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Indiana University Bloomington

Arts Administration

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Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Arts Management (BSAM)


Minimum Hours and Grade Point Averages

The B.S. in Arts Management Degree requires a minimum of 120 hours. Each student must maintain a 2.7 (B-) overall grade point average in the core and major requirements as well as a 2.3 (C+) cumulative grade point average in all course work taken at Indiana University in order to graduate.

Admission Information

SPEA requires students applying to its undergraduate programs to have completed 26 credit hours and a maximum of 75 credit hours. Students are required to complete the introductory course SPEA-A 163 and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (B). Students should apply for admission when they are enrolled in the preadmissions course SPEA-A 163.

The admissions process is competitive. Admission decisions are based on the student's GPAs (cumulative, admission course, and semester), application statement, and grade trends. Application deadlines are May 1 for fall admission and December 1 for spring admission.  More information about applying for admission to SPEA may be found here.