HIST 440 - The History Museum

Description
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. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: HIST 395; instructor's permission required to waive HIST 395 prerequisite for non-history majors.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2018
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
11
Avg. Sections
1