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Museum Studies: Academic-Year Courses

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Academic-Year Courses (Fall, Spring)
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FALL 2016 Certificate Courses

Costs / Early Registration Discount
In addition to the tuition, there is a $25 nonrefundable registration fee paid once per semester. The early registration discount applies to registrations received (paid in full) by August 19.

Syllabi and course material lists can be found under Course Descriptions.

Museum History and Fundamentals
Explore the history of the major types of museums and the current issues and ethical challenges they encounter today. Understand how the primary public mission is established and interpreted. Discover how community inclusion is achieved and diversity is accomplished.
MSC1000 / noncredit / $600
Discount: $575 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, and alumni; Neuberger Museum members; and early registration discount)
Instructor: Beth Gersh-Nesic
Mon., 6:30–9:30 p.m.
Sept. 19–Dec. 5 (10 sessions; no class Oct. 3 & 10)
Room: To be announced

Museum Education
Investigate education and learning in museums and examine the principal activities in planning and implementing educational experiences for museum visitors. Consider the roles of museum educators and the principles of informal learning. Learn how museums use strategies to assess learning interests for potential audiences and include technology in museum learning. Includes interaction with Neuberger Museum education staff.
MSC1030 / noncredit / $300
Discount: $275 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, and alumni; Neuberger Museum members; and early registration discount)
Instructor: Carol Ward
Wed., 6:30–9:30 p.m.
Sept. 21–Oct. 26 (5 sessions; no class Oct. 12)
Room: To be announced

Updated April 27, 2016

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