Minor in Museum Studies

The minor in Museum Studies consists of 21 units of required and elective courses. Each of these courses must be completed with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher. Students are required to meet with the director of Museum Studies to develop a Program of Study listing all required and elective courses in the program; the director’s signature of approval is required for the Program of Study.

Required Courses
ARTH 300INTRODUCTION TO MUSEUM STUDIES3
ARTH 302MUSEUM AND COMMUNITY3
Electives
Select four of the following (with the exception of Art History, no more than two courses may be taken in a single discipline):12
TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY
ARCHEOLOGICAL METHODS AND THEORY
VISUAL ANTHROPOLOGY
EXHIBIT DESIGN
CARE AND HANDLING OF OBJECTS
MUSEUM EDUCATION
EXHIBITION DESIGN HISTORY AND THEORY
MUSEUM MANAGEMENT
COLLECTIONS MANAGEMENT
CURATORIAL VISION AND PLANNING
MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS FOR CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS
DEVELOPMENT AND GRANTWRITING FOR CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS
PUBLIC HISTORY: THEORY & PRACTICE
ADVERTISING MEDIA PLANNING
PUBLIC RELATIONS WRITING
LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Select one of the following:
INDEPENDENT RESEARCH
INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ART HISTORY
DIRECTED INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH
Capstone
Select one of the following:3
INTERNSHIP IN AMERICAN STUDIES
INTERNSHIP IN ANTHROPOLOGY I
INTERNSHIP IN ANTHROPOLOGY II
INTERNSHIP IN ART HISTORY
INTERNSHIP
INTERNSHIP
Total Units21