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MUSM 4403: Interpretation/Education through Museum Methods

Cross-listed: ANTH 4403, HIST 4403

Prerequisites: Senior or Graduate standing, or permission of instructor.

Museum perspectives and approaches to care and interpretation of cultural resources, including interpretive techniques of exhibit and education- outreach materials, and integrating museum interpretation/education into public school and general public programming. Class projects focus on special problems for managing interpretive materials in a museum setting.

MUSM 4951,4952,4953,4954: Undergraduate Research in Museum

Offered: On demand

Prerequisite: Departmental approval

Advanced students carry out independent research activity relating to a significant problem in a major field of study. Supervised by faculty member. Formal report and presentation required. One to four credits depending on problem selected and effort made.