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2022-2023 University Catalog 
2022-2023 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

MSEM 605 Museums: History and Theory

1.5 credits 22.5 hours
600 level graduate course

Examine museums in the context of political, economic, and social change. A seminar/lecture course, students study the foundations of modern museum theories including the development of museums and their service to the public, learning as a focus of museums, museums as a space for community engagement, and the shift from private to public support and responsibility for museums.

Priority enrollment to Museum Studies majors.
This course is not repeatable for credit.