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Museum Studies

University of Mississippi

Fall 2020 Courses

Posted on: March 30th, 2020 by erabadie

MUSE 201 – T/TH 2:30 – 3:45pm
Introduction to Museum Practice offers a broad overview of the world of museums and provides a foundation for students interested in pursuing future employment in the field. This course will explore the operational departments and professionals that work in museums, and how they contribute to the mission of collecting, preserving, and interpreting objects of cultural, scientific, and historical significance. After looking at the role of museums in society, students will also investigate current political and ethical issues museums are facing today.

HST 460 – Public History – MWF 10 am
This course will introduce students to the field, theory, and practice of public history. It explores history and memory, how to communicate with different publics, controversies in the field, new media and digital humanities, historic preservation and cultural-resources management, and museum work.

ANTH 375/CLC 375 Digital Archaeology – M 1-2pm/W 1-3pm
This course introduces students to some of the many technologies integral to modern archaeological fieldwork and research and provides hands-on experiences with instruments and software.on to Museum Practice offers a broad overview of the world of museums and provides a foundation for students interested in pursuing future employment in the field. This course will explore the operational departments and professionals that work in museums, and how they contribute to the mission of collecting, preserving, and interpreting objects of cultural, scientific, and historical significance. After looking at the role of museums in society, students will also investigate current political and ethical issues museums are facing today.