Arts Administration

Metropolitan College

Capital Campaigns

MET AR 711

This course is designed to broaden the student's understanding of capital campaign fundraising. Topics include: feasibility studies; strategic planning and budgeting; private and public phases; ethical responsibilities; staff, donor, volunteer, board, and trustee management; major gift solicitation; campaign communications; trend analysis; and evaluation. The course curriculum includes readings, case studies, guest speakers, and analysis of current capital campaign projects. 4 cr. Tuition: $3120

Summer 1 (May 21-June 25)

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Comparative Cultural Policy and Administration

MET AR 777

Grad Prereq: MET AR690. Prereq: MET AR690. Examines the nature of cultural policy in the United States, United Kingdom, and the European Union from 1950 to the present. Through lectures and readings drawn from public policy, economics, and law, this course discusses the impact of cultural and national differences on the cultural policy decision-making process. Meets on the Boston University Charles River campus for four weeks prior to a week in London. 4 cr. Tuition: $3120

Summer 1 (June 3-July 15)

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Special Topics

MET AR 781

Topic for Summer 2014: Managing the Arts in Higher Education. Through select readings, case studies, and guest speakers, this course examines the value and place of the arts on a college campus, explores the variety of arenas in which one can find the arts on campus, and considers key skills useful in nurturing and managing arts programs and activities in this unique setting. 4 cr. Tuition: $3120

Summer 2 (July 1-August 7)

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Cultural Entrepreneurship

MET AR 789

Explores the emerging field of cultural entrepreneurship. The course covers a variety of topics, including the artist as entrepreneur; new business models for arts organizations; art and social change; and the role of entrepreneurs in cultural organizations. Through case studies, guest speakers, readings, and group exercises, students will learn about innovative entrepreneurial initiatives that straddle the boundaries between the private, nonprofit, and public sectors. Guided exercises enable students to assess and develop their skills as future change agents. 4 cr. Tuition: $3120

Summer 1 (May 21-June 25)

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Internship in Arts Administration

MET AR 802

Two consecutive two-credit courses for planning (AR 802) and fieldwork (AR 803) phases of the internship. Arts Administration degree students only. 2 cr. Tuition: $1560

Summer 1 (June 2-August 4)

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Internship in Arts Administration II

MET AR 803

Two consecutive two-credit courses for planning (AR 802) and fieldwork (AR 803) phases of the internship. Students may not register for MET AR 803, or begin their actual internship until they have completed a minimum of six of the ten required courses. Arts Administration degree students only. 2 cr. Tuition: $1560

Summer 1 (June 2-August 4)

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