Apr 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

Arts, Culture, and Entertainment (ACE) Management, B.A.


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The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Arts, Culture, and Entertainment (ACE) Management curriculum outlined below provides an interdisciplinary program in business, art, culture, entertainment, and entrepreneurship within an area of specialization in visual arts, performing arts, entertainment and commercial arts, or cultural and public administration. The program prepares students for careers within arts, culture, and entertainment organizations and related businesses, and for graduate study spanning visual arts management, performing arts management, museum studies, entertainment management, business, music industry, public administration, among other fields. Students are required to complete practicums and internships for practical application of the concepts and techniques that they learned in the classroom, culminating in a senior project. Semester internships may be completed locally, regionally, nationally, and/or internationally through special arrangements, including in the London program.

All students complete the same core studies in arts, culture, and entertainment management, as well as a set of courses within their selected specialization, tailored to the specialization’s focus and the student’s individual interests.

Learning Outcomes


Students who complete the undergraduate program in arts, culture and entertainment management will:

  1. Explain the core business functions, impacts, and intersections between arts, culture, and entertainment organizations (such as finance, marketing, fundraising, economic and social development, entrepreneurship, social justice, and technology) and apply their knowledge in at least one area of the field and in new contexts.
  2. Demonstrate clear, precise written and oral communication as well as interpersonal and professional skills, such as connecting with new networks, informational and professional interviewing, and working with others to realize common goals.

Tulsa Curriculum (50-52 hours)


General Curriculum (25 hours)


  • Block I Aesthetic Inquiry and Creative Experience (6 hours)
  • Block II Historical and Social Interpretation (12 hours)
  • Block III Scientific Investigation (7 hours including one lab)

Notes:


*Language requirement may vary depending upon placement.

Some students may be required to take ENGL 1004 Introduction to College Writing  and MATH 1043 Essentials of Algebra 

Students majoring in arts, culture and entertainment management are not required to take AS 2001 .

ACE Management Major Requirements (33 hours)


Note:


*Arts practicums and internships are determined in consultation with faculty mentor.

Specialization (15 hours)


Students complete one specialization in visual arts, performing arts, entertainment and commercial arts, or cultural and public administration. Students may fulfill their specialization requirements by completing a second major or dual degree in one of the constituent specialization disciplines. Students may complete a double specialization with approval of faculty mentor.

Visual Arts


Performing Arts


Cultural and Public Administration


Entertainment and Commercial Arts


Required Minor (12 hours)


Some minors may require more than 12 hours.

General Electives (23-25 hours)


Total: 120 hours


Note:


Non-business students pursuing a major in arts, culture and entertainment management must have junior standing and complete the following prerequisites with a grade of C or higher before enrolling in MKTG 3003 ACCT 2113 , ECON 2023 , and QM 2013 .

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