Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Heritage and Museum Studies Major

Major Requirements

The requirements for a major in heritage and museum studies are 36 credits:

Heritage and Museum Studies Courses
ART/HART 420/HIST 410/HMS 480Senior Project4
HART 155History in Art I: Origins to the Early Renaissance4
HMS 301Theories & Methods of Heritage & Museum Studies2
HMS 305Collections Care & Management2
HMS 395HMS Internship4
HMS 399Internship Workshop0
HIST 325Doing Digital History4
Art History Courses
Select one of the following:4
Greek and Roman Art
Renaissance and Baroque Art
20th Century Art
18th and 19th Century Art in the East and West
Art and Religion
Women and Art
Arts of Asia
Special Topics
History Courses
Select one of the following:4
Greece and the Ancient Near East
Rome: Republic and Empire
Religion & American Reform
Black American History
Indigenous Peoples of North America
U.S. Women's History
Scandinavian Immigration and Settlement in America
The Midwest: Local, State, and Regional Histories
Colonial America
Latin American History
Imperial Russia
Russia since 1917
Reel Norden: Scandinavian History and Film
Hitler's Germany
Renaissance and Reformation History
Foundations of East Asian Civilization
Modern East Asian History
History of the Japanese Islands
Women and Development: The Asian Experience
The Rise of Modern Africa
Food in Global History
Global Issues
Islam and the West: Historical Encounters
Special Topics
Interdisciplinary Electives
Select one of the following:4
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Intercultural Communication
Organizational Communication
Business Writing
Technical Writing
Greek and Roman Mythology in Art and Literature
Special Topics
Directed Research
Arts Management
Total Hours32

Degree and Graduation Requirements
In addition to the program-specific requirements listed above, all students must complete the graduation requirements specified for their degree.  See the Degree and Graduation Requirements section for more information.