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Summer 2014 Credit Courses: Arts Management

Certificate Program in Arts Management (undergraduate credit)

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online courses iconIntroduction to Arts Management
This introductory survey provides an overview of arts management, preparing students for upper-level courses in the arts management program. Topics include arts leadership and management philosophy, organizational structure, financial practices, strategic planning and programming, marketing and public relations, fundraising and development, volunteerism, and arts and entertainment law. Attention is given to the application of management principles common to arts organizations in both the nonprofit and commercial sectors.
Note: This course is 100 percent online; please visit www.purchase.edu/online for details.
AMG1100 / 4 credits
Noncredit option: $625
Elizabeth Edelson
Session I (Intensive): May 19–June 6

Arts and Entertainment Law
An introduction to fundamental legal and business concepts that affect artists and arts managers, with emphasis on copyright protection and infringement. Students study and analyze artist agreements, amendment protections for symbolic and literal speech and the limits to those protections, the basics of contract law and statutory protection for artists, and the terms and nature of business relationships, plus other important areas of the law that affect the arts community.
AMG3170 / 4 credits
Noncredit option: $625
Laura Riccardi
Mon. & Wed., 6:30–10:05 p.m.
Session II: June 9–July 23
Room: Library 0001 

Internship in Arts Management
This internship provides students with practical experience in the field, a professional résumé credit, and the opportunity to assess their future career potential in visual, media, or performing arts management. A minimum of 112.5 on-site internship hours and an academic project (defined by the faculty sponsor) are required. Limited to nonmatriculated students enrolled in the arts management certificate program.
Before registering, students must: (a) schedule an in-person or phone appointment with the certificate advisor in the School of Liberal Studies & Continuing Education—call (914) 251-6500 to schedule an appointment; (b) research and secure their sponsoring organization; and (c) complete a learning contract.
Prerequisite: AMG 1100, AMG 3520, and permission of instructor
CAM3995 / 3 credits
Cynthia Marino-Sicat
By appointment
May 19–Aug. 1

Updated Apr. 11, 2014