Interdisciplinary Humanities - Arts Administration
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, Florida 32514-5732
Program Goals and Objectives
While the arts are Creative Disciplines, successful Arts Organizations need people who are not only passionate and knowledgeable about the art, but also have a strong foundation in business and communications. The Interdisciplinary Humanities degree in Arts Administration, combines classes in basic business, communication and artistic skills to give students a well-rounded skill set to work within the non-profit arts world, continue their studies in Graduate School, or apply their varied skills to a related field.
Students will choose to concentrate in Music, Theatre or Visual Art and will be required to take at least 18 semester hours in upper-level classes within that discipline. In addition, students will take 18 hours in Business and Communication classes.
Arts Administration Core:
|TPA 4504||Performing Arts Administration +||3|
|GRA 2111C||Introduction to Graphic Design||3|
|or ADV 2214||Advertising Graphics I|
The Capstone Experience will consist of an internship in the administration department of a concentration appropriate nonprofit arts organization. Students will also be required to submit a paper outlining their internship at its conclusion.
|HUM 4911||Interdisciplinary Humanities Capstone||3|
Fine or Performing Art Concentration
Students will choose a major concentration in Art, Music or Theatre
|ARH 4830C||Museum and Gallery Studies +||3|
|3000/4000 level advisor approved Studio Art or Art History Electives +||15|
|MUH 3212||History of Western Music II: 18th through 20th Centuries +||3|
|3000/4000 level advisor approved Music Electives +||15|
|TPA 3601||Stage Management +||3|
|THE 3092||Theatrical Production & Performance 1, +||1|
|3000/4000 level advisor approved Theatre Electives +||12|
1sh for 3 semesters
|ACG 3082||Accounting for Non-Majors +||3|
|COM 2203||Communication Dynamics||3|
|COM 3003||Integrated Advertising & Public Relations Concepts +||3|
|MAN 3025||Management Fundamentals +||3|
|MAR 3023||Marketing Fundamentals +||3|
|Choose one of the following:||3|
|Writing for Public Relations +|
|Writing Critical Reviews +|
|Professional and Technical Writing +|
|Advisor Approved Communications Elective (ADV, COM, JOU, or PUR) +||3|
Courses included in the major GPA
Upper Division Electives
|Student must complete sufficient 3000/4000 level electives to meet UWF’s requirement of 48 semester hours in the upper division or complete all departmental requirements at the 3000/4000 level, whichever is greater.||17|
17 Elective hours are designed for students to delve further into either the Artistic area of their choosing and/or into additional Administrative studies.
General Information about the University of West Florida can be found at uwf.edu.
Admissions can be found at uwf.edu/admissions.