BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Entertainment Management prepares students for a broad spectrum of careers in business, with special emphasis on Artist, Tour, and Production Management, Contracts Administration, Promotion, and Marketing. Part of Bay State College's forward-thinking curriculum focused on innovation, globalization, entrepreneurship, and social good, this program provides students with a unique educational opportunity to explore and think critically about the needs of the entertainment industry today and into the future. Students engage in experiential learning opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom as they prepare themselves to meet the organizational challenges on both domestic and international levels.
Students who major in Entertainment Management will be prepared to:
- Work within the different types of economies in a changing global environment and to be proactive in seizing opportunities in that world.
- Develop broad-based decision models and understand current business and entertainment trends.
- Make connections within the global entertainment industry by working within the industry to execute real projects.
- Demonstrate critical thinking and analytical skills to synthesize information from multiple sources and be able to make informed business decisions.
- Work within a set of ethical and legal standards when making managerial decisions in entertainment related organizations.
- Utilize technology to create and gain crucial skills to communicate relevant information to internal and external stakeholders.
- Collaborate in groups to define managerial problems, determine alternatives, and implement solutions.
Program Start Dates
- Start Dates:
Summer 2021 Term 1 (May 17)
Summer 2021 Term 2 (July 5)
Fall 2021 Term 1 (August 30)
Fall 2021 Term 2 (October 25)
Spring 2022 Term 1 (January 10)
- Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Admission of students to the Bachelor of Science in Entertainment Management (BSEM) program is based upon the general admission requirements of Bay State College. Transfer into the BSEM program requires a minimum 2.3 cumulative grade point average. A minimum grade of "D-" is required for all core and program courses.
Core Curriculum (40 Credit Hours)
Complete the Core Curriculum consisting of ten courses.
Major Courses (44 credit hours, each course 4 credits)
- MAN 103: Leading and Managing in the 21st Century
- CIS 103A: Computer and Info Literacy
- ENT 102A: Introduction to the Entertainment Industry
- ENT 106A: Venue Management
- ENT 250: Artist Management
- ENT 302: Entertainment Marketing and Promotion
- LAW 140A: Entertainment Law and Ethics
- ENT 499A: Internship and Seminar
- ACC 115: Accounting
- ENT 400A: Entertainment Practicum
- ENT 490: Senior Entrepreneurship Project
Entertainment Management Degree Accreditation
Bay State College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE, formerly NEASC). The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) accredits schools and colleges in the six New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont). Membership in one of the six regional accrediting associations in the United States indicates that the school or college has been carefully evaluated and found to meet the standards agreed upon by qualified educators. Bay State College is authorized to award the following degrees by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, Bachelor of Science.