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Degree Requirements

33 credit hours required
Recommended enrollments are 6 hours fall and spring semesters, 3 hours in the summer.
A minimum grade point average of 3.0 is needed for graduation.

Core Course

LSTD 5003 Intro to Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies* (3 hours)
LSTD 5013 Interdisciplinary Foundation (3 hours)
LSTD 5043 Research Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies OR LSTD 5083 Qualitative Research Methods (3 hours)**

All core courses must be completed prior to taking electives. Courses must be taken in the order listed.

*NOTE: LSTD 5003 and LSTD 5013 must be taken in your first semester and are prerequisites for all other courses

**NOTE: To be taken after completing LSMS 5113, LSMS 5190, and one concentration elective.

Advisors

Military
LaDawn Jones
ladawnjones@ou.edu
(405) 325-6421

Non-Military
Lindsey Gunderson
gunderson@ou.edu
(405) 325-5827

Concentration Course

SMS 5113 The World of a Museum (3 hours) Prerequisite for all other Museum Studies courses
LSMS 5190 Museum Project (3 hours) Check with your academic advisor for enrollment in the term prior to requesting enrollment in LSMS 5190

      Museum Project Guidelines
      Sample Museum Project Proposal 

One course from the following: Can be taken in conjunction with LSMS 5113

LSMS 5133 History and Architecture of Museums (3 hours)
LSMS 5163 Museum Management and Leadership (3 hours)
LSMS 5173 Museums, Cultures, and Communities (3 hours)
LSMS 5183 Museum Collections (3 hours)

Elective Courses

9 hours required from the following or other courses as approved:

Elective courses are offered on a rotational basis. Please check for specific semester availability.

LSMS 5133 History and Architecture of Museums (3 hours)
LSMS 5163 Museum Management and Leadership (3 hours)
LSMS 5173 Museums, Cultures, and Communities (3 hours)
LSMS 5183 Museum Collections (3 hours)
LSMS 5333 Introduction to Museum Interpretation (3 hours)
LSMS 5423 Controversy and the World of the Museum (3 hours)
LSMS 5700 Advanced Topics in Administrative Leadership (3 hours)
LSMS 5920 Internship (3 hours)
LSTD 5960 Directed Readings in Interdisciplinary Studies (3 hours)

Degree Completion

6 hours required from one of the following:

LSTD 5980 Thesis or 6 hours of Museum Studies elective coursework and written comprehensive examination

Degree Completion Worksheet

Museum Studies Degree Planning Worksheet