The Pave Program recognizes that entrepreneurial behavior can be learned across and suffused within the traditional arts disciplines. Nevertheless, several courses focus specifically on arts entrepreneurship:
THP 352 Foundations of Arts Entrepreneurship
Study of skills and knowledge foundational to an entrepreneurial approach to art making and art management. Through exercises, readings, projects, and case studies, you will develop greater capacity to support your actualization and self-efficacy as an artist. Taught every semester.
THP 452 Arts Entrepreneurship Seminar
Project-based course in which students learn to bring their entrepreneurial ideas to fruition. Taught annually.
ARA 394 Marketing for Artists
How to sustain your practice and support your passion.
ARA 460 Gallery Exhibitions
Practical experience in all phases of department gallery operations and preparation of gallery publications.
ARS 494 Intro to Museums
Contemporary issues in museum management, administration and curatorial approaches.
DCE 371 Third Year Seminar
Hones skills in collaborative approaches, teaching, leading, and facilitation through partnerships with community organizations in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Dance majors only.
DSC 394 Design Entrepreneurship & Society
Study of mindset and skills necessary to an entrepreneurial approach to designing for public good.
MUE 494 Collaborative Entrepreneurship
Learn the essential skills necessary to uncover, understand and take advantage of opportunities to survive in any arts-related profession by collaborating and leveraging resources embedded in your immediate community.
THE 403 Independent Film
The independent film movement and independent film production.
THP 450 Theatre Organization and Management
Overview of nonprofit arts: organizational design, strategic planning, financial management and leadership.
Arizona State University takes a decentralized approach to entrepreneurship education – entrepreneurship courses, degrees, and certificates can be found in almost every college and school in the university. For information on other curricular offerings, see entrepreneurship.asu.edu/degrees-classes/degrees-certificates
For more information, contact the School of Theatre and Film at 480.965.5337 or Professor Linda Essig at email@example.com.