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2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

MSEM 601 Museum Seminar: The Museum Society

College of Art, Media & Design CAMD Cross-College

3 credits 45.0 hours
600 level graduate course

Lecture/seminar course exploring the history, organization, and operation of the museum as a cultural/educational institution, an economic entity, and a management enterprise. Visiting lecturers bring a wide range of knowledge and practices from their respective institutions and consultancies to provide the student with insight into the differences between museums of different types, sizes, and missions. The course provides students with an overall understanding of the museum as an institution and an introduction to the many roles played by museum professionals. Offered in the evening.

Priority enrollment to Museum Studies majors. Restricted to graduate students.
This course is not repeatable for credit.