Academic Catalog

Public History Minor

The Public History minor provides students with knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience that can be used as preparation for a variety of careers in public history such as local, state, and national historic sites, archives, and museums. This minor draws on the strengths of the History and Arts Managements programs to provide students with the opportunities to combine expertise in history with applied learning in areas such as fundraising and marketing.

AMGT 235/235HFundamentals of Arts and Culture Organizations3
AMGT 540Internship in Arts & Culture3
or HIST 540 Internship in History
HIST 250Museums, Monuments & Memory3
HIST 290Historical Methods and Theory3
HIST 360Practicing History3
Select two electives of the following: 16
Arts and Culture Marketing
Financial Management in Arts and Culture
Grants & Fund Raising
Museum Studies
Community Arts and Education
Advanced Museum Studies
Topics in European History
Topics in Asian History
Topics in United States History
Topics in Latin American History
Topics in the Middle East and Muslim World
Topics in African History
State and Local Politics
Total Hours21