The Business Art option is designed to combine training in studio art and art history with business knowledge applicable to a variety of art world work contexts, such as sales galleries or non-profit arts organizations. In addition to preparation for working in these venues, the Business Art option provides an understanding of the business side of being an artist and is appropriate preparation for graduate programs in arts administration.
REQUIREMENTS FOR A BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN ART - BUSINESS ART OPTION:
Students may not take more than 30 credits in accounting, business administration, economics, and marketing per SOBA accreditation standards. A minimum grade of C- must be earned in 300- and 400-level business courses to count toward graduation for the Business Art option.
TOTAL MAJOR REQUIREMENTS - CREDITS: 59-60
Free Electives (variable)
TOTAL REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION - CREDITS: 120
Note to transfer and former students: If you have taken any of your major requirements and received a different number of credits than listed above, you may need to complete additional major credit requirements.