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Museum Studies*

Career Studies Certificate (C.S.C.)

Purpose

To provide an introduction to the museum field and professional development for students already employed by museums and other cultural organizations engaged in the display and maintenance of collections. Program may be completed online.

Admission Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet JTCC admission requirements and must complete placement tests (or equivalent) in English. If students have deficiencies in English, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should see a counselor and returning students their advisor for more information.

Program Curriculum

1st Semester Credits Standard Course Options
*ART 184 Survey of Museum Practice 3 HIS 183
Topics in Museum Studies 1 See Note 1.
Topics in Museum Studies 1 See Note 1.
Total Credits 5  
2nd Semester Credits Standard Course Options
*ART 186 Collections Management 3 HIS 186
ART 296 Museum Internship 3 HIS 296
Topics in Museum Studies 1 See Note 1.
Total Credits 7  
Total Credits For Program 12  

Notes and Additional Curriculum Options

  1. Three-week 1-credit ART 195 Topics in Museum Studies courses will be regularly offered online and will cover a range of subjects relevant to current issues in the museum field.

    *ART 184 Survey of Museum Practice and ART 186 Collections Management have been approved to be cross-listed with HIS 183 Survey of Museum Practice and HIS 186 Collections Management. Contact your advisor or the division office for more information.

For additional information on this program, please contact the Division of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: 804-706-5086 (Chester) or 804-594-1509 (Midlothian).

2014-2015 College Catalog & Student Handbook

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