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BFA in Theatre/MA in Performing Arts Administration Curriculum

Course of Study

The course of study listed here depicts the coursework that pertains to the graduate degree only. Visit the Tisch website for the degree requirements for the BFA in Theatre. If you have any questions or would like to pursue this dual degree, please contact Professor Elizabeth Bradley (liz.bradley@nyu.edu) at Tisch School of the Arts.

Undergraduate (Junior) - Fall [1]
Courses by Semester and Year
Course # Course Title Credits
THEA-UT 685 Leading & Managing Theatres in a Global Context 4
Undergraduate (Junior) - Spring
Courses by Semester and Year
Course # Course Title Credits
THEA-UT 678 Producing: Artistic Entrepreneurship [2] 4
Undergraduate (Senior) & Graduate Year 1 - Fall [3]
Courses by Semester and Year
Course # Course Title Credits
MPAPA-GE 2130 Environment of Performing Arts Administration 3
MPAPA-GE 2131 Principles & Practices of Performing Arts Administration 3
Undergraduate (Senior) & Graduate Year 1 - Spring
Courses by Semester and Year
Course # Course Title Credits
MPAPA-GE 2008 Law and the Performing Arts 3
MPAPA-GE 2132 Development for the Performing Arts 3
Graduate Year 1 - Summer
Courses by Semester and Year
Course # Course Title Credits
COR1-GB 1306 Financial Accounting 3
MPAPA-GE 2001 Internship 1.5
  Elective or study abroad 1.5
Graduate Year 2 - Fall
Courses by Semester and Year
Course # Course Title Credits
MPAPA-GE 2105 Marketing the Performing Arts 3
MPAPA-GE 2120 Planning and Finance in the Performing Arts 3
COR1-GB 1302 Leadership in Organizations 3
  Management Electives 3
Graduate Year 2 - Spring
Courses by Semester and Year
Course # Course Title Credits
MPAPA-GE 2133 Governance and Trusteeship in the Performing Arts 3
MPAPA-GE 2222 Seminar: Issues in Cultural Policy 3
MPAPA-GE 2002 Internship II 1.5
  Elective 1.5
  Elective or Study Abroad 3

Minimum Credits Required for MA Degree: 48

Undergrad at Tisch: 6-8
Graduate at Steinhardt and Others: 42

 

Program Electives

 Program Electives
Course # Course Title Credits

MPAPA-GE 2110

Audience and Community Development (fall)

1.5

MPAPA-GE 2225

Cultural Tourism in the Arts (spring)

1.5

MPAPA-GE 2215

Study Abroad: Arts Administration in the European Context - France and Germany
(summer)

3

MPAPA-GE 2216

Study Abroad: The Cultural and Creative Industries in the U.K. and the U.S. (spring)

3

MPAPA-GE 2300

Independent Study (fall, spring, or summer)

3

MPAPA-GE 2001/2002

Internship I or II (summer)

1.5 or 3

View the list of pre-approved elective courses offered outside of the program.


[1] Up to 8 undergraduate credits in the junior year count towards both BFA and MA.

[2] Students may choose to take other Tisch undergraduate course in consultation with the advisor.

[3] Graduate courses taken in the senior year count towards both BFA and MA.