Trinity University

Museum Studies

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Overview

The Museum Studies minor provides foundational knowledge of the history, theory, and practice of museums and their collections. Students learn to think critically about how museums and their collections have defined history, culture, and art. The minor also introduces students to practical skills in museum management, educational programming, and grant writing. The primary courses provide opportunities for experiential learning about the curation, interpretation, preservation, and display of works of art and anthropological, historical, and scientific artifacts. The courses in the secondary curriculum provide essential content knowledge for successful museum internships and graduate work.