Minor in Museum Studies

College of the Sciences and Mathematics

Students must complete a minimum of six credits of advanced standing coursework in their minor.*

Core Courses
MST 258Introduction to Museum Studies3
MST 350Collections Care and Management 13
MST 358Museum Exhibit Curation 14
Elective Courses
Select a minimum of 8 credits. No more than 3 credits from each course prefix may be applied to the minor. No more than 3 credits at the 100-level may be applied to the minor. Alternative elective courses may be applied if approved by the program coordinator.8
American Material Culture
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 2
Introduction to Archaeology 2
Artifacts and Culture
Cultural Heritage: Creating and Preserving the Past 3
Archaeological Lab Methods 3
Art History I: Paleolithic-Middle Ages
Art History II: Renaissance through Modern Day
2D Design
Digital Media
Introduction to Digital Humanities
Digital History
Principles of Marketing 3
Museum Techniques 1
Principles of the Arts
Elements of Public Administration
Theatre Practicum
Staging Architecture and the Decorative Arts 3
Total Minimum Credits Required18

MST 258 is a prerequisite for these classes.


ANT majors or minors may not apply ANT 102 or ANT 103 to the minor.


Course requires a prerequisite.

*Advanced standing coursework is defined as any 300-level course or above and specific 200-level courses identified by the department.