To earn the Master of Arts in Cultural Sustainability, students will complete a minimum of 42 credits of required, elective and professional management courses.  Students complete a minimum of 19.5 additional course credits drawn from program electives and the Management Curriculum (PMGT). At least 9 credits must come from Professional Management Core. With permission of the academic director, electives from the M.A. in Digital Arts may be applied.

Core Curriculum  
Students complete 21 required course credits Credits
Cultural Sustainability

3

Introduction to Cultural Documentation

3

Introduction to Cultural Documentation-Field Lab

1.5

Cultural Partnership

3

Cultural Policy

3

Ethnographic Methodologies

 1.5 

Capstone

6


Electives Courses      
Cultural Sustainability Theory Seminar

3

Environment, Culture and Community

3

Advanced Cultural Documentation and Archival Management

3

Arts of Social Change

Community and Economic Development

3

Exhibits, Real and Virtual

3

Festivals, Events, and Performances

3

Interpretive Planning and Project Management

3

Organizing Communities: Advocacy, Activism, and Social Justice

Oral History 

1.5

Environmental Justice

    3 

Environmental Change: Causes & Impacts

Environment, Development, and Economics

Food and Foodways

3

Principles of Cultural Mediation

1.5

Language Preservation

3

Culture and Calamity

3

Advanced Cultural Documentation and Archives Management

3

Making Museums Relevant

3

Topics and Issues in Cultural Sustainability

3

Management & Professional Skills Core Curriculum

 

Professional Communications I: Writing for Different Audiences and Outlets

1.5

Professional Communications II: Strategies for Reaching the Media and Other Key Constituencies

1.5

Financial Skills

3

Leadership/Self Development

1.5

Managing an Organization

3

Grant Writing and Fundraising

1.5

Nonprofit Leadership and Management

3

Designing and Delivering a Learning Experience

1.5

Public Administration

1.5

Social Entrepreneurship: Mobilizing Private and Public Resources

1.5

Social Networks and New Media

1.5 

Models of Social Entrepreneurship