Museum Studies Program {College of Liberal & Creative Arts}

Image: Photos of Sutro Egyptian Collection holdings and program students

Fall 2013 Courses in Museum Studies

All classes meet in Humanities Room 506 - disregard locations published in the Class Schedule.  The first day of Fall 2013 classes is Monday, August 26, 2013.

Open University students must complete and bring this form to the first session of the class you want to add, then submit to the College of Extended Learning window in the first floor of Student Services to complete your registration.

Syllabi are uploaded after the first session of each course.  Password required: contact Program Office for access.

REGULAR COURSES

M S 700 History and Organization of Museums

Schedule: Mondays, 4:10-6:55 PM
Instructor: L. Ellis

Course Syllabus

Notes: Priority registration given to Museum Studies majors; all others, including Open University, only if space is available and at the instructor's discretion. If a non-M S major or an Open U student, attend the first session of the class to confirm any available seats.

M S 720 Museum Curatorship & Collecting

Schedule: Wednesdays, 4:10-6:55 PM
Instructor: L. Ellis

Course Syllabus
Notes: For Museum Studies majors only. Enrollment cap at 15 max. This year's exhibit theme will focus on trade in the ancient world, and features select objects from the Sutro Egyptian Collection. Can be used towards the degree requirement in Exhibition Design, or as an elective for students whose area of emphasis is exhibit design, curation, education/public programming, or management.  

M S 780 Cultural Heritage Preservation

Schedule: Tuesdays, 12:35-3:20 PM

Instructor: E. Luby

Course Syllabus

Notes: Priority registration given for Museum Studies majors; all others, including Open University, only if space is available and at the instructor's discretion. If an Open U student, attend the first session of the class to confirm any available seats.  Can be used as an elective for students whose area of emphasis is cultural property law, registration/collections management, or curation.

M S 860 Fundraising in Museums

Schedule: Thursdays, 4:10-6:55 PM

Instructor: E. Luby

Course Syllabus

Notes: For Museum Studies majors only.

M S 870 Museum Audiences, Visitors, and Communities

Schedule: Thursdays, 7:00-9:45 PM
Instructor: K. Kienzle

Course Syllabus
Notes: Priority registration given for Museum Studies majors; all others, including Open University, only if space is available and at the instructor's discretion. Can be used as an elective for students whose area of emphasis is exhibition design, curatorship, education/public programs, or management.


SUPERVISED COURSES, for Museum Studies majors only

Unless indicated otherwise, the following courses meet by individual appointment as needed

M S 880 Museum Internship

Faculty Supervisor: L. Ellis or E. Luby, as assigned

First meeting for MS 880 (Faculty Lead: L. Ellis): September 9 OR September 12, 3-4 PM in HUM 506; all new and continuing interns are required to attend. Please submit all internship documents to the Museum Studies Office in HUM 515 for processing.

M S 885 Professional Conferences and Workshops (1, 2 or 3 units)

Faculty Supervisor: L. Ellis or E. Luby, as assigned

M S 888 Project Management in Museums (1 or 2 units)

Faculty Supervisor: L. Ellis or E. Luby, as assigned
Notes: Permission of instructor and advance advising meeting required prior to enrollment in this course

M S 894 Creative Work Project

Faculty Supervisor: L. Ellis or E. Luby, as assigned
Notes: Candidacy paperwork must have been submitted and approved in Spring 2013 in order to be eligible for enrollment in this course

M S 897 Directed Thesis Advising and Support

Schedule: 5-7 PM on select Tuesday dates: Aug 27 (mandatory session for all), Sept 3 (dates and deadlines), Sept 10, Sept 17 (in LIB 282), Oct 1 and Oct 15
Location: Humanities Room 503
Faculty Lead: E. Luby
Notes: Students enrolled in 897/898/894/LCA 499 must attend course advising sessions unless they are outside of the San Francisco Bay area, in which case they must contact Prof. Luby by Session 1 and throughout the semester, as outlined in the course syllabus.

M S 898 Master's Thesis

Faculty Supervisor: L. Ellis or E. Luby, as assigned
Notes: Candidacy paperwork must have been submitted and approved in Spring 2013 in order to be eligible for enrollment in this course

 

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