Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Comparative Cultural Studies

Museum Studies, Minor


Academic Information

Do you love museums? Have you always thought you might want to work in one? This minor offers students the opportunity to explore careers in a quickly expanding and exciting field. Courses cover museum history and tasks museum professionals perform, and internships offer hands-on, real-world experiences.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Comparative Cultural Studies

Museum Studies, Minor


Careers

What Can I Do with a Minor in Museum Studies?

This minor pairs well with majors in Studio Art, Interior Design, History, Comparative Cultural Studies, Anthropology, or even a science. You will be exposed to theory and practice in the study of museums, and become prepared for graduate work in museum studies and a profession in a museum, gallery, auction house, etc.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Comparative Cultural Studies

Museum Studies, Minor


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Comparative Cultural Studies

Museum Studies, Minor


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

No more than 50% of the units used to satisfy minor requirements may be used to satisfy major requirements.

Minimum Units for Completion 18
Major GPA C
Research Optional

Purpose Statement
 
The purpose of the MST minor is to give students the opportunity to explore careers in the quickly expanding and exciting field of museum studies. Courses cover museum history and tasks museum professionals perform, and internships offer hands-on, real-world experiences.  Through their exposure to both theory and practice, students become prepared for graduate work in museum studies and a profession in a museum, gallery, auction house, etc.
 
Student Learning Outcomes
Students who complete the MST minor will demonstrate and/or gain:

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Comparative Cultural Studies

Museum Studies, Minor


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Minor Requirements
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Comparative Cultural Studies

Museum Studies, Minor


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