Entertainment Business
Entertainment Business Degree Requirements

Ann Lacy School of American Dance and
Arts Management
Entertainment Business Curriculum

The Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Arts Management 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

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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.