340 Museum Studies
(3 s.h.) The course is designed to introduce the student in history or art history to the history, purpose, and operation of museums, based on the four functions that define a museum: acquisition, preservation, exhibition, and interpretation of objects. Introduction to museum governance, management, financing, including the not-for-profit status, personnel, public relations, auxiliary services, and ethics are also considered.
387, 388 Internship(s)
(3 s.h.) Students gain hands-on experience in museum work, arts organizations, and communications organizations on campus or in the area. Summer internships elsewhere are strongly encouraged. Students gain experience in areas such as museum work, public relations, exhibitions, researching, cataloging, and theatre operations. One internship is required; a second may be taken as an elective. Arranged individually.
400 Senior Project
For course description, see ARTH 400, THEA 401, or MUS 402 in its respective department listing.