Public History Concentration

The Public History concentration stresses the blending of academic and applied history with intent to broaden public awareness of the value of studying the past.

Public History Concentration Core Requirements
HIS 501Graduate History Colloquium4
HIS 502Public History Colloquium4
HIS 503Researching and Writing History4
HIS 510Graduate Readings Seminar 14
HIS 510Graduate Readings Seminar 14
HIS 515History and Digital Media4
HIS 570Public History Internship and Project8
or HIS 580 Thesis
Select two of the following:8
American Material Life
Historic Environmental Preservation
American Architectural History
Museum and Society
Archival Management
Museum/Historic Sites Methods
Oral History Methods
Policy History
Elective History Course (American, European, World or Public history)4
Total Hours44
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 HIS 510 must be taken a minimum of two times; course topics vary.  Master's students are encouraged to take graduate seminars.