The museum studies minor prepares students for entry-level, museum-related employment and/or for graduate work in museum studies. To be eligible for admission to this program, students should be enrolled in a related major (e.g., anthropology, art, biology, geology, geography, history, recreation and tourism, science education, etc.).
Approval by the anthropology department chair and the Museum Studies advisor is also required.
ANTH 360 - Introduction to Museum Studies Credits: (4)
ANTH 361 - Museum Exhibit Design Credits: (4)
ANTH 362 - Museum Curation and Management Credits: (4)
ANTH 490 - Cooperative Education Credits: (1-12)
(must be taken for 6 credits)
One of the following - Credits: 5
ANTH 107 - General Anthropology Credits: (5)
ANTH 110 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology Credits: (5)
ANTH 120 - Introduction to Archaeology Credits: (5)
ANTH 130 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Credits: (5)
Anthropology Department-approved electives credits: (7)
Total Credits: 30
Visual Anthropology Anth 351
Learning in Museums Anth 498
Exhibiting Nature: Museums and the Environment Anth 498
Public History (Hist 445)
Please consult the Museum Studies advisor about other appropriate electives.
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