Certificate in Museum & Cultural Heritage Professions {23-24}

Certificate in Museum and Cultural Heritage Professions

The Certificate in Museum and Cultural Heritage Professions is designed to familiarize students with the protocols, practices, and career opportunities in the field of Museum and Cultural Heritage.

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements are the same as indicated in the undergraduate degree programs for the School of Art.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the professional practices and protocols of museum and cultural heritage professions.
  • Apply professional practices of these fields through hands-on projects in courses such as Art 485, Art 469, or Hist 226.

Program Delivery Mode
Land plus: face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required

Core Requirements ( 20 credits )

Select two from the following three course groupings for a total of 8 credits:                        

ART 233 and ART 233M Global Art History I (3) and Methods (1)                         
ART 234 and ART 234M Global Art History II (3) and Methods (1)
ART 235 and ART 235M Global Art History III (3) and Methods (1)  

ART 485 Professional Curatorial Practice (4) OR
ART 469 Internship (4)                    

Additionally, select:

Choose 2 Upper-Level Art History courses 300 and above from list for 8 total credits

ART 345 Art of Social and Environmental Justice (3)
ART 408 Women and Art (4)
ART 425 Art History Field Experience (4)
ART 430 Nineteenth Century Art (4)
ART 431 Twentieth Century Art (4)
ART 390/ART 490 Topics in Art (must be art history topic - may be repeated as different topics) (1-3)

Restricted Electives ( 6-8 credits )

Select two courses from list:

ART 485 Professional Curatorial Practice (4) *if not taken in above core requirements
ART 469 Internship (4) *if not taken in above core requirements
EIT 261 Legal and Ethical Issues in Entertainment (3)
FILM 460 Curating and Programming Media Arts (4)
HIST 226 Introduction to Cultural Management (3)
LEAD 301 Introduction to Leadership (3)
MKTG 270 Principles of Marketing (3)