Hartwick College

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Museum Studies Program

Hartwick College offers an undergraduate program in Museum Studies.  Students take Museum Studies courses in conjunction with a major or minor in an academic field most often associated with museums, such as Anthropology, Art, Art History, Education, History, English, Business Administration, or one of the sciences.  Some students may opt to design their own Individual Student Program. Students who complete the minor will:

  • Understand the many ways museums are used as intellectual resources, preservers, and presenters of the world's cultures, and places of enjoyment and entertainment
  • Have a broader understanding of cultural diversity and the ways that museums reflect positions of power
  • Have an intellectual understanding of how museums provide diverse educational opportunities by offering many different modes of learning


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