BFA Arts Management Program
720 Northern Boulevard
Brookville, New York 11548
Prof. Robert Wildman
Program Goals and Objectives
The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Arts Management provides competency in the fine arts with a solid foundation in business. The program develops skills in critical thinking leadership management planning and finance; adding specialization courses to apply these aptitudes to arts institutions. A concentration is established in one area of the arts (Visual Art Film Music Theatre or Dance.) Each area of arts concentration includes history and theory classes as well as applied work. The additional Arts Management coursework includes arts-specific classes in accounting economics management marketing law and public relations communications public speaking and computer graphics.
All Arts Management students are required to take: Introduction to Arts Management; Arts Management Practices; Development in the Arts; Accounting in the Arts; Marketing in the Arts; Arts and Entertainment PR; Public Speaking; Principles of Management; Organizational Behavior; Introduction to Computer Graphics; the Arts Management Practicum; and a 3 credit internship with an off-campus arts organization. One of: Music Management; Theatre and Dance Management; or Anatomy of a MuseumOne of: Legal Aspects of the Arts and Entertainment or Legal Aspects of Museum ManagementOne of: Writing for Communication Arts; Writing for PR; or Business CommunicationsOne of: Computer Layout or Using Computers in PRPlus four arts electives two of which must be in arts history classes in an art form other than the student’s art form concentrationIn addition all arts management students pick an area of arts concentration (Theatre Music Film Dance or Visual Arts) and take 30 credits in that art form.
Arts Management students must meet the admissions requirements of the CW Post Campus of LIU as well as completing an interview with the Program Director. Students are accepted in Fall and Spring semesters.