Courses in MUSEUM METHODS (DIVISION 436)

405. Special Problems in Museum Methods. Permission of instructor. (2-4). (Excl). $45 laboratory fee. May be elected for credit twice.

Theory and laboratory practice in the reproduction of natural objects and subject matter in the context of natural history museum exhibits. Various topics will include: introductory use of power tools, making, and using modeling tools, introduction to various sculpting, molding and casting materials and techniques, and creating a portfolio. Intended as an advanced continuation of Museum Methods 406. Prerequisite: Museum Methods 406 or demonstration of equivalent knowledge/experience. Admission by permission of instructor only. Student evaluation based on exams, class projects, and individual progress. Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations and lab. Necessary information is covered in class; no text is required. Cost:2 WL:3 (Erickson)


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