Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the important role museums play in society, including preservation and education.
  • Develop a language of critical analysis as applied to museums and aesthetics.
  • Recognize the variety of careers available in museums and the skills and education necessary to obtain them. 
  • Value the ethical responsibilities of museums.
  • Apply knowledge to real-world practice in AU’s Schingoethe Museum in addition to an internship in a local museum.