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Students in Prof. Lesa Bush's undergraduate museum education course created activities for the Mayborn Museum Complex's Science Night.
Students in Prof. Lesa Bush's undergraduate museum education course created activities for the Mayborn Museum Complex's Science Night.
Students in Prof. Lesa Bush's undergraduate museum education course created activities for the Mayborn Museum Complex's Science Night.
Students in Prof. Lesa Bush's undergraduate museum education course created activities for the Mayborn Museum Complex's Science Night.
Students in Prof. Lesa Bush's undergraduate museum education course created activities for the Mayborn Museum Complex's Science Night.
Students in Prof. Lesa Bush's undergraduate museum education course created activities for the Mayborn Museum Complex's Science Night.
Students in Dr. Holcomb's undergraduate Collections Management class check out the new exhibits in the Mayborn.
Students in Dr. Holcomb's undergraduate Collections Management class check out the new exhibits in the Mayborn.
Students in Joy Summar-Smith's Exhibit Design class designed and installed an exhibit at the Dr Pepper Museum.
Students in Joy Summar-Smith's Exhibit Design class designed and installed an exhibit at the Dr Pepper Museum.

For Students Graduating Under the 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

For the minor, students will complete eighteen semester hours including the following:

A. MST 1300 (3 hours)
B. MST 4V60 (3 hours)
C. Twelve semester hours selected from at least two of the four concentration areas:

1. Education: MST 2303, 3305
2. Collections: MST 3304, 4305, 4324
3. Curation: MST 3308, 4307, 4309
4. Administration: MST 4301, 4313

D. A grade of "C" or better in museum studies courses used for the minor.

A minimum of nine hours at the "3000" or "4000" level is required.

For Students Graduating Under the 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog or earlier:

The baccalaureate minor in Museum Studies requires eighteen semester hours, including four core courses, and two additional courses at the 3000 or 4000 level.

Undergraduate students at Baylor usually start with Introduction to Museums, and then move on to the other core courses: Museum Educational Programming, Introduction to Museum Administration, and Introduction to Collections Management. Advanced courses include Exhibit Design, Introduction to Ethical Issues in Collections Management, American Material Culture, American Decorative Arts, and Special Topics courses such as Writing in Museums.

Department of Museum Studies

1300 S. University Parks Drive
Waco, TX 76706

(254) 710-1233