Museum Studies Major Option

Museums' role in art and culture

Explore the broader types of museums, how they operate and their roles. Along with a strong art history foundation, develop your understanding of museums and other public and private institutions.

Why take the museum studies major option?

  • Have a well-rounded degree that gives you a solid liberal arts foundation and exceptional preparation. Be ready for professional work or graduate studies. Enjoy broad career flexibility.
  • Complement your skill-sets. This non-comprehensive major is ideal if you’re seeking a double major or plan to minor in another area. You'll gain competency in at least one foreign language and a broad arts and humanities background. 
  • Learn the foundations of interpretation, exhibition and preservation/conservation of art and artifacts. Have a basic understanding of museum programming and operations.
  • Explore your potential future in public affairs, community development or other fields leading to a career working with governmental or private institutions.

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