Minor Requirements — Museum Studies

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: 8 semester hours

MST1110
Introduction to Museum Studies (4)
MST3940 Internship in Museum Studies (4)

 

Choose 8 semester hours from the list below:

MST2200 Museum Exhibitions (4)
MST2250 Museum Methods (4)
MST2300 Museum Education (4)

 

Selected Courses: Choose at least 8 semester hours from the list below.

ART2500 Art History I (4)
ART2600 Art History II (4)
ART2530 Introduction to Native American Art (4)
COM2100 Media and Society (4)
COM3250 Digital Design for Print and Web (4)
COM3500 Intercultural Communication (4)
COM3510 Corporate and Profesional Communication (4)
SOC2150 Cultural Anthropology (4)
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)
SBS/HIS3350 The Native Americans