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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 eligible 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 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 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 580 : Twentieth Century Seminar (Representing Conflict)
  • CIS 650 :  Seminar in Culture and 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 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
  • 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