Interdisciplinary Minor in Museum Studies and Public History

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The Museum Studies and Public History Minor is an interdisciplinary minor using courses from the Departments of History, Anthropology, African and African-American Studies, Art, and Communication. The program consists of courses that enhance the students' knowledge of museums, public history, heritage and preservation, and public culture. It is designed for students who are interested in these subjects or in pursuing careers related to museum work and/or graduate studies.

The minor should especially appeal to students who major in one or more of the following disciplines:

Admission to the Program

An undergraduate student who has reached sophomore status can declare the Interdisciplinary Minor in Museum Studies and Public History.

Program Requirements

The minor requires 18 credits. Students must earn a grade of "C" or higher in all minor coursework.

Students design their course of study in close consultation with their minor advisor from the options identified below.