Anthropology | Introduction to Museum Studies
A403 | 24901 | Kirk


This course provides a general overview of the museum profession, with
particular emphasis on museums in American society. The first half of
the course explores the history and philosophy of museums; the second
half examines museum functions.

Although the class is not restricted to students seeking careers in
museums, it does serve as the first step in the training needed by
aspiring museum professionals. Students who have completed the course
will be prepared to enroll in more advanced course such as A408/Museum
Practicum, or to take advantage of other opportunities for experience
in museum work.