Master of Arts in Cultural Sustainability: Curriculum Maps


Curriculum Map

                 Program Goals
Course  1 2 3 4 5 6
CSP 600: Introduction to Cultural Sustainability Yes         Yes
CSP 605: Cultural Policy Yes Yes        
CSP 610: Introduction to Cultural Documentation   Yes   Yes    
CSP 610F: Introduction to Cultural Documentation- Field Lab   Yes   Yes    
CSP 615: Cultural Partnership   Yes Yes      
CSP 618: Cultural Sustainability Theory Yes         Yes 
CSP 620: Food and Foodways Yes   Yes      
CSP 625: Festivals, Events, and Performances   Yes Yes      
CSP 626: Nonprofit Leadership and Management   Yes     Yes  
CSP 628: Principles of Cultural Mediation   Yes     Yes  
CSP 630: Community and Economic Development   Yes     Yes  
CSP 635: Interpretive Planning and Project Management     Yes   Yes  
CSP 638: Native Language Preservation Yes Yes        
CSP 640: Exhibits, Real and Virtual   Yes Yes      
CSP 642: Culture and Calamity Yes          
CSP 645: Advanced Cultural Documentation and Archival Management   Yes     Yes  
CSP 648: Making Museums Relevant Yes         Yes
CSP 650: Organizing Communities: Advocacy, Activism, and Social Justice   Yes     Yes  
CSP 653: Topics and Issues in Cultural Sustainability Yes         Yes
CSP 660: Oral History   Yes   Yes    
CSP 665: Arts and Social Change Yes Yes        
CSP 670: Ethnographic Methodologies (AB&C)     Yes Yes    

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Research, demonstrate and apply knowledge of cultural practices and contemporary issues pertaining to cultural sustainability which contribute to human and ecological well-being.   
  2. Exhibit professional and ethical responsibility in managing partnerships that foster community self-determination and empower community efforts in cultural documentation, preservation, revitalization and social equity.
  3. Design, undertake and critique cultural documentation field projects applying diverse research methods such as observation, writing, photography, video, and/or sound recording to identify and nurture traditions of knowledge and practice that are meaningful and valued by communities.
  4. Devise, implement and evaluate actions that support cultural sustainability such as educational programs, exhibitions, performances, workshops, projects, media productions, websites, festivals and other initiatives that align with community practices.
  5. Identify and demonstrate a range of professional management skills that contribute to organizational sustainability such as financial skills, communications, and leadership through collaboration, teamwork, and consensus building.
  6. Identify strategies for cultivating a professional network of practitioners and organizations in  support of a community of practice.