ART 184 - Survey of Museum Practice

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Explores the role of the museum in society and traces the foundations upon which these public, cultural and educational institutions are built. Emphasizes the management and interpretation of historic properties and collections. This course is cross-listed with HIS 183. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 3 hours. Total Contact - 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course explores the role of the museum in society and traces the foundations upon which these public, cultural and educational institutions are built. Particular emphasis will be given to the management and interpretation of historic properties and collections as they pertain to historic preservation sites or archaeological excavations.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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