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Museum Studies
University of Mississippi


Museum Studies Courses


The minor in Museum Studies in an interdisciplinary course of study introducing students to museum history and practice. Students can explore career paths in museums, public history, and public humanities.

Course Requirements

The interdisciplinary museum studies minor consists of 18 credit hours, including Muse 201 or AH 412, and five approved electives chosen from the list below. At least 6 credit hours must be outside of the student’s major discipline(s). The same course may not satisfy requirements for both a major and a minor. Students who complete relevant internship, study abroad, or special topics courses must consult with the director prior to enrollment in the course. A minimum grade of C is required for all courses that apply to the minor.

Approved Electives

  • AH 308. Art History Internship
  • AH 412. History of Museums
  • Art 414. Exhibition Design
  • Anth 320. Archaeozoology
  • Anth 405. Bone Detectives I: Human Osteology
  • Anth 413. Public Archaeology
  • Clc 360. Archaeological and Museum Ethics
  • Anth/Clc 375. Digital Archaeology
  • Clc 401. Internship in Classics
  • Clc 415/AH 327. Studying Ancient Artifacts
  • Hst 460. Public History
  • Hst 461. History on Location
  • Hst 463. Practicum in Public History
  • Hst 465. Digital History
  • Hst 493. Undergraduate History Internship
  • Muse 199. Introductory Topics in Museum Studies
  • Muse 201. Introduction to Museum Practice
  • Muse 301. Fundraising for Museums
  • Muse 360. Museums on Location
  • Muse 395. Topics in Museum Studies
  • Muse 398. Topics in Museum Studies Abroad
  • Muse 401. Internship/Practicum in Museum Studies
  • S St 110. Slavery and the University
  • S St 556. Heritage Tourism in the South