Where can museum studies take you?
Learn the techniques and histories of creating museum exhibits that teach and inspire.
As a museum studies minor, you’ll get practical experience in a museum or gallery setting while exploring the interconnections of art history, history and anthropology.
Faculty and career advisers help you secure competitive internships in the field as you create a foundation for future graduate work or a career in museums or other exhibition spaces.
- INSIDE MUSEUM STUDIES
- MINOR REQUIREMENTS
- CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Step into a world of hands-on collaboration, combining primarily art history, anthropology and history, in this exciting minor that will nurture your desire for experimentation and innovation.
You’ll do more than peek behind the curtain of museum exhibits. At Susquehanna, you’ll learn to research, curate and display artifacts and histories in a lively and informative way through the interdisciplinary museum studies minor.
And you can do all this closer to Philadelphia, New York City and Washington, D.C., than any other school that offers an undergraduate museum studies program.
- You’ll take courses that explore visual display practices relevant to museum studies and its history.
- You’ll complete projects involving analysis and implementation of museum collecting and display processes.
- And you’ll develop in-demand research skills vital for success within the museum field.
Choose from a collection of elective classes in art history, anthropology and art history or a course offered through one of several Global Opportunities (GO) programs to shape your interests and specialization.
We’re also uniquely positioned to provide you with internship opportunities with the Lore Degenstein Gallery on campus; local museums and historical houses; or other important museums, exhibitionary spaces, archives, and state or national parks with public exhibition or commemorative spaces.