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Museum Studies

Electives

The following are examples of electives one might take for the certificate program. In addition to courses in the College of Arts and Sciences, students may take elective courses in the College of Commerce, the College of Communication and Information Sciences, the College of Education, and the College of Human Environmental Science.

Please contact Dr. John Friel, Museum Studies Advisor, at jpfriel@ua.edu for an official list of approved electives.

AMS 507 : Landscapes of the South

AMS 512 : On the Road

AMS 521 : Writer and Artist in America

AMS 522 : Popular Culture in America

AMS 529 : America between the Wars (1919-1941)

AMS 532 : African American Folk Art

AMS 545 : The “Good War”

AMS 565 : Fictions of American Identity

AMS 570: Natives and Newcomers

AMS 585 : American Experience to 1865

ANT 509 : Ancient Maya Civilization

ANT 513 : Peoples of Latin America

ANT 544 : Anthropology of Cemeteries

ANT 550 : Problems in Anthropology

ANT 550-002 : Maya Language and Culture

ANT 550-003 : The Archaeologies of Identities

ANT 550-004 : Lab Analysis

ANT 550-006 : Visual Documentation in Archaeology

ANT 575 : Biology, Culture, and Evolution

ANT 621 : Native Americans in Ethnohistorical Perspective

ARH 550 : Literature of Art

ARH 565 : Renaissance Bodies: Portraiture in Early Modern Italy

ARH 577: American Art Seminar: Art of the Lost Cause

ARH 580 : Twentieth Century Seminar (Representing Conflict)

BSC 695 : Principles of Systematics

CIS 650 : Seminar in Culture and Communication

CIS 652  : Seminar in Public Memory and Forgetting

CIS 669 :  Visual Communication

COM 565 : Intercultural Communication

CTD 548 : History Of Costumes

EN 640 : Early America. Digital Humanities, and the Art of Critical Editions

GEO 516 : Volcanology

GEO 525 : Introduction to Micropaleontology

GY 589 : Forest Ecology and Vegetation Analysis

HY 601 : Literature of American History

HY 603 : Literature of European History

HY 605 Literature of Colonial Latin American History

HY 607 : Black History from Reconstruction to Jim Crow

HY 608 : Proseminar of Southern History

HY 665 : History Method and Theory

LS 500 : Information and Media

LS 533 : Special Libraries & Information Centers

LS 536 : Archives

LS 541 : Youth Programming

LS 555 : Introduction to Archival Studies 

LS 556 : Intellectual Foundations of Archival Theory and Practice 

LS 577 : Archival Appraisal

MUSM 502 :  Museum Collections Management

MUSM 503 : Museum Education and Exhibition

MUSM 505 : Exhibit Design & Production

REL 501 : Social Theory and Religious Studies

REL 502 : Public Humanities & Religious Studies: Foundations

TH 530 : History of Costume for Stage 

TH 628 : Problems in Theatre Arts: Design: Process and Model Making 

TH 636 : Costume Design through the Ages

TH 671 : Leadership in the Arts

TH 673 : Financial Management in the Arts

TH 674 : Arts Policy, Advocacy and Public Relations

TH 676 : Marketing for the Arts

TH 678 : Board Relationships & Planning in the Arts