Towson University

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Department of Art + Design, Art History, Art Education

The Department of Art + Design, Art History, Art Education offers undergraduate degrees with a minor in Museum Studies provides students with a comprehensive education in the field of museology by looking at the history, philosophy, role, operation, and multiple functions of museums in American society. Academic theory in the political, social, business, legal, and ethical issues that confront museum professionals is combined with practical experience in the form of museum internships, field trips, and directed research projects to give students a foundation for work in university, public, and private museums. This minor is designed to complement majors in the fields of studio art, art history, art education, history, anthropology, business, interdisciplinary studies, environmental science and studies, among others.

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