Museum Studies Program {College of Liberal & Creative Arts}

Image: Photos of Sutro Egyptian Collection holdings and program students

Spring 2013 Course Schedule

All classes meet in Humanities Room 506: disregard locations published in the Class Schedule!  The first day of Spring 2013 classes is Monday, January 28, 2012.  

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

NEW FOR S' 13: M S 701 Museum Theory & Practice (2 units)

Schedule: 12:35-3:20 PM on the following Tuesday dates: Jan. 29, Feb. 5, Feb. 12, Feb. 19, Feb. 26, Mar. 5, Mar. 12, Mar. 19, Apr. 2, Apr. 9, Apr. 16
Instructor: E. Luby
Notes: This class meets for the first 10 weeks of the semester only. 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.

NEW FOR S' 13: M S 707 Perspectives on Museums - A Professional Forum (1 unit)

Schedule: 12:35-3:20 PM on the following 4 Tuesday dates: Apr. 23, Apr. 30, May 7, May 14
Instructor: E. Luby
Notes: This class meets for the last 5 weeks of the semester only.  Please contact the instructor within the first two weeks of the semester to verify enrollment and save the date for Session 1 in April. 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 MS 701 (see above) on Jan. 29 to confirm any available seats.

M S 790 Archives Management & Preservation

Schedule: Wednesdays, 4:10-6:55 PM
Instructor: L. Ellis
Notes: For Museum Studies majors only, or with instructor consent. Can be used towards the degree requirement in Collections Care, or as an elective for students whose area of emphasis is curation, registration & collections management, or management.

M S 793 Museum Facilities Management (1 unit)

Schedule: 4:10-6:55 PM on these 4 Monday dates: Apr. 22, Apr. 29, May 6, May 13
Instructor: L. Ellis
Notes: This class meets for the last 5 weeks of the semester only.  Please contact the instructor within the first two weeks of the semester to verify enrollment and save the date for Session 1 in April. For Museum Studies majors only, or with instructor consent.

M S 800 Museum Management, Law & Ethics

Schedule: Thursdays, 4:10-6:55 PM
Instructor: E. Luby
Notes: For Museum Studies majors only, or with instructor consent

M S 845 Art Law (2 units)

Schedule: 4:10-6:55 PM on these Monday dates: Jan. 28, Feb. 4, Feb. 11, Feb. 18, Feb. 25, Mar. 4, Mar. 11, Mar. 18, Apr 8., and Apr. 15
Instructor: L. Ellis
Notes: This class meets for the first 10 weeks of the semester only. 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 on Jan. 28  to confirm any available seats. Can be used as an elective for students whose area of emphasis is cultural property law, management, registration/collections management, or curation.

JUST ADDED: M S 850 Museum Volunteer Management and Membership

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

Instructor: C. Fogarty

Notes: For Museum Studies majors only, or with instructor consent.  Course format alternates between whole-class seminar and arranged work in the museum.


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: 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 2012 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 29, 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 2012 in order to be eligible for enrollment in this course

 

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