Entrepreneurship in Music and the Arts (EMA)

EMA 110  Introduction to Arts Entrepreneurship  (3 credit hours)  

This course introduces students to the basic components of an entrepreneurial lifestyle in the arts for those interested in starting an arts business. Students explore fundamental issues arts entrepreneurs encounter and how they can be addressed before

GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Typically offered in Fall and Spring

EMA 293  Independent Study in Arts Entrepreneurship  (1-3 credit hours)  

Independent study offering under the direction of a faculty member. Requirements for the independent study will be determined by the student and faculty member. Individualized/Independent Study and Research courses require a ""Course Agreement for Stu

Typically offered in Fall, Spring, and Summer

EMA 295  Special Topics in Arts Entrepreneurship  (1-3 credit hours)  

Timely topical courses or experimental course offerings in Arts Entrepreneurship.

Typically offered in Fall and Spring

EMA 365  Foundations in Arts Entrepreneurship  (3 credit hours)  

This course will introduce and outline the role, purpose, and perception of "art" in various marketplaces and contexts for the emerging arts entrepreneur. Topics include: issues in marketing aesthetic products, consumer identification through art, models of consumer behavior, art and technology, macro-economic issues that affect the arts industries, arts policy and access.

GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Typically offered in Fall and Spring

EMA 370  Practical Arts Entrepreneurship  (3 credit hours)  

This course will introduce and outline the cultural and economic environment of the arts in the United States. Topics include: the start-up process of for- and non-profit entities, economic and social impact of art and artists in communities, public and private arts support, non-profit culture and basic grantsmanship, arts policy, creative economy efforts, the role of geography, demand and infrastructure considerations in entrepreneurial decision-making, competition analysis and marketing.

GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Typically offered in Fall and Spring

EMA 375  Understanding the Arts Economies  (3 credit hours)  

This course explores arts and arts-related economies of critical importance to the emerging arts entrepreneur. Topics include: creative, experimental and hybrid economies, Arts infrastructure in urban and rural areas, arts clusters, patronage, broader economic conditions effecting arts economies, the relationship of "art" to segmented technology economies.

Prerequisite: EMA 370

Typically offered in Fall only

EMA 430  Capstone Experience in Arts Entrepreneurship  (3 credit hours)  

Students analyze arts and arts-related businesses through the use of case studies in addition to executing an entrepreneurial project concerning the arts in a Raleigh community. This class introduces students to the decision-making skills necessary to

Prerequisite: EMA 375

Typically offered in Spring only

EMA 493  Advanced Independent Study in Arts Entrepreneurship  (1-3 credit hours)  

Advanced Independent Study offering under the direction of a faculty member. Requirements for the independent study will be determined by the student and faculty member. Individualized/Independent Study and Research courses require a ""Course Agreemen

Typically offered in Fall, Spring, and Summer