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The Certificate in Museum Studies

Course Requirements for the Certificate: 26-28 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this certificate.

MUSEUM CORE: 11-13 units

Administration

1 course required:

ANTH    205    Museum Administration    3.0    FA

Conservation

1 course selected from:

ANTH    261    Museum Collections Management    3.0    FA

BIOL    007    Museum Techniques    2.0    Inq

Prerequisites: Previous biological course work is recommended.

Exhibit Design and Interpretation

1 course selected from:

ANTH    288A    Exhibit Research and Design    3.0    SP

ART    143    Human Factors in Design    3.0    FS

RECR    244    Environmental Interpretation    4.0    SP

Prerequisites: Upper-division standing; a basic oral communication course such as CMST 011; or faculty permission.

Exhibit Installation

1 course selected from:

ANTH    288B    Exhibit Installation    3.0    FA

ART    205    Gallery Production    3.0    FS

BREADTH COURSES: 11-12 units

4 courses selected from:

Select four courses from three of the following four clusters, choosing no more than two courses from a single cluster.

Graphic Communications

ART    015A    Color Theory    3.0    FS

ART    015B    Design    3.0    FS

CDES    023    Visual Communication Concepts    2.0    FS

CDES    107    Technology and Communication    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: CDES 002.

CDES    122    Computer Graphics    3.0    FS

JOUR    151    Public Relations Publications    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: JOUR 060; JOUR 044 and JOUR 141 for public relations option; JOUR 121 for news-editorial option.

Public Relations

JOUR    044    Intro to Public Relations    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; concurrent enrollment in or prior completion of JOUR 060.

This course is the same as POLS 044 which may be substituted.

MKTG    170    Survey of Marketing    3.0    FS

RECR    222    Leisure Services Promotion    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: Successful completion of computer literacy requirement; or faculty permission.

Museum Finances and Operations

ACCT    015    Intro to Financial Accounting    3.0    FS

ACCT    125    Not-for-Profit Accounting    3.0    Inq

Prerequisites: ACCT 016.

MGMT    180    Managing People, Bus Proc, & Chg    3.0    FS

RECR    220    Recreation Budget/Finance Mgmt    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: RECR 010; one course chosen from RECR 020, RECR 040, RECR 050, or RECR 060; successful completion of computer literacy requirement; or faculty permission.

RECR    280    Management of Recreation/Parks    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ENGL 001 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher; successful completion of computer literacy requirement; RECR 010; RECR 191; one course chosen from RECR 020, RECR 040, RECR 050, or RECR 060; senior standing.

Data Collection

ANTH    283    Field Methods in Ethnography    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: ANTH 103.

HIST    292    Archival Research Seminar    3.0    FS

RECR    200    Leisure Science    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: RECR 010; one course chosen from RECR 020, RECR 040, RECR 050, or RECR 060; successful completion of computer literacy requirement; or faculty permission.

INTERNSHIP: 3 units

1 course selected from:

ANTH    289B    Museum Studies Internship    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: faculty permission.

ART    289    Internship Program in Art    1.0-3.0    FS

HIST    289    History Internship    1.0-3.0    FS

MGMT    189    Internship    1.0-3.0    FS

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

NOTE: The selected intership course must be taken for 3 units.

An overall GPA Pof 2.5 is required for the entire program.