Arizona State University
Senate Motion #2013-44
Motion Introduced by: Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee, Arnold Maltz, Chair
Date of First Reading: March 25, 2013
Date of Second Reading: April 22, 2013
Title of Motion: Request from the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts–School of Theatre and Film -for the establishment of an undergraduate certificate- Arts Entrepreneurship
Action Requested: The Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee recommends University Senate approval of a proposal submitted by the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts – School of Theatre and Film - for the establishment of an undergraduate certificate – Arts Entrepreneurship
Rationale: Arts entrepreneurship is a trans-discipline that crosses and connects the traditional arts disciplines. A nascent field, arts entrepreneurship harnesses the skills and mindset of the entrepreneur to empower artists to create work that is meaningful, sustainable, and oriented to community and/or market need.
This certificate will allow students across art, dance, design, film, music, and theatre the opportunity to gain meaningful knowledge in business, marketing, and organizational skills and harness the skills and mindset of the entrepreneur.