Joint Bachelor of Arts with Master of Arts

The joint bachelor's and master's degree in Museum Studies is the first in the nation. Baylor students can complete the two degrees in five years; this can be done entirely in Museum Studies or in conjunction with an undergraduate major in American Studies, Anthropology, Art and Art History, History, or Journalism.

Museum Studies

To earn a joint BA/MA in American Studies and Museum Studies, a student must complete all requirements for the BA degree with a major in American Studies, for a total of 124 credit hours, as well as additional coursework at the graduate level.

American Studies and Museum Studies

To earn a joint BA/MA in American Studies and Museum Studies, a student must complete all requirements for the BA degree with a major in American Studies, for a total of 124 credit hours, as well as additional coursework at the graduate level. 

Anthropology and Museum Studies

To earn a joint BA/MA in Anthropology and Museum Studies, a student must complete all requirements for the BA degree with a major in Anthropology, for a total of 124 credit hours, as well as additional coursework at the graduate level. (See the Graduate Catalog for details of graduate requirements, including eligibility and admissions.)

Art and Art History and Museum Studies

To earn a joint BA/MA in Art and Art History and Museum Studies, a student must complete all requirements for the BA degree with a major in Art History or Studio Art, for a total of 124 credit hours, as well as additional coursework at the graduate level. (See the Graduate Catalog for details of graduate requirements, including eligibility and admissions.)

History and Museum Studies

To earn a joint BA/MA in History and Museum Studies, a student must complete all requirements for the BA degree with a major in History, for a total of 124 credit hours, as well as additional coursework at the graduate level. (See the Graduate Catalog for details of graduate requirements, including eligibility and admissions.)

Journalism and Museum Studies

To earn a joint BA/MA in Journalism and Museum Studies, a student must complete all requirements for the BA degree with a major in Journalism, for a total of 124 credit hours, as well as additional coursework at the graduate level. (See the Graduate Catalog for details of graduate requirements, including eligibility and admissions.)

Department of Museum Studies

1300 S. University Parks Drive
Waco, TX 76706

(254) 710-1233