Museum Studies Minor

Degree Requirements

If a minor is required in your degree program, at least 9 (lower and/or upper-division) hours of courses in the minor must be completed at the University.

Core Requirements

  1. Twenty-one (21) credit hours in approved courses; nine (9) hours must be taken at the University of South Alabama.
  2. At least one (1) course must be taken in each of the three primary disciplines of anthropology, art history and history.
  3. MUM 201: Introduction to Museum Studies
  4. At least three (3) and no more than six (6) credit hours from AN 496: Anthropology Internship, ARH 360: Traineeship in Museum Work, or HY 498: Internship in History.
  5. Two (2) of the following courses: AN 435 Museum Methods in Archaeology, AN 442: Cultural Resources Management, ARH 493: Methodology of Art History, HY 496: Introduction to Public History.
MUM 201Intro to Museum Studies3
Choose at least 3 hours from one of the following:3-6
Anthropology Internship
Traineeship in Museum Work
Internship in History
Choose two of the following:6
Museum Methods in Archaeology
Cultural Resource Management
Methodology of Art History-W
Public History
Choose from the following courses to reach 21 hours for the minor.
New World Archaeology
Field Work in Archaeology
Native American Cultures-W
Latin Amer Cultures-Societies
Adv Archaeological Field Meth
Cultural Resource Management
Art History
Ancient Grk Art and Architect
Roman Art
Italian Early Renaissance
16th Century Italian Art
Baroque Art and Architecture
18th Century Art and Arch
Early Modern Art
Contemporary Art
American Arts 1600 - 1940
Native American Art
Women in Art-W
Grant Proposal Writing
Latin America
America in the 1960s
Colonial America
The American Revolution
Civil War and Reconstruction
Modern US I 1877-1945
Modern US II Since 1945 - W
The Old South
The New South

Other periods and topics in all disciplines must be approved by the Museum Studies Committee and Director.