Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Business and Management


Policy, Non-Profits, and the Arts


The Policy, Non-Profits and the Arts concentration provides students the opportunity to integrate theoretical and applied coursework. This concentration is oriented toward students with an interest in the non-profit sector of the economy as well as the arts. Students will develop an understanding of the policy issues that have a have a major impact on the environment of non-profit institutions, as well as providing the knowledge of the entrepreneurial skills necessary to pursue a successful career in the arts. (N.B. Pols 026 is a .5 credit course; if it is taken as part of this concentration, a 4th course will need to be taken to fulfill the concentration’s 3.0 credit hour requirement).


ARTS 250 Graphic Design I
ARTS 350 Graphic Design II
ARTH 230 Introduction to Museum Studies
ARTH 335 Exhibition Design
EDUC 375 Issues in Early Care and Education
ECON 298 Enterprising Nonprofits: An Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship
ECON 262 Health Economics
ECON 303 Public Finance
ECON 361 Industrial Organization and Public Policy
MUSC 298 The Ethnomusicology of the Music Business
POLS 398 Leadership: Theory and Practice
POLS 026 Legal Issues in Public Policy: Introduction to Business Law (N.B., .5 credit hours)
SOC 175 Media and Society
SOC 225 Health and Medicine
SOC 245 How Organizations Work
SOC 282 Visual Sociology
WGS 025/POLS 025 Legal Issues in Public Policy: The Law of Sexuality and Gender (N.B., .5 credit hours)

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