Museum Scholarship Practicum

Students devise and carry out a research program using the collections at the Smithsonian Institution or some other cooperating museum, working under joint supervision of a museum professional and a university faculty member.

Prerequisite: AMST856; and permission of Museum Scholarship Program required.
Also offered as: ANTH857, HIST811.
Credit only granted for: AMST857, ANTH857, or HIST811.
Aerial view of the Museum of Natural History and the Federal Triangle. The museum's collections total over 126 million specimens of plants, animals, fossils, minerals, rocks, meteorites, and human cultural artifacts. It is the second most popular of all of the Smithsonian museums and is also home to about 185 professional natural history scientists Ñ the largest group of scientists dedicated to the study of natural and cultural history in the world.
Course Information
  • Course Id:AMST857
  • Credit:3-6
  • Room:Contact department or instructor for details.
  • Days:Contact department or instructor for details.
Mary Corbin Sies

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