Museum Studies Minor

This interdepartmental minor requires that students take a minimum of five courses outside of their major department. Students are strongly encouraged to complete a museum internship to complement the minor. To complete the minor, four of the five courses must be taken outside the student’s major department. No course may fulfill both major and minor requirements, but courses in the minor may be used to fulfill general education requirements. No Museum Studies minor will be awarded without compliance with the above format.

The minor requires five to seven courses as follows:

One Required course:

INTD 371 Museum Studies

Choose two (2) of the following:

FASH 253 Cultural Dress (Gen.Ed. Goal 11)
FASH 278 History of Furniture (Gen.Ed. Goal 5)
FASH 347 History of Textiles
FASH 223 History of Costume (Gen.Ed. Goal 5)

Choose two (2) of the following:

ARTH 200 Art and Social Values (Gen.Ed. Goals 5, 12)
ARTH 272 History of Art II (Gen.Ed. Goal 5)
ARTH 282 American Art (Gen.Ed. Goal 5)
INTD 381 Museum Seminar or any two (2) courses approved by the Art Department Chair

Choose two (2) of the following:

HIST 154 Western Civilization since the Renaissance (Gen.Ed. Goal 8)
One (1) 300-level history course approved by the department chair

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