Jun 17, 2019  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 440. The History Museum

Crosslisted: HIST 540

An exploration of the history, evolution, and function of history museums. Readings and discussions cover the history and genealogy of the modern museum; exhibits and the influence of other forms of display such as world's fairs and department stores; ethics, mission, and administration; collections management and conservation; education and interpretation; emerging technologies; historical memory and controversy in museums; the role of the community; and museums on a global stage. Prerequisite: HIST 395 . Instructor's permission required to waive HIST 395 prerequisite for non-history majors.