The minor in museum studies gives you a foundational understanding and the practical skills needed to work in a museum setting. This interdisciplinary studies minor combines practical courses in exhibit preparation with theoretical approaches to museum interpretation and management.

This minor can equip you for work in a variety of educational display facilities: museums, monuments, art galleries, historical houses, national parks, nature centers, zoos, botanical gardens, and more.

If you want to turn this interdisciplinary studies minor into a major, consider Truman’s interdisciplinary studies major.


Chair: Aaron Fine (Art + Design + Art History Department)
Heidi Cook (Art + Design + Art History Department)
Stephanie Fore (Biology Department)
Jason McDonald (History Department)
Sara Orel (Art + Design + Art History Department)

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Interdisciplinary Studies Program