ALP Certificate Requirements
To receive the ALP Certificate, accepted students must complete the following requirements by the time they graduate
COURSE & INTERNSHIPS: 6 credits minimum
- Complete 4 credits of ALC courses + 2 credits for internships
- Take a minimum of 3 ALC courses (1 core course, 2 electives) to fulfill the 4 credits
- Receive a “B” or above for any ALP course and an “S” for internships
Require Core Course (select 1)
Course TitleCourse NumberCreditsOfferedEntrepreneurial ThinkingALC 210/4102Fall (online) & Spring (in person)Career Skills for the 21st CenturyALC 212/4122Fall (in person & online)Leadership Issues in MusicALC 211/4111Fall (online)
To view all other ALP courses and view electives, click here.
Required Internships (select 2 semesters)
Course TitleLocationCourse NumberCreditsMinimum HoursSummer SemesterU.S. or InternationalALC 280/4801120 hoursFall SemesterLocal (upstate NY)ALC 280/480185 hoursSpring SemesterLocal (upstate NY)ALC 280/480185 hours
ALP CERTIFICATE MEETINGS & ADVISING SESSIONS: 3-4 per semester
Each semester, there will be training sessions, meetings, advising sessions, and events specifically for the ALP Certificate cohort. These required activities will be outlined at the beginning of each semester. Some meetings will include pre- or post-event activities or assignments to complete.
SPECIAL EVENTS: 1 per semester
Students are required to attend 1 special event of their choosing each semester and provide a short reflection. These could include live Eastman presentations or online offerings such as podcasts or webinars. Content should incorporate both music/arts topics AND at least one the following topics: careers, arts management, entrepreneurship, leadership, innovative ensembles, technology, wellness, community engagement, and/or DEI training. This event must be outside of an ALC course in which you’re enrolled.