Museum Studies, B.A.

Requirements for a Major in Museum Studies

Thirty-six semester hours including the following:
Required Courses
MST 1300Introduction to Museums3
MST 4V60Museum Internship6
Students may complete one 6-credit hour internship or two 3-credit hour internships.
Students must complete 120 to 150 hours of work at an approved stie for each 3 hours of credit received.
Concentration Requirements
Twenty-seven hours of coursework selected from at least four of the five concentration areas:27
Museum Educational Programming
Exhibit Design and Preparation
Special Topics in Teacher Education
Introduction to Cultural Collections
Introduction to Archival Collections and Museums
Historic Buildings and Sites
Introduction to Material Culture
Introduction to American Decorative Arts
Nonprofit Perspectives
Introduction to Outreach and Community Relations for Museums
Ethical Issues in Cultural Collections Management
Additional Requirements
A minor in a cognate field in the College of Arts and Sciences. 1
A grade of “C” or better in courses used for the major.
Total Hours36

Cognate Minors from departments including, but not limited to, the following: Anthropology, Art & Art History, History, and Journalism.