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New Mexico State University

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


MINOR: Museum Conservation

The Museum Conservation minor requires 18 credits. Students cannot earn both a bachelor's degree in the department of Art and the Museum Conservation minor unless they pass at least 6 credits in the minor beyond the requirements of the major. An undergraduate minor in Museum conservation requires the completion of 9 credits of the three 400 level museum conservation listed below, and 9 credits of the courses selected from one of the three tracks listed below.

Requirements

Required Courses (9 credits):

ART 401Museum Conservation Techniques I

3 cr. (2+3P)

ART 402Museum Conservation Techniques II

3 cr. (2+3P)

ART 403Preventative Conservation/Collections Care

3 cr.

ART 401: Spring; ART 402: Fall; ART 403: Directed Readings

Track 1: Anthropology

Nine credits from the following:

ANTH 313Ancient Mexico

3 cr.

ANTH 315Introduction to Archaeology

3 cr.

ANTH 316Archaeology of the American Southwest

3 cr.

ANTH 318Historical Archaeology in Latin America

3 cr.

ANTH 334Anthropology of Art

3 cr.

ANTH 378Introduction to Lab Methods in Archaeology

3 cr.

ANTH 414The Archaeology of Religion

3 cr.

ANTH 485Special Research Project

1-3 cr.

ANTH 313: offered every fall; ANTH 378: offered intermittently

Track 2: Art

Nine credits from the following:

ART 150Drawing I

3 cr. (2+4P)

ART 250Introduction to Drawing

3 cr. (2+4P)

ART 260Introduction to Painting

3 cr. (2+4P)

ART 265Introduction to Sculpture

3 cr. (2+4P)

ART 270Introduction to Photography

3 cr. (2+4P)

ART 275Introduction to Ceramics

3 cr. (2+4P)

ART 280Introduction to Printmaking

3 cr. (2+4P)

ART 285Introduction to Metals and Jewelry

3 cr. (2+4P)

ART 295GIntroduction to Art History I

3 cr.

ART 296GIntroduction to Art History II

3 cr.

ART 298Writing in Art

3 cr.

Track 3: History

Nine credits from the following:

HIST 330VIntroduction to Religious Studies

3 cr.

HIST 334Art and Life in Renaissance Italy

3 cr.

HIST 371Ancient Greece

3 cr.

HIST 397Introduction to Public History

3 cr.

HIST 424History of Art, Thought and Literature

3 cr.

HIST 438Antiquity and Modernity

3 cr.

HIST 481Time Traveling Through New Mexico's Past

3 cr.

HIST 483Historic Preservation

3 cr.

HIST 484Historical Editing, Theory and Practice

3 cr.

HIST 486Interpreting Historic Places for the Public

3 cr.