HIST 3011 Museum Studies

In this course students will learn about the history and functions of museums, their missions and management, diverse collections, exhibition programming, and how they interact with their audiences and communities. This course includes a survey of historical and contemporary examples of American museums with a specific focus on history museums. The course is suited to those considering or pursuing museum-related careers, as well as students who wish to study one of the ways in which historians engage with the public. 


3 credits

Lecture Hours



Students must earn a C or better in HIST 1111, HIST 1111H, HIST 1112, HIST 1112H, HIST 2111, HIST 2111H, HIST 2112, or HIST 2112H