Arts and Entertainment Management Diploma
Fine & Applied Arts, School of Performing Arts
Immerse yourself in the business side of the arts and entertainment industry and get ready for a fast-paced career in a growing and dynamic sector.
Your first year will focus on a broad range of topics including a survey of the arts and entertainment industry, computer applications, production and design, and record label and festival management.
In the second year you'll advance to even more complex coursework and gain real-world experience in an external practicum with a professional organization.
Are you a recent high school grad looking for your niche in the arts and entertainment world? Consider the Arts & Entertainment Management Diploma as your stepping stone into this fascinating field.
- Explain key concepts regarding planning, funding, producing, budgeting and promoting and arts and entertainment event.
- Generate the administrative aspects of planning and producing an event.
- Apply arts and entertainment management knowledge, skills, theories and processes learned in the classroom to hands-on, relevant work experience, including volunteer activities and practicums.
- Operate as part of a team to produce a performing arts event.
- Demonstrate skills in written communication through clear and concise writing.
- Employ principles of effective oral communication including effectively managing meetings and groups.
- Prepare, write and monitor an arts and entertainment budget.
- Outline the operation of an arts/entertainment event to determine the strengths and weaknesses.
- Distinguish all aspects of the creation, production and dissemination of an artistic project.
Tuition and Fees Per Year
Note: Fees are subject to change.
Total credits: 15.00
|AEM 140||Arts and Entertainment Management I||3.00 credits|
|AEM 142||Arts and Entertainment Applications I||3.00 credits|
|AEM 145||Computer Applications in Arts and Entertainment Management||3.00 credits|
|ENGL 100||University Writing Strategies||3.00 credits|
|THTR 160||Technical Theatre Fundamentals||3.00 credits|
Total credits: 12.00
|AEM 141||Arts and Entertainment Management II||3.00 credits|
|AEM 143||Arts and Entertainment Applications II||3.00 credits|
|AEM 146||Festival Management||1.50 credits|
|AEM 147||Record Label Management||1.50 credits|
|AEM 148||Venue Management||3.00 credits|
Total credits: 9.00
|AEM 245||Media Relations, Marketing and Promotion||1.50 credits|
|AEM 247||Financial Management in Arts and Entertainment Management||1.50 credits|
|AEM 248||Resource Development in Arts and Entertainment Management||1.50 credits|
|AEM 249||Fundamentals of Artist Development||1.50 credits|
|AEM 251||Industry Seminar in Arts and Entertainment Management||1.50 credits|
|AEM 252||Introduction to Performing Arts Touring||1.50 credits|
Total credits: 12.00
|AEM 240||Practicum in Arts and Entertainment Management I||12.00 credits|
Total credits: 12.00
|AEM 241||Practicum in Arts and Entertainment Management II||12.00 credits|
Total program credits: 60.00
Course Registration & Waitlisting
Fee Payment Deadline
Aug 27 4 p.m.
Note: Dates are subject to change.
BC Secondary School graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent; or Mature Student status
Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.
For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar (pdf).
Students who have industry experience but have not completed the required amount of post-secondary education may be admissible to the Advanced Arts and Entertainment Management Certificate.