2018-2019 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
CLA 415 - Museum Studies
Examines the history of museums; the organization, operation and multiple functions of museums; their contributions to public life; and the political, legal, ethical, and other contemporary debates concerning the roles of museums as cultural institutions. Also introduces practical skills such as collections management, exhibition design, and public outreach and education. Cross-listed with HST 415. Course offered fall semester. Prerequisite: Junior standing.