GRADUATE ADVISEMENT

ART EDUCATION MA:

See handbook for curriculum details and coursework
Exit Form (Must complete One semester before you intend to graduate)
Committee form (Must complete One semester before you intend to graduate)

MA Exams are typically done in the final semester.  Exams are due the first week of March (Spring) or October (Fall).

MA Exam forms:
Announcement of Exam

GRADUATE MINORS:

An existing, approved graduate minor can be added to any graduate degree. Please see the graduate advisor for details about how this will affect your curriculum and timeline, as these differ depending on your degree.  All transcripted minors require the submission of the Transcripted Minor form along with the Program of Study or Application for Candidacy, as appropriate.

GRADUATE MINORS IN MUSEUM STUDIES:

The Graduate Minor in Museum Studies is intended to be an interdisciplinary program that emphasizes mentoring and collaborative opportunities through a combination of structured work experiences, academic instruction, supervised internships and short-term professional workshops and training courses. Additional emphasis will be placed on collection care, management and preservation.

The Graduate Minor in Museum Studies will require 9 hours of course work and 6 hours of internship for a total of 15 hours.  Internship opportunities will be created at a number of museums on the University of New Mexico campus and around the state.  Each internship will have a specific relation to the needs of the institution and its collections.  Students will be able to apply for internships at specific museums.  The application process will be competitive and based on selection criteria established by the specific internship’s requirements.

The minor is available to any student enrolled in any graduate degree program.  Once completed, the minor will appear on a student’s transcript.

The minor is distributed as follows:
6 hours of required Core Courses
Museum Studies 507, Museum Practices (3)
Museum Studies 585, Seminar in Museum Methods (3)
3 Hours of Museum Studies Topics Courses
Museum Studies 529, Topics in Museum Methods (3)
6 Hours if Internship
Museum Studies 586, Practicum: Museum Methods (3)

GRADUATE MINOR IN ARTS LEADERSHIP AND BUSINESS:

Each of the following core required courses:
ALB *450         Business Planning for the Arts (3 Cr.)
or
ALB *451         Non-Profit Arts Administration (3 Cr.)

ALB *365         Social Media Arts Marketing (online) (3 Cr.)
ALB *370         T: Fundraising for Arts Organizations (3 Cr.)
ALB *495         Arts Management Internship (3 Cr.)

and ONE of the following electives:
ALB *370         Problems in Arts Leadership & Business (3 Cr.)
or
ALB *470         Adv Topics in Arts Leadership & Business (3 Cr.)

(changing topics rotate by semester)

Graduate Advisor

Kat Heatherington

Phone: 505-277-6672
Office: 255
Email: art255@unm.edu

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