Museum Research Apprenticeship Program (MRAP)

MRAP F288      Museum Research Apprentice I
1-2 Credits

Offered Fall and Spring

Provides opportunities for undergraduate student research or scholarship in museum-based subjects not available in typical undergraduate courses. Students are required to perform research tasks associated with specimens or objects and their associated data and to turn in a final report. Opportunities range across several museum-based disciplines (archaeology, botany, earth science, entomology, ethnology and history, film, fine art, ichthyology, mammalogy, informal science education, and ornithology). Course may be repeated. Student must contact a potential mentor before enrolling to determine whether matching opportunities exist.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 0 + 3-6

MRAP F293P      Special Topics
1-8 Credits

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1-8 + 0 + 0

MRAP F488      Museum Research Apprentice II
1-2 Credits

Offered Fall and Spring

Provides opportunities for advanced undergraduate student research or scholarship in museum-based subjects not available in typical undergraduate courses, building upon prior experience. Students are required to perform tasks associated with specimens, objects, and associated data and to turn in a final report. Opportunities range across several museum-based disciplines (archaeology, botany, earth science, entomology, ethnology and history, film, fine art, ichthyology, mammalogy, informal science education, and ornithology). Course repeatable to a maximum of 12 credits. Student must contact potential mentor before enrolling to determine whether experience is sufficient and matching opportunities exist.

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 0 + 3-6

MRAP F493P      Special Topics
1-8 Credits

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1-8 + 0 + 0