Courses

LEAP 200  Advocacy in the Visual and Performing Arts  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: The importance of the role of advocacy for the arts, issues of censorship, public funding, arts education, and artists' advocacy through the arts.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Music, Theatre, Dance or Art majors only.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LEAP 220  Technology and the Arts in the 21st Century  Credits: 3 (2-2-0)

Course Description: Utilizing technology to better serve arts creation, arts marketing and promotion.
Prerequisite: LEAP 200.
Registration Information: Music, Theatre, Dance or Art majors only.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LEAP 300  Arts Outreach and Community Engagement  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Research, development and production of arts outreach projects; team projects for community engagement.
Prerequisite: LEAP 220.
Registration Information: Required field trips.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LEAP 310  Creating and Managing a Career in the Arts  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Training artists to create careers as entrepreneurs through self-promotion, career development, media, networking, and fiscal awareness/understanding.
Prerequisite: LEAP 300.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LEAP 482  South Africa: Arts Community Collaboration  Credits: 3 (1-4-1)

Course Description: Research, development and production of international arts outreach projects; team project for community engagement.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Sophomore standing.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LEAP 487  Internship  Credits: Var[2-12] (0-0-0)

Course Description: In-field internship.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must have concurrent registration in LEAP 492. Enrollment in LEAP minor, Music, Theatre, Dance or Art major; junior or senior standing.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LEAP 492  Internship Seminar  Credit: 1 (0-0-1)

Course Description: Integration of and reflection on Field internship and workplace opportunities.
Prerequisite: LEAP 310.
Registration Information: Junior standing. Must have concurrent registration in LEAP 487. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LEAP 495  Independent Study in Arts Leadership  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LEAP 500  Leadership in the Arts  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theoretical and applied knowledge about concepts of leadership, leadership styles as applied to arts-related organizations.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Senior or graduate standing. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LEAP 600  Arts Policy and Advocacy  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Discussion of the role of artist as citizen and how we affect public policy.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to the Master of Arts Leadership and Administration program. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LEAP 650  Arts Events Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Technical aspects of events, season and festival management for arts-related organizations.
Prerequisite: LEAP 500, may be taken concurrently.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Required field trips. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall (odd years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LEAP 660  Arts Collaboration and the Community  Credits: 3 (1-4-1)

Course Description: Research, development and production of outreach projects; team projects for community engagement.
Prerequisite: LEAP 650.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture, lab, and recitation. Sections may be offered: Online. Required field trips.
Term Offered: Spring (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LEAP 670  Law and the Arts  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Examines the legal foundations of artistic creation including copyright, freedom of expression, public domain laws, and contract negotiation.
Prerequisite: LEAP 600.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring (odd years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LEAP 687  Internship  Credits: Var[2-12] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Field internship at local, regional or national arts organization (45 hours per credit).
Prerequisite: LEAP 500 and LEAP 692, may be taken concurrently.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LEAP 692  Internship Seminar  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: LEAP 600.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LEAP 695  Independent Study in Arts Leadership  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: LEAP 500.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: A maximum of 6 credits allowed. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.