Buena Vista University

Arts Management - Theatre

There are two sides to theater, art and business. A degree in Arts Management allows you to combine your love of the theater and knack for business.  You'll have the chance to take part in the craft, gain experience in communication and management, and develop the assessment and analytical skills necessary to make and keep a performance profitable.

Employment opportunities include:


Courses of study


Major in Arts Management - Theatre: 66-67 credit hours

ACCT 205 Financial Accounting
ACCT 206 Managerial Accounting
AMGT 225 Fundamentals of Arts Management
AMGT 490 Portfolio Project
AGMT 492 Senior Seminar
AMGT 495 Internship in Arts Management
COMM 302 Intercultural Communication or COMM 340 Civic Communication
or COMM 355 Conflict Management or COMM 370 Leadership Communication
DIGI 220 New Media or DIGI 230 Introduction to Integrated Communications
or GDES 223 Graphic Design Foundations
ECON 205 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 206 Principles of Macroeconomics
FNBK 306 Managerial Finance
MGMT 306 Principles of Management
MGMT 315 Business Law I
MRKT 306 Principles of Marketing
THEA 110 Introduction to the Theatre
THEA 190 Stagecraft or THEA 290 Production Design or THEA 390 Specialty Design
THEA 220 Fundamentals of Acting
THEA 242 Production and Performance I
THEA 300 Fundamentals of Directing
THEA 352 Production and Performance II
THEA 395 Plays by and About Women or THEA 405 Advanced Acting
or THEA 406 Advanced Directing
THEA 401 History of the Theatre I
THEA 402 History of the Theatre II
THEA 411 Dramatic Literature
THEA 462 Production and Performance III

Best Value - Regional Colleges 2015

Buena Vista University
610 W. 4th Street
Storm Lake, IA 50588

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