Introduces the field of Museum and Heritage Studies by examining heritage sites, museums, art galleries, zoos, natural parks and others. Traditional institutions will be examined along with new forms, including virtual museums. Course Hours:H(3-0) Notes:Students may be required to attend off-campus events outside of class time.
Students will be introduced to five different areas of Audience Development and how audience development is affected by museum education, museum marketing strategies, evaluation and assessment of audience, the use of technology in museums, as well as how audience is affected by museum and community relationships. Course Hours:H(2-2) Antirequisite(s):Not open to students with credit in General Studies 301.07. Notes:Preference in enrolment is given to students enrolled in the Museum and Heritage Studies Minor program. Registration information can be found on the Enrolment Services website http://www.ucalgary.ca/registrar/. Students may be required to attend off-campus events outside of class time.
Examines the nature of collecting, curating, exhibiting and interpreting material and non-material culture in museums and heritage institutions. Course Hours:H(3-0) Prerequisite(s):Museum and Heritage Studies 201. Notes:Students may be required to attend off-campus events outside of class time.
Examines a range of theoretical issues of museum management and planning. This theoretical framework will be applied through the study of museum exhibition story lines, as well as the implications of broader and long-range exhibition and institutional planning. Course Hours:H(0-3S) Prerequisite(s):Museum and Heritage Studies 201 Notes:Students may be required to attend off-campus events outside of class time.
Supervised individual study of a special topic. Course Hours:H(3-0) Prerequisite(s):Consent of the Associate Dean (Undergraduate Programs). Notes:Students should contact the Office of the Associate Dean (Undergraduate Programs) at least two weeks prior to the first day of classes to arrange an independent study course. MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
Work in a local museological or heritage institution under a professional supervisor. Course Hours:H(0-6) Corequisite(s):Prerequisites or Corequisites: Museum and Heritage Studies 331 and consent of the Program Coordinator. Notes:Students must contact the practicum co-ordinator at least three weeks prior to the start of classes to arrange for placement at a hosting institution. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA