Certificate in Arts and Entrepreneurship (Launching in August 2020!)

The Certificate in Arts and Entrepreneurship supports learning about the integration of arts practice and entrepreneurship, including how to start an independent arts business and bringing creativity to the process of entrepreneurship. It will serve the needs of students in the College of Arts and Letters and the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration. Art students will benefit from knowledge about entrepreneurship and Business students will benefit from increased creativity.

Certificate in Arts and Entrepreneurship - 24 units

Required Courses

    Certificate Requirements (24 units)

  1. COMM 3211 Business and Professional Communication.

  2. ENTR 3000 Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

  3. ENTR 3003 Experiencing Entrepreneurship.

  4. ENTR 4420 Small Business Management.

  5. ENTR 5980 Reflective Essay.

  6. MKTG 3050 Marketing Principles.

  7. TA 3141 The Improvisational Mind.

    Choose one of the the following:

  1. DES 3500 Business of Creativity.

  2. ENTR 5430 Ideation and Creative Problem Solving.

    Choose one from the following:

  1. ART 2260 Beginning Photography.

  2. ART 2290 Beginning Painting.

  3. ART 2240 Beginning Imaging and Illustration.

  4. ART 2320 Beginning Ceramics.

  5. ART 2330 Beginning Glass.

  6. ART 2350 Beginning Sculpture.

    Choose one from the following:

  1. ART 3240 Intermediate Imaging and Illustration.

  2. ART 3260 Intermediate Photography.

  3. ART 3290 Intermediate Painting.

  4. ART 3330 Intermediate Glass .

  5. ART 3270 Printmaking.

  6. ART 3320 Intermediate Ceramics.

  7. ART 3370 Woodworking and Furniture Design.

  8. ART 3430 Digital Fabrication: Functional Art/Object Design.

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Exploring Entrepreneurship

Still not convinced that your major field of study could use an entrepreneurial advantage?
Then we invite you to come and try it out with our ENTR 100 – Exploring Entrepreneurship, a free elective course that includes: hands-on experiential learning. Be prepared to tackle the status quo, apply hard work, and have fun while doing it!

Dive right into what entrepreneurship actually is all about? Who are entrepreneurs? How does one become an entrepreneur? This course examines the key questions encountered by individuals considering the path of business ownership. Focus on examining the history and role of entrepreneurs in the economy, characteristics of entrepreneurs, career paths of entrepreneurship and one's personal potential as an entrepreneur.