Museum Studies (MSM)

Museum Studies (MSM) Courses

MSM 3003. Fundamentals of Museum Studies. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

A general overview of the field of museum studies, including curatorship, collections management, fieldwork, exhibits, interpretation, educational and public programming, marketing, fundraising, and administration.

MSM 4813. Topics in Museum Science. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: MSM 3003 or consent of instructor. Advanced examination of one or more topics in the museum profession. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

MSM 4913. Independent Study in Museum Studies. (0-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Scholarly research under the supervision of a faculty member on method, theory, or practice in the museum profession. May be repeated for credit, but not more than 6 hours of independent study, regardless of discipline, may apply to the Minor in Museum Studies or a bachelor’s degree.

MSM 4933. Museum Internship. (0-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Supervised work at a museum in one or more areas of museum studies. Internships in other major or minor disciplines may be substituted for the Museum Internship course when conducted at museums or galleries. May be repeated for credit in the minor, up to 6 hours.