Museums and Society Minor

For information, contact Bob Wicks, wicksrs@miamioh.edu, 513-529-2238.

Open to all majors, this minor provides a critical understanding of museums as collections-based institutions. It is especially appropriate for students planning a professional career in education, history, libraries, anthropology, art and architecture history, and associated fields.

A minimum 2.00 GPA is required for all courses in this minor. Courses must be taken for a grade (not credit/no-credit). Students planning to take this minor should consult with the minor advisor.

Program Requirements

(18 credit hours)

Core Courses
CCA 222Museums and Collections: Beyond the Curio Cabinet3
CCA 232Museums Today: Content, Practices and Audiences3
IMS 203Scholarship in the Digital Age3
Select six additional hours in one of ten tracks/options:6
Material Culture
Visual Culture
Art History
Heritage Management
Natural History
Technology and Design
Communications
Non-profit Management
Museum Education
Conservation
Select three hours of approved practicum, internship, capstone, or other experiential learning opportunity. 13
Total Credit Hours18
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 Examples include: AMS 435, ART 391, ART 498.