The goal of these classes is to impart knowledge of museum nationalstandard, perspectives, ethical positions, and approaches to care and interpretation of cultural resources and the administration of museums.
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.
Open to juniors, seniors and graduate level students. Graduate level includes project or paper relevant to Museum's mission and research and interpretive goals
Tech Museum staff also has oversight responsibility for the following classes
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.
HIST 3296 Practicum in Public History
Practicum facilitating the integration, synthesis, and application of theories, concepts, and skills associated with public history.
Note: Course requires 75 clock hours of supervision in the museum.