School of the Arts Majors and Courses

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    Arts and Entertainment Management

    Arts and Entertainment Management

    Specializations:

    • Communications
    • Dance
    • Theatre
    • Individually Designed

    The Arts and Entertainment Management program at prepares students to be entrepreneurs, innovators in the arts and organizational leaders for arts-related businesses. Students will master critical skills in advocacy, communication, planning and work alongside high-profile organizations as Walt Disney World and Gillette Stadium. Dean College is proud of its formal partnership wit the Kraft Sports Group, where our students can complete their internship requirement. Other internship opportunities include Providence Performing Arts Center Boston Ballet, Fox 25 News and many other venues.

    Dean College School of Arts and the Palladino School of Dance host over 10 shows each year. These shows allow students to gain real-world exposure to the process of putting on a stage production from start to finish. In this fast-growing career path, you will find opportunities in film and TV, theater companies, event venues, music organizations, and more. You’ll learn to analyze and react as a manager to factors changing the industry. At Dean College, we prepare you for jobs for the future and for jobs that may not exist yet. 

    Course Sequence

    Arts and Entertainment Management

    MAJOR (39 credits) Credits
    AMGT 101
    The Arts and Entertainment World
    3
    AMGT 102
    Principles of Arts and Entertainment Management
    3
    AMGT 205
    Fundraising for Not-for-Profit Organizations
    3
    AMGT 203
    Venue Management
    3
    AMGT 317
    Arts and Entertainment Law
    3
    AMGT 405
    Leading the Organization
    3
    CAR 200
    The Internship Preparation Seminar
    1
    CAR 300
    The Internship Experience
    2
    AMGT 450
    Senior Seminar
    3
    ACCT 103
    Financial Accounting
    3
    ECO 150
    Principles of Economics
    3
    BUS 235
    Principles of Marketing
    3
    BUS 325
    Principles of Finance and Budgeting
    3
    BUS 337
    Organizational Behavior
    3
    CORE (43 credits) Credits
    ENG 111
    Composition I
    3
    ENG 112
    Composition II
    3
    SPC 101
    Communication Fundamentals
    3
    MTH 150
    Foundations of Quantitative Reasoning
    3
    BIO 180
    Human Biology
    4
    ART ELECTIVE
    Core Distribution Arts Elective
    3
    HUMANITIES ELECTIVE
    Humanities Elective
    3
    NATURAL SCIENCE AND MATH ELECTIVE
    Natural Sciences and Mathematics Elective
    3
    SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE
    Social Sciences Elective
    3
    ENG 331
    Writing for the Arts and Entertainment World
    3
    COM 327
    Applied Professional Communication
    3
    LIBERAL ARTS ELECTIVE
    Liberal Arts Elective
    3
    LIBERAL ARTS ELECTIVE
    Liberal Arts Elective
    3
    LIBERAL ARTS ELECTIVE
    Liberal Arts Elective
    3
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    DEAN CareerLink
    Updated daily, DEAN CareerLink offers current students and alumni access to an entire career network with job and internship opportunities, research tools, external job search website recommendations, events and workshops, and networking opportunities.

    What else can we help with? 
    • Internship opportunities
    • Connections with potential employers
    • Resume assistance
    • Writing a cover letter
    • Mock interviews and strategies
    • Networking opportunities and techniques
    • Integrating social media in your job search

    Useful Links
    Dozens of useful industry, career and employment search web sites, providing a great resource as you research and attempt to build your perfect career.  

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