2019-2020 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Nov 22, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog and Student Handbook

Museum Studies, CSC



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PURPOSE: This two-semester program prepares students for jobs in the museum field. It also provides training for students already working in the field. This program is only offered online.  

CREDENTIALS: A Career Studies Certificate (CSC) is a program of study typically less than one year in length with a major in a career-technical area. Students receiving a CSC intend to pursue immediate employment.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES:  By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an introductory level of competency in the following skills:

  1. Describe the importance of a museum’s mission to its core activities.
  2. Summarize the policies and procedures that should be followed when working with museum collections, including those related to: acquisitions, dispersals, risk management, and care and handling.
  3. Successfully complete an internship at an approved museum, gallery, or cultural institution.

 

Required Courses


Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 15


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.

ART 184 - Survey of Museum Practice  is cross-listed with HIS 183 - Survey of Museum Practice . Credit will not be awarded for both. Contact your advisor or the division office for more information.

ART 185 - Introduction to Museum Education  is cross-listed with HIS 185 - Introduction to Museum Education . Credit will not be awarded for both. Contact your advisor or the division office for more information.

One-credit ART 195  and/or HIST 195  Topics in Museum Studies courses will be regularly offered online and will cover a range of subjects relevant to current issues in the museum field.

ART 186 - Collections Management  is cross-listed with HIS 186 - Collections Management . Credit will not be awarded for both. Contact your advisor or the division office for more information.

Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report by accessing the Student Information System (SIS) through the myTyler portal.

Courses noted as Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.

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