This concentration focuses on the practice and theory of
managing collections of records and papers in a variety of archival
settings. The concentration meets the needs of students planning
archival careers in government agencies, libraries, historical
societies, corporations, not-for-profit organizations, museums, and
religious institutions. The concentration courses may also be of
interest to students planning careers in special, public, and
Graduates of the Archival Studies Concentration Learn
- Describe the nature of archives and the role of the
- Apply archival principles to collections in different formats
and different institutional settings.
- Identify models and standards appropriate for archival access
- Explain the effects of technology on archives and archival use
of the Internet.
- Recognize the range of archival user groups and identify
information seeking patterns.
Please refer to the
Drexel University Catalog for course requirements and