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
CSP 600: Cultural Sustainability

3

CSP 610: Introduction to Cultural Documentation

3

CSP 610F: Introduction to Cultural Documentation-Field Lab

1.5

CSP 615 Cultural Partnership

3

CSP 605: Cultural Policy

3

CSP 670: Ethnographic Methodologies

 1.5 

CSP 675: Capstone

6


Electives Courses      
CSP 618: Cultural Sustainability Theory Seminar

3

CSP 623: Environment, Culture and Community

3

CSP 645: Advanced Cultural Documentation and Archival Management

3

CSP 665: Arts of Social Change

CSP 630: Community and Economic Development

3

CSP 640: Exhibits, Real and Virtual

3

CSP 625: Festivals, Events, and Performances

3

CSP 635: Interpretive Planning and Project Management

3

CSP 650: Organizing Communities: Advocacy, Activism, and Social Justice

CSP 660: Oral History 

1.5

CSP 622: Environmental Justice

    3 

CSP 627: Environmental Change: Causes & Impacts

CSP 625: Environment, Development, and Economics

CSP 620: Food and Foodways

3

CSP 628: Principles of Cultural Mediation

1.5

CSP 638: Language Preservation

3

CSP 642: Culture and Calamity

3

CSP 645: Advanced Cultural Documentation and Archives Management

3

CSP 648: Making Museums Relevant

3

CSP 653: Topics and Issues in Cultural Sustainability

3

Management & Professional Skills Core Curriculum

 

PMGT 643: Professional Communications I: Writing for Different Audiences and Outlets

1.5

PMGT 644: Professional Communications II: Strategies for Reaching the Media and Other Key Constituencies

1.5

PMGT 616: Financial Skills

3

PMGT 601: Leadership/Self Development

1.5

PMGT 606: Managing an Organization

3

PGMT 623: Grant Writing

1.5

PGMT 621: Fundraising

1.5

PMGT 626: Nonprofit Leadership and Management

3

PMGT 630: Designing and Delivering a Learning Experience

1.5

PGMT 631: Public Administration

1.5

PMGT 641: Social Networks and New Media

1.5 

PMGT 650: Models of Social Entrepreneurship