
    Event Planning
    3
    AMGT 317
    Arts and Entertainment Law
    3
    HLS 226
    Sport & Special Events Security Management
    3
    CAR 200
    The Internship Preparation Seminar
    1
    CAR 300
    The Internship Experience
    12-15
    AMGT/BUS 405
    Leading the Organization
    3
    AMGT/BUS 450
    Senior Seminar
    3
    BUS 495
    Business Policy and Strategic Management
    3
    CORE (43 credits) Credits
    ENG 111
    Composition I
    3
    ENG 112
    Composition II
    3
    SPC 101
    Communication Fundamentals
    3
    ENG 332
    Strategic Writing for Managers
    3
    COM 327
    Applied Professional Communication
    3
    ART ELECTIVE
    Core Distribution Arts Elective
    3
    HUMANITIES ELECTIVE
    Humanities Elective
    3
    LAB SCIENCE ELECTIVE
    Lab Science Elective
    4
    MATH ELECTIVE
    Math Elective
    3
    NATURAL SCIENCE AND MATH ELECTIVE
    Natural Sciences and Mathematics Elective
    3
    SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE
    Social Sciences Elective
    3
    ELE
    upper-division liberal arts electives (from outside the major)
    9
    ELECTIVES (8-11 credits) Credits
    ELE
    Open Electives
    8-11
    TOTAL CREDITS 121 Credits
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