Jul 24, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Art, Art and Entrepreneurial Studies Concentration, B.A.


The BA in Art with a Concentration in Art and Entrepreneurial Studies is an in-depth studio experience with courses in small business and entrepreneurship. It involves a combination of art and art history courses with a required studio concentration, a cluster of business courses, a digital-based course, and an internship experience with creative professionals. Within the general electives, students may choose to incorporate a minor or select additional studio (ART) or art history (ARH) courses. This degree is for students who wish to pursue a career in the creative arts in the commercial or nonprofit sectors. It is intended to offer students a greater ability to engage in creative arts sector employment and/or independent small business development.

Program Requirements


The minimum number of credits required for the major: 69

Art History Requirements (9 credits)


  • Three ARH 300 or 400-level art history courses

Studio Art Requirements (30 credits)


Choose one concentration and the associated sequence of courses and electives:

As well as:

  • Three 200-level ART electives in three different studio disciplines
  • One 300-level ART elective
  • Credits: 1-6
  • 200-, 300- or 400-level ART electives as needed to complete 30 credits
As well as:

  • Two 200-level ART electives in two different studio disciplines
  • One 300-level ART elective
  • Credits: 1-6
  • 200-, 300- or 400-level ART electives as needed to complete 30 credits
As well as:

  • Two 200-level ART electives in two different studio disciplines
  • One 300-level ART elective
  • Credits: 1-6
  • 200-, 300- or 400-level ART electives as needed to complete 30 credits
As well as:

  • Three 200-level ART electives in three different studio disciplines
  • One 300-level ART elective
  • Credits: 1-6
  • 200-, 300- or 400-level ART electives as needed to complete 30 credits

University Core Requirements


Technology Requirement (3 credits)


No more than 60 credit hours with ART designation may be used to fulfill the 120 credit-hour degree requirement.

It is strongly recommended that students concentrating in Art and Entrepreneurial Studies take ECO 102 - Introduction to Microeconomics  to fulfill their Socio-cultural Analysis Core requirement.

USM Core Requirements


The USM Core Curriculum is a coherent, integrative, and rigorous liberal education that enables our graduates to be world-minded, intentional, life-long learners and captures your general education degree requirements. 

Please Note: Core requirements may be part of your major and/or minor, and Core may have been fufilled with transfer credit. Please consult your MaineStreet Degree Progress Report (DPR) and review your degree progress with your Advisor.  For additional information, access the USM Core webpage.