Courses

THIS PAGE PRESENTS COURSES OFFERED IN THE CURRENT SEMESTER
AS WELL AS INFORMATION ON CHAMP’S INTERDISCIPLINARY GRADUATE MINORS AND THE NEW MASTERS PROGRAM.
KEEP SCROLLING DOWN THE PAGE.

FALL 2017 COURSES
Anth 460: Heritage Management
Anth 515JD: Performativity and Identity
Anth 515MM: Affect Theory
Anth 515JM: Sociocultural Theory
Arch 572: Theories of Architecture
EURO 501: EU Institutions and Governance
IS 451: Introduction to Network Information Systems
IS 502: Libraries, Information and Society
IS 518: Community Informatics
IS 530: Information Needs of Particular Communities
IS 560: Digital Libraries
IS 580: Rare Books and Special Collections
IS 581: Administration and Use of Archival Materials
IS 582: Preserving Information Resources
IS 586: Digital Preservation
IS 590HB: History of the Book
Music 520: Social Theory in 
Ethnomusicology
MUSE 500: Core Problems in Museum Theory and Practice

* GRADUATE MINOR IN HERITAGE STUDIES (appears on the student’s transcript)
* GRADUATE MINOR IN MUSEUM STUDIES 
(appears on the student’s transcript)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE 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 THE 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)

THE NEW CHAMP-UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM ONE-YEAR MA DEGREE 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