Museum Studies Program {College of Liberal & Creative Arts}

Image: Photos of Sutro Egyptian Collection holdings and program students

Spring 2014 Course Schedule

Deadline to Pay Fees to Retain Priority Registration, for continuing students:

December 5, 2013

Online Priority Registration Period Begins:

December 9, 2013

Unless otherwise noted with (*), M S classes meet in Humanities Room 506. The first day of Spring 2014 classes is Monday, January 27, 2014. 

Open University students should download and complete the registration form below 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.

Open University Registration Form (pdf)


REGULAR COURSES

M S 705 SF Bay Area Museums: Behind The Scenes (3 units)

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

Instructor: E. Luby

Notes: Course format alternates between seminar discussion in the classroom, and field trip visits to various museums. Can be used as an area elective for any emphasis in the degree. 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 M S 705 (see above) on Jan. 28 to confirm any available seats.

M S 710 Museum Education and School Outreach

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

Instructor: C. Fogarty

Notes: Course content alternates between seminar discussion in the classroom, and arranged work in the museum. Can be used as an area elective for emphases in education/public programming, curatorship, management or exhibition design. 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 794 Museum Collections Management and Registration (3 units)

Schedule: Mondays, 4:10-6:55 PM
Instructor: L. Ellis
Notes: For Museum Studies majors only. Course format alternates between seminar discussion in the classroom and arranged practicum work. Can be used towards the degree requirement in Collections Care, or an elective for emphases in registration and collections management, curatorship, or management.

*NEW FOR S'14: M S 823 Curation and Cinema

Schedule: Tuesdays, 9:00-11:55 AM

*Location: C A 112

Instructor: T. Elhaik, Dept. of Cinema

Notes: Cross-listed course with Cinema Dept, for Museum Studies and Cinema majors only. Limited spots for M S majors; contact Director of Museum Studies for prior advising. Can be used as an elective for emphases in curatorship, exhibition design, or education and public programming.

NEW FOR S' 14: M S 865 Universal Access and Museopathy

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

Instructor: L. Ellis

Notes: For Museum Studies majors only, or with instructor consent. Can be used as an elective for the emphases in curatorship, education and public programming, or management.

M S 830 Museum Governance

Schedule: Thursdays, 4:10-6:55 PM
Instructor: E. Luby
Notes: For Museum Studies majors only, or with instructor consent. Can be used towards the degree requirement in Management, or as an area elective for any emphasis in the degree.

Art 719 Exhibition Design

Schedule: Fridays, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Instructor: M. Johnson, Dept. of Art

Notes: Can be used towards the degree requirement in Exhibition Design, or as an elective for emphases in exhibition design, education and public programming, and 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

Notes: First meeting for MS 880, to be announced

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 Fall 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; mandatory first session on January 28, additional session dates to be announced
Location: Humanities Room 503
Faculty Supervisor: E. Luby
Notes: Students enrolled in 897/898/894/HUM 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 Fall 2013 in order to be eligible for enrollment in this course


SAMPLE ELECTIVE COURSES IN OTHER DEPARTMENTS

Check Class Schedule for details at the start of the Priority Registration period.

  • MKTG 431 Principles of Marketing
  • MKTG 432 Public Relations
  • P A 570 Developing and Managing Resources in Non-profit Agencies
  • RPT 300 Leadership in Recreation, Parks and Tourism
  • RPT 330 Arts and Crafts for Leisure
  • RPT 340 Conference, Event Planning and Management
  • RPT 400 Programming in Recreation, Parks and Tourism
  • RPT 500 Organization and Administration of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism
  • RPT 640 Recreational Use of National Parks and Protected Areas
  • TPW 490 Grantwriting
  • TPW 550 Professional Editing
  • TPW 555 Visual Rhetoric and Document Design
  • TPW 600 Individual and Team Writing
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