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Museum Studies Minor

General Requirements

  • Students must meet with a college advisor to declare a minor and review the program requirements.
  • A grade of C or higher is required in all courses for the minor.
  • A minimum of 12 credit hours of the minor must be completed at FGCU.
  • Students desiring certification of a minor and designation on their academic transcript must verify that the minor is displayed on their Graduation Application.

Specific Information

Complete the following:

  • ANT 2040C Foundations in Museum Studies (3)
  • ANT 3942 Museum Internship (3)

Complete two of the following:

  • ANT 3041 Public Education in Museums (3)
  • ANT 3042C Museum Exhibit Design (3)
  • ANT 3824L Archaeological Field Lab (3)
  • HIS 3065 Introduction to Public History (3)
  • HIS 3151 Material Culture (3)

Complete two additional courses (6 hours) from the following list of approved Museum Studies electives:

  • Museum Administration
    • CGS 1100 Computer Software & Technology (3)
    • GEB 1011 Introduction to Business (3)
    • PUR 3000 Principles of Public Relations (3)
    • PUR 3100 Public Relations Writing (3)

  • Object Care and Exhibition
    • ART 1201 Methods and Concepts I  (3)
    • ART 1203 Methods and Concepts II  (3)

  • Interpretation and Educational Outreach
    • ANT 3231 Introduction to Folklore (3)
    • ANT 3390 Visual Anthropology (3)
    • EEC 4203 Prog for Young Children (3)
    • EVR 4924 Environmental Education (3)
    • HIS 3070 Oral History
    • PUR 3100 Public Relations Writing (3)
    • SPC 2023 Public Speaking (3)
    • SPC 3721 Interracial/Intercultural Comm (3)

Catalog Year: 2020-2021

Total Semester Hours Required: 18 Hours

Transfer Notes

Transfer credits will ordinarily be accepted from regionally accredited institutions and evaluated for appropriate credit toward requirements in the student's degree program.