Arizona State University
University Senate
Spring 2016

Senate Motion #2016-37


Motion Introduced by: Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee, Steven Semken, Chair

Date of First Reading: February 22, 2016

Date of Second Reading: March 28, 2016

Title of Motion: Request from the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts – for the establishment of a graduate degree – MA in Creative Enterprise and Cultural Leadership

Action Requested: This curricular proposal has received all college, school, unit and university administrative approvals, and is being presented to the Senate for review and voting decision.    

Rationale: The MA in Creative Enterprise and Cultural Leadership empowers students to create the cultural jobs and creative opportunities of the future. Its design thinking pedagogy leads students to increase their capacity for interpersonal communication, public communication, opportunity recognition, network/systems thinking, problem recognition and creativity. Graduates will demonstrate ability in cultural leadership and knowledge of the creative industries, distribution of creative products, the creative process and management of innovation in creative industries.


Admin Response: