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Courses in LSA Exhibit Museum
Museum Methods (MUSMETH)
The College of LSA offers through the facilities of the Museum of Natural History laboratory/discussion/lecture courses for students interested in natural science museum exhibits. Museum methods courses are open to undergraduate and graduate students. These courses focus mainly on the principles, methods, and techniques used by professional exhibit designers. Some basic concepts in educational design and theory, as related to museums, are also covered.
MUSMETH 405. Special Problems in Museum Methods
Permission of instructor; MUSMETH 406 is desired. (2 - 4). May be elected twice for credit. F.

Theory and practice in the reproduction of natural objects; the design of natural history exhibits; and the preparation of dioramas. Special emphasis is given to the problems and interests of those teaching science or nature interpretation. Students desiring instruction and guidance in special fields of museum methods may also elect this course.

MUSMETH 406 / UC 406. Special Problems in Museum Methods
(3). May be elected twice for credit. W.

Theory and laboratory practice in the reproduction of natural objects, the design of natural science exhibits. Special emphasis is given to the problems and interests of those teaching science or nature interpretation. Students desiring instruction and guidance in special fields of museum methods may also elect this course.

MUSMETH 499. Independent Research
Permission of instructor. (1 - 4). (INDEPENDENT). May be elected three times for credit.

Independent research in the field of natural history museum studies with a designated exhibit preparator or educator.

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