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.
Get ready to meet your next mentor. You’ll be prepared, confident, and ready for your career.