Minors & MAs

CHAMP OFFERS TWO INTERDISCIPLINARY GRADUATE MINORS:
HERITAGE STUDIES (the minor appears on the student’s transcript)
* MUSEUM STUDIES 
(the minor appears on the student’s transcript)
AND SCROLL DOWN FOR THE MS IN INFORMATION MANAGEMENT.
ALSO SCROLL DOWN FOR OUR NEW JOINT MA WITH U. OF BIRMINGHAM (UK).

REQUIREMENTS FOR HERITAGE STUDIES MINOR:
STUDENTS MUST TAKE 2 OF THE FOLLOWING 3 COURSES:
Anth 460/LA460: Heritage Management 

LA 594/Anth 594: Cultural Heritage
RST 570/Anth 570: Cultural Aspects of Tourism
Students also must take an additional 2 elective courses (or 1 more course
if they have taken all three courses listed above). That elective 
course selection
will be made from an approved list and should be consulted with
Dr. Amita Sinha for students in the 
Landscape Architecture Department or
with Dr. Helaine Silverman for 
students in other departments.

In addition, the minor requires students to do a final project or paper in consultation with CHAMP’s director and the relevant faculty advisor.
SEE:
http://catalog.illinois.edu/graduate/graduate-minors/heritage-studies/#minortext

REQUIREMENTS FOR MUSEUM STUDIES MINOR:
MUSE 500: Core Problems in Museum Theory and Practice (required)
The student then choose 3 elective courses from the following list,
at least one of which must be at 500 level. Students are warned

that they may NOT “double-dip” for the two grad minors.
Anth 460: Heritage Management
Anth 560: Anthropology and Law
Art H 460: Museum Management (Phillips Collection internship)
ArtH 539: Academies of Art
ArtH 560: Collections, Museums and Patrons
CI 590: Critical Public Pedagogies
LIS 490: Museum Informatics
LIS 590: Community Information Systems
MUSE 420: Collections Management
MUSE 440: Museum Registration
MUSE 589: Special Topics in Museum Studies
– Museum Ethnography
– Organizational Behavior of Museums
In addition, the minor requires students to do a final project or paper
in 
consultation with the Coordinator of the Museum Studies Minor.

UIUC’s SCHOOL OF INFORMATION SCIENCES (“ischool”) OFFERS
MS in Information Management
https://ischool.illinois.edu/academics/degrees/msim
MS in Library and Information Science
https://ischool.illinois.edu/academics/degrees/mslis

For more information contact Dr. Mike Twidale (twidale@illinois.edu)

CHAMP-UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM NOW OFFER A ONE-YEAR MA IN
INTERNATIONAL HERITAGE MANAGEMENT
Students spend the fall semester at the University of Birmingham.
Students spend the spring semester at the University of Illinois.
FALL COURSES: Critical Approaches to Heritage; Heritage Conservation 
Management; Financial Management of Heritage
SPRING COURSES: Heritage Management in Living Communities; Heritage and Regeneration; Research Methods in Heritage Work
STUDY TOURS enrich both semesters.
THESIS (15,000 words) is required for the degree.
UPON COMPLETION STUDENTS RECEIVE: MA Diploma from the University of Birmingham and Certificate in International Heritage Management from the University of Illinois.
For information, please contact Hannah Stretton: h.stretton@bham.ac.uk