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
Program Requirements and Outlines
|AEM 140||Arts & Entertainment I||3.00 credits|
|AEM 142||A&E Introductory Practicum I||1.50 credits|
|AEM 145||AEM Computer Applications||3.00 credits|
|ENGL 100||Academic Writing Strategies||3.00 credits|
|THTR 160||Technical Theatre Fundamentals||3.00 credits|
|First Term Credits Required||15.00|
|AEM 141||Arts & Entertainment II||3.00 credits|
|AEM 143||A&E Introductory Practicum 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|
|Second Term Credits Required||12.00|
|AEM 245||Media, Marketing and Promotion||1.50 credits|
|AEM 247||Financial Management in AEM||1.50 credits|
|AEM 248||Resource Development in AEM||1.50 credits|
|AEM 249||Fundamentals of Artist Dev||1.50 credits|
|AEM 251||Industry Seminar in AEM||1.50 credits|
|AEM 252||Performing Arts Touring Intro||1.50 credits|
|Third Term Credits Required||9.00|
|AEM 240||Internal Practicum-A&E Mgmt I||4.50 credits|
|Fourth Term Credits Required||12.00|
|AEM 241||Internal Practicum-A&E Mgmt II||4.50 credits|
|Fifth Term Credits Required||12.00|
Application & Document Deadline
Course Registration & Waitlisting
Fee Payment Deadline
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.