The Museum Studies Option has the goal of preparing historians for museum positions by providing training in the fields of artifactual interpretation, curation, and museum management.

Effective Fall 2011

Required Courses
HIST 501Historical Method: Historiography3
HIST 502Historical Method: Archives3
or HIST 503 Historical Method: Preservation
HIST 504Historical Method: Museums3
HIST 511Reading Seminar: U.S. to 18773
HIST 512Reading Seminar: U.S. Since 18773
HIST 540Material Culture3
Select two of the following courses: 6
Reading Seminar-Europe to 1815
Reading Seminar-Europe Since 1815
Reading Seminar: Africa
Reading Seminar: Latin America
Reading Seminar: Middle East
Reading Seminar: East Asia
Reading Seminar: South Asia
Reading Seminar--World Environmental History
HIST 586Practicum3
or HIST 587 Internship
HIST 611Research Seminar: United States3
or HIST 640 Research Seminar: State and Local History
Electives 16
Program Total Credits:36

A minimum of 36 credits are required to complete this program. 

1

HIST and/or non-HIST courses number 300-699, chosen in consultation with advisor.