University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jan 31, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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ART 308 - Museum Studies

(3 units) CO14
History and philosophy of museums; their role in contemporary society; museum organization, management, program planning, funding, publications, guest speakers, supervised field trips to museums. (ART 308, ANTH 309 and HIST 309 are cross-listed; credit may be earned in one of the three.)

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate, through readings, class discussion and visits to museum sites, a broad knowledge of the field of Museum Studies.
2. demonstrate knowledge, through readings, class discussion, and interaction with museum professionals, of current issues in the field of museum studies.
3. demonstrate specific knowledge of the specialized work of museums and related institutions through the practical experience of internships.

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