Arts Administration

Note: All tuition rates listed on the Summer Term 2019 website are pending approval.

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: $3520

Summer 1 (May 22-June 26)

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Comparative Cultural Policy and Administration

MET AR 777

Prereq: (MET AR 690). Drawing on the resources of Boston University in Boston, London, and Dublin, this course examines the nature of cultural policy in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, and the European Union from 1945 to the present. Through lectures and readings (drawn from public policy and economics), lectures by leading arts administration faculty members in Dublin and London, and visits to important international cultural venues, this course examines the impact of cultural and national differences on the cultural policy making process. Meets on the Boston University Charles River campus prior to a week in Dublin and London. 4 cr. Tuition: $3520

Eleven-week course (May 21-July 30)

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Special Topics in Arts Administration

MET AR 781

Topic for Summer 2019: The Global Landscape of Philanthropy. Philanthropy is defined by unique cultures and local traditions of giving. North American fundraising models and tactics are occasionally adapted in other countries. But each culture has its own expressions of generosity, resulting in diverse approaches throughout the globe. This course examines how individual giving, community giving, institutional giving, and governments thrive differently in different places. Drawing on contemporary texts and with input from experts around the globe, students engage in a discussion of mission, management, and fundraising around the world. 4 cr. Tuition: $3520

Summer 1 (May 21-June 27)

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Internship in Arts Administration I

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: $1760

Twelve-week course (May 21-August 9)

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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: $1760

Twelve-week course (May 21-August 9)

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