Oct 24, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIS 371 - Introduction to Museums


The course is an introduction to the theoretical and historical foundations, administration, and practice of museums and historical sites. Lectures, class activities, readings, field trips, and projects will be used to identify current practices and debates in the museum profession. Topics include the history and philosophy of museums; the social, economic, and political context that shapes museums; and the main functions of museums - collection and care of objects, exhibits, interpretation, education, and governance. Course Codes: ABR. Prereq: PEQ in History.

Prerequisites & Notes
Course Codes: ABR. Prereq: PEQ in History. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

Credits: 3



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