University of Texas at El Paso Academic Catalog

Academic Catalog

Minor in Arts Entrepreneurship

The Minor in Arts Entrepreneurship is a multidisciplinary program offered through the Departments of Music, Theatre and Dance, and Management and Marketing, which seeks to empower students with a strong background in Entrepreneurship and Creative Enterprise while allowing the flexibility to tailor courses to fit the students' long-term goals. 

Through the Arts Entrepreneurship Minor, students will be able to develop entrepreneurial and managerial skills necessary to succeed in the 21st Century Arts Business Community. Students attain business skills and expertise to succeed in the 21st Century Arts Business Community. Students attain business skills and expertise necessary to operate in the world of arts and cultural institutions in administrative and administrative support roles or to become self-motivated business owners. Students will demonstrate a firm understanding of the modern arts economy as well as the role of the arts in society. 

The Arts Entrepreneurship Minor requires a minimum of 18 credit hours of course work. Students are required to take courses in Arts Entrepreneurship and Business. The courses are comprised of four required courses plus six hours of electives selected from a list of options. The minor is open to students in any degree plan who want to better understand how to work in the intersection between the arts and business. 

Degree Plan 

Required Courses:
MUSM 1301Intro Arts Entrepreneurship3
THEA 4305Arts Entrepreneurship3
MGMT 3303Intro-Mgmt/Organizational Beha3
MGMT 3306Entrepreneurship3
Select two courses from below:6
Creativity and Innovation
Intro to Human Resource Mgmt
Small Business Management
Corporate Entrepreneurship
Principles of Accounting I
Finance for Entrepreneurs
Principles of Marketing
Arts Entrepreneurship Intern
Music Technology II
Applied Audio Production
Intro to Music Business
Performing Arts Management
Leadership in Perf. Arts Org.
Total Hours18