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Arts Entrepreneurship Certificate Program – Courses & Requirements

Certificate Requirements (12 Credit Hours)

This UNC certificate blends coursework from the College of Performing and Visual Arts and the Monfort College of Business. You will take six hours of entrepreneurship coursework, and choose six hours worth of additional courses that match your interests and needs.

To see a list of upcoming online courses per term, visit the Current Program Students page.

Required Courses (6 Credit Hours)

PVA 210 Introduction to Arts Entrepreneurship (3)

BAMG 355 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship (3)

Elective Area Courses (6 Credit Hours)

Choose an elective area below and complete six hours of coursework listed under that area. Some students may wish to substitute BAMK 260 Introduction to Marketing (3) for a portion of their elective credits (Academic Program Coordinator approval required).

Art and Design

ART 301 The Working Artist: Preparation (3)

ART 401 The Working Artist: Practicum (3)


MUS 209 Introduction to Music Technology (2)

MUS 211 Careers in Music (1)

MUS 343 Recording Techniques (2)

MUS 460 Survey of the Music Business (2)

Theatre Arts and Dance

THEA 241 Seminar in Theatre Arts Management (2)

THEA 323 Digital Media (3)

THEA 450 Design and Technology Practicum (3)

THEA 464 Audition Techniques (3)


For full details, see the official program listing in the UNC Undergraduate Catalog.

Get Started / Apply


Credits Required:
Time to Completion:
2-4 terms
$270/credit hour

Delivery Options:

Program Coordinator:

Kiki Gilderhus