Museum Studies Minor


This 18-hour program provides a foundation in the various components of museum practices, including collections management, exhibit development and production, museum interpretation and education, and a broad understanding of museum concepts.


  • Introduction to Museum Studies
  • Folk Arts or Material Culture
  • Museum Interpretation and Education
  • Museum Collections Management
  • Museum Exhibit Design and Construction
  • Museum Practicum/Internship/Capstone

Career Opportunities

Students are prepared for positions in museums of all kinds (history, natural history, art), historic sites, parks, archives, as well as for graduate studies. A background in Museum Studies can augment skills in education, art, and public history.