Museum Studies Minor

A minor in museum studies teaches imparts the skills needed in order to pursue advanced degrees that will qualify students to work in the fields of archaeology and anthropology, and in museums themselves.

Museum Studies Minor Classes

Museum Studies Minor Classes

ANTH 202 Introduction to Archaeology
ANTH 210 Social and Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 225 Introduction to Biological Anthropology
ANTH 226 Introduction to Biological Anthropology Lab
ANTH 313 Historical Archaeology
ANTH 330 Field Research in Anthropology
ANTH 350 Archaeology of the Old World
ANTH 351 Classical Archaeology
ANTH 409 Science, Pseudoscience and Critical Thinking in Anthropology
ANTH 423 Bioarchaeology
ANTH 484 Anthropology Internship
ANTH 485 Directed Studies


  • A minor in Museum Studies requires 15 total credit hours, 9 from minor electives, and a minimum of 6 hours at the 300-400 level.
  • Students must maintain a “C” average or higher in minor courses.
  • Transfer students can receive credit for certain equivalent courses. See department advisor.

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The unique flexibility of courses and the unparalleled access to top quality professors, laboratories, and the sea puts our students in a great position to succeed in any number of paths.

Career Paths

Museum Curator
Secondary Education

Hiring Agencies

Government Agencies
Secondary Schools

Salary Ranges

College Professor: $69,911 on average
Museum Curator: $42 - $68K

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