Program Learning Outcomes

Cultural Entrepreneurship Program Learning Outcomes

Cultural Entrepreneurship major is interdisciplinary. Knowledge in two of three academic pillars is achieved through courses taken in other schools and programs. Specifically, students take courses in LSBE (the Business School) for the Certificate in Business Administration, and courses offered in World Languages and Cultures programs in the College of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences for Cultural Sufficiency.

Cultural Entrepreneurship (CUE) courses focus on the primary academic pillar of the major, Creative Industries and Entrepreneurship. The Program Learning Outcomes outlined below are specifically achieved through various CUE courses.

  1. Students will analyze the components of the creative economy, the nature of cultural entrepreneurship, and the potential of multiple constituents to be entrepreneurial in the creative economy.
  2. Students will explain the significance of the entrepreneurial mindset (skills and methods) required to exploit an innovative idea and develop an opportunity for a cultural or creative enterprise.
  3. Students will create an innovative idea to launch a new venture or a new opportunity in an existing cultural or creative enterprise by applying evidence-based methodology and utilizing a wide range of qualitative and quantitative research methods.
  4. Students will analyze the role of human-centered design, systems thinking, creativity and innovation, and leadership in the context of cultural entrepreneurship or a social change opportunity for improving the well-being of local and global communities.
  5. Students will demonstrate advanced writing and information literacy skills (this program learning outcome will be measured according to the WRIT 31xx assessment plan)