BUSN213 - Principles of Management: An introductory study of the basic management principles and functions as well as fundamental analytical management tools. The course examines the role of the manager and creates an awareness that any organization’s ability to perceive and adapt to change rests with its management. In this respect, a contingency view of management theory and practice will be presented. As part of the new curriculum which becomes effective with academic year 2005-06, this course will satisfy one Social Science Area of
Knowledge requirement. Not open to freshmen. ECON 201-202 or 203-202 are highly recommended. Three hours. Mr. Lowry and Mr. Showalter.
BUSN221 - Accounting I: An introduction to accounting practices and principles including preparation of financial statements from journals and ledgers. Students should plan to continue with BUSN 222 and should expect to complete many time-consuming homework assignments. Students should be able to prepare proper financial statements from accounting records. Not open to freshmen. Three hours. Ms. Staples or Mr. Woodward.
BUSN222 - Accounting II: A continuation of BUSN 221. Major topics include corporation organization and stockholders’ equity, corporation operations to include earnings per share and dividends, income taxes, and cost accounting systems. As in BUSN 221, primary focus is on theoretical concepts and the procedures for gathering, reporting, and analyzing business financial data. Not open to freshmen. Prerequisite: BUSN 221. Three hours. Ms. Staples or Mr. Woodward.
BUSN380 – Marketing Analysis: A study of the structure and functions of the systems of marketing and an analysis of marketing techniques. Students will be expected to make a primary analysis of basic marketing problems and offer some solutions. Prerequisite: BUSN 213. Three hours. Mr. Showalter.
FINA481 – Senior Arts Seminar: A capstone course which investigates the interdisciplinary relationships of the arts: music, theater, studio art, art history, and dance. The direction of inquiry will follow relevant concerns in the arts with special consideration for the needs of the majors. Three hours. Staff.
AMGT411 – Principles of Arts Management: This course aims to integrate the arts and management aspects of the Arts Management program. It deals with the current status of the artist in today’s society, the interrelationships between artistic and business concerns, and problems and methods of administering an art, music, and drama organization. Three hours. Staff.
AMGT 441 – Arts Management Internship in Art: This course provides an opportunity for students to gain experience in the field of arts management. Students may serve as interns with established art galleries and museums. Prerequisite: AMGT 411. Application required; see Internship Program. Three hours. Staff.
AMGT 441 – Arts Management Internship in Drama: This course provides an opportunity for students to gain practical experience in the field of arts management. Students may serve as interns with established theatrical organizations. Prerequisite: AMGT 411. Application required; see Internship Program. Three hours. Staff.
AMGT 441 – Arts Management Internship in Music: This course provides an opportunity for students to gain practical experience in the field of arts management. Students may serve as interns with established musical organizations. Prerequisite: AMGT 411. Application required; see Internship Program. Three hours. Staff.
Courses for the respective emphases
Students electing the art emphasis must also take: STAR 240 or 241, either of which is the prerequisite to the rest of this emphasis and should be taken during the sophomore year; and ARTH 201, 202, STAR 243, 251; and one from among ARTH 227, 228, 235, STAR 252, and 253.
Students electing the music emphasis should refer to the “Music Industry Track” under the Music major descriptions (see Music); they should also consult with a faculty member in the music department.
Students electing the drama emphasis must also take: DRAM 111; three one-credit units of DRAM 310; DRAM 342; and six hours dealing with dramatic literature chosen from appropriate courses in drama, English, foreign languages or FLET. Students should consult a faculty member in drama for guidance on the dramatic literature courses available.