Museum Studies - Graduate Certificate

The Certificate in Museum Studies is a 3 semester (or one year and one summer) program designed for individuals who want to enhance their understanding of museum work but do not need a master's degree, or to be completed in conjunction with a Master's degree in Public History, History, Art History, Anthropology, Studio Art or other disciplines by permission.

Core Curriculum
ANTH 545Advanced Museology I3
ART 503Preventive Conservation/Collections Care3
HIST 500Special Topics3
or HIST 586 Interpreting Historic Places for the Public
Internship (credits from ANTH, ART, or HIST)3
Controlled Electives
Select two from the following: 16
Cultural Resource Management3
Cultural Resource Management II3
Museum Field Methods3
Museums & Society3
Museum Conservation Techniques I3
Museum Conservation Techniques II3
Graduate Seminar: Art Theory, Criticism, Historiography3
Oral History3
Time Traveling Through New Mexico's Past3
Advanced Historic Preservation3
Public History Seminar3
Total Credits18
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This list can be modified as new courses are added to the catalog, or old ones are phased out. Eligible courses to be determined by a committee with at least one representative from Art, Anthropology and History.