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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Arts and Architecture (A&A)

A&A 324 Arts Entreprenueurship and the Law (1) Course surveys general legal considerations in the arts and pertinent issues for monetizing creative work.

A&A 324

A&A 324 Arts Entrepreneurship and the Law (1)

Course surveys general legal considerations in the arts and pertinent issues for monetizing creative work. Class meetings consist of arts and law faculty collaboratively leading discussions and/or workshops that identify and define areas of legal concern from the perspectives of artistic persons and art implicated organizations. Students will learn how to navigate the U.S. legal system and gain an understanding of intellectual property implications pertaining to the arts. Additionally, students will begin to think, speak, and act in an informed manner when dealing with legal matters, thus enabling them to better identify potential legal issues, recognize when to seek professional legal advice, and be successful artists operating within the domains of business and the law. Topics include: navigating the legal system, intellectual property, contracts, business organization and start-up, taxation, etc.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: 4th semester standing

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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