The goal of these classes is to impart knowledge of museum national standards, perspectives, ethical positions, approaches to care and interpretation of cultural resources, and the administration of museums.
- 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
- MUSM 4403/5403: 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, research, and interpretive goals
- 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.