Jun 19, 2018  
2011-2012 University Catalogue 
    
2011-2012 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSEM 601 - Museum Seminar: The Museum Society

3 credits
Lecture/seminar course exploring the history, organization, and operation of the museum as a cultural/educational institution, an economic entity, and a management enterprise. Visiting lecturers bring a wide range of knowledge and practices from their respective institutions and consultancies to provide the student with insight into the differences between museums of different types, sizes, and missions. The course provides students with an overall understanding of the museum as an institution and an introduction to the many roles played by museum professionals. Offered in the evening.

Priority enrollment to Museum Studies majors. Restricted to students enrolled in graduate programs.