Degree Requirements

Ann Lacy School of American Dance and
Entertainment

  Entertainment Business Curriculum

The Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Entertainment is dedicated to preparing entertainment industry professionals. Entertainment Business students are selected through an application and interview process. Their curriculum includes a foundation of art/entertainment management courses* and business courses** (offered through OCU’s AACSB accredited Business School) supported by liberal arts general education courses. Additionally, students select an entertainment business track for their junior and senior years. Tracks are matched to students’ interests and focus enrollment for career preparation in Event Planning, Entertainment Pre-Law, Talent Management, or Entertainment Enterprise.

 

Students work with their advisor to plan a combination of 18 hours of track courses from various departments as illustrated below. Customizing is available with department permission.

Event Planning Track includes conventions, meetings, weddings, fashion events, business events and more!

Entertainment Pre-Law Track includes courses to focus on various types of law.

Talent Management Track includes casting, talent management, and personal business management.

Entertainment Enterprise Track includes touring, sports entertainment, venue management, church arts programs, film, entrepreneurship, and more!

Subject Areas in Track Courses

TRACK OPTIONS

 

Event Planning

Entertainment Pre-Law

Talent Management

Entertainment Enterprise

Political Science

X

X

X

 

Economics

X

X

X

X

Philosophy  & Rhetoric

X

X

X

X

Theater

X

X

X

X

Religion

X

 

 

X

English

X

 

 

X

Exercise Science

 

X

 

X

Moving Image Arts

 

X

X

X

Art

X

 

 

X

Computer Science

X

X

X

X

Foreign Language

 

 

X

X

Mass Communications

X

X

X

X

Management

X

X

X

X

Marketing

X

X

X

X

Arts Management

X

X

X

X

 

*Examples of Arts/Entertainment Management Courses

Arts Management and Production Levels 1, 2, and 3

Arts Management Costume Lab

Touring Performing Arts

Stage Management and Production

Non-Profit Arts Management

Non-Profit Accounting

Producing

Contracts for Performers and Arts Managers

Development and Fundraising

 

**Examples of Business Courses

Survey of Business Law

Principles of Microeconomics

Principles of Macroeconomics

Business Communication and Technical Writing

Financial Accounting

Business Ethics

Business Finance

Marketing Principles

Principles of Management and Organization

Business Statistics

NOTE:  Courses are subject to change.  Refer to matriculating catalog for specific course requirements.