18 Semester hours
The Aurora University museum studies minor is designed to train students for entry level jobs in museums and to prepare them for graduate school. It is designed to fit with the student's major area of study. The core courses provide a working knowledge and historic foundation of the role of museums in society and the variety of jobs held by museum professionals. The program offers extensive opportunities for experiential learning through practical application and internships in area museums and in the collections of Aurora University: The Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures and the Jenks Collection.
Students majoring in history, art, English, education, and the sciences may desire a minor in museums studies.
Required courses: 6 semester hours
|MST1110||Introduction to Museum Studies (3)|
|MST3940||Internship in Museum Studies (3)|
Choose 6 semester hours from the list below:
|MST2200||Museum Exhibitions (3)|
|MST2250||Museum Methods (3)|
|MST2300||Museum Education (3)|
Selected Courses: Choose at least 6 semester hours from the list below.
|ART2500||Art History I (4)|
|ART2600||Art History II (4)|
|ART2530||Introduction to Native American Art (4)|
|SOC2150||Cultural Anthropology (3)|
|HIS1200||American History I (4)|
|HIS1210||American History II (4)|
|HIS2500||Western Civilization (4)|
|HIS2550||Western Civilization II (4)|
|HIS3300||The American West (4)|
|HIS3810||Selected Topic: Native American History (4)|
|COM3510||Corporate and Professional Communication (3)|