Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are statements by faculty members that describe the most important things students will know and be able to do when they graduate from a program.

Bachelor of Science Degree

Upon successful completion of the Art History and Museum Professions BS program, students will be able to:

  • demonstrate proficiency in art historical research and writing, employing the major methodologies of art historical scholarship, and the ability to apply these skills to a range of projects fundamental to art institutions;
  • articulate the history, theory, and cultural roles of museums and collecting from an international perspective;
  • demonstrate familiarity with the organization and operation of art institutions, including exhibition planning, collections management, communications, education, community outreach, and development; and
  • analyze the actions of art institutions in relation to the expectations, needs, and desires of the various communities they serve.