MUSEUM STUDIES MINOR | A World of Experience

The interdisciplinary curriculum of the museum studies minor draws from art, history, religious studies, and sociology to develop the broad knowledge and skills necessary for a variety of jobs into the museum field. Students are also prepared for graduate school.

Core Courses

  • MS 111 Introduction to Museum Studies
  • Internship at a museum such as Quayle Bible Collection, Holt-Russell Gallery, Baker or Methodist Archives, and Old Castle Museum at Baker or the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas

Group A

Choose two:

  • AH 111 Survey of Art History
  • AS 232 Graphic Design
  • AS 282 Fine Art of Gallery Management
  • HI 226 Laboratory Course in Historical Method
  • RE 101 Introduction to World Religions
  • SO 115 Principles of Sociology

Group B | Theory & Application

Choose two:

  • AS 382 Fine Art of Gallery Management II
  • HI 344 Outside of the Classroom: Inquiries in Public History
  • RE 400 The Museum and the Bible
  • SO 364 Culture and Society
  • Any upper-division art history course (AH prefix)
  • Upper-division history course approved by professor on record


Kris Oehlert, Department Assistant
History, Culture & Society
Office: Parmenter 21A

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