- GAME PRODUCTION
- COMPUTER ANIMATION
- RECORDING ARTS
- ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS
Entertainment Business Courses 1
The accounting cycle, accounting terminology, the collection of accounting data, the recording of data into the accounting system, and the preparation and interpretation of basic financial statements. This course will focus on introductory accounting as it relates to the entertainment business world.
An exploration of the responsibilities of the artist manager including: the artist/manager relationship, launching an artist’s career, management contracts, development of an artist’s career path, media relations, and sustaining an artist’s career.
An overview of the principles and practical aspects of entrepreneurship as they relate to the entertainment business industry. Students explore the differences between legal entities, such as sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, limited liability corporations, and limited partnerships. At the same time, they begin to develop an entrepreneurial state of mind through the study of starting new ventures, acquiring other businesses, and making existing enterprises profitable. Students begin developing their individual business proposal for their Final Project course, and are challenged to pull together ideas and information from their program of study as they develop their proposal and explore its potential for becoming a viable business.
BUSINESS ETHICS & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
An examination of the complex, real-world ethical problems associated with the management of an entertainment business. Through the study of historical and current case studies, students will debate the responsibilities of managers, broaden their awareness of personal, professional, and business ethics, and address the social responsibility of the entertainment industry.
An overview of general business practices, including entity formation, insurance, taxes, accounting, the laws protecting intellectual property in relation to protecting one’s own work and legally incorporating the works of others, and the law and practices of contracts and negotiations. All concepts are explored through legal case studies and applied business projects.