Courses in MUSEUM METHODS (DIVISION 436)

405. Special Problems in Museum Methods. Permission of instructor. (2-4). (Excl). $30 laboratory fee. May be elected for credit twice.

Theory and laboratory practice in the reproduction of natural objects, the design of natural science 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. Some background in biology, anthropology, and/or art is helpful but not required. Students are evaluated on class projects done in lab. Necessary information is covered during class; no text is required, however there is a $30.00 lab fee. The class is primarily a lab with occasional lectures and discussion. Much of the time students are expected to work independently on their own.


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