THE MUSEUM STUDIES PROGRAM

COURSES
Introduction to Museum Studies 101, 2008 Field Trip

Introduction to Museum Studies 101, 2008 Field Trip

Courses in the Museum Studies program are taught by Tusculum College faculty and visiting professionals in the field.

Museum Studies Major

BUSN 211 Accounting Principles I
MUSE 101 Introduction to Museum Studies
MUSE 201 Curatorial and Collection Management
MUSE 202 Architecture and Historic Preservation
MUSE 310 Development of Exhibits
MUSE 340 Interpretation and Museum Education
MUSE 401 Seminar on Non-Profit Management
MUSE 402 Museum Internship (12 semester hours minimum)
TOTAL: 40 semester hours (minimum)

Students in the Museum Studies Program are encouraged to take the following courses as electives:
MASS 215 Basic Photography
MUSE 320 Archival Management and Conservation
HIST 322 Modern America

A selection of the following courses is recommended to help strengthen the Museum Studies major, depending on field of interest:
BUSN 210 Principles of Management
BUSN 312 Organizational Behavior
BUSN 322 Principles of Finance
CISC 200 Management Information Systems and Systems Analysis
ENGL 227 Appalachian Literature
ENGL 228 African American Literature
ENGL 300 Women in Literature
HIST 201-202 U.S. History Survey I & II
HIST 323 The Era of the Civil War & Reconstruction
PSYC 101 Essentials of Psychology

Introduction to Museum Studies 101, 2007 Field Trip to Montpelier

Introduction to Museum Studies 101, 2007 Field Trip to Montpelier

Minor in Museum Studies

A minor in Museum Studies is available to students majoring in History, Art and Design with a Graphic Design Concentration,and Field Guide Naturalist.

Required courses
MUSE 101 Introduction to Museum Studies
MUSE 201 Curatorial and Collection Management
MUSE 310 Development of Exhibits
MUSE 340 Interpretation and Museum Education
Choose one of the following:
VISA 111 Basic Design
MUSE 202 Architecture and Historical Preservation
MUSE 320 Archival Management and Conservation
MUSE 401 Seminar on Non-Profit Management
TOTAL: 20 semester hours


Museum Studies
P.O. Box 5026
Greeneville, TN 37743
(423) 636-7348
1-800-729-0256
E-mail: dboyd@tusculum.edu