Museum Studies (B.A.)



  • General Education Requirements
  • Internship
  • A total of 37 sem. hrs. in Museum Studies from Lists A, B, C and D below
  • A Minor in one of the following disciplines: Art, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Theology or History
  • Successful completion of the Museum Studies Portfolio, comprised of a resume, professional statement, and course-related artifacts.
List A: Required Core Museum Studies Courses and Internships
MS 101Introduction to Museum Studies3
HUM 201Humanities Research & Writing1
MS 201Public History Practicum3
MS 301Museum Studies Internship I3
MS 302Museum Studies Internship II3
MS 401Seminar in Museology3
MS 402Capstone Independent Study3
List B: Required Core Content Courses
Select two of the following:6
ARHI 101T1:DV:History of Art3
T1:Principles of Biology I
Principles of Biology II
T1:DV:World Civil to 1500
T1:DV:World Civil 1500 to Pres
T1:DV:Hist of the U.S. to 1877
T1:DV:Hist of U.S. since 1877
H2b:DV: Cultural Anthropo
List C: Required Museum Professionalism
Select nine semester hours from the following:9
Intro Advert/Public Relations
Intro to Archives/Records Mgt
Museums of Rome (In Rome)
Exhibition Design
Museum Education
Museum Admin & Leadership
Senior Internship
Rest,Cons,Pres(IntPresStCtr) (variable 1-9)
List D: Additional Professional Development Course
Select one of the following:3
Professional Writing I
H3:Professional Writing II
Grant Writing
Total Hours40