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Public and Digital History

The History Department has begun developing public and digital history courses that prepare students to apply history to real-world issues. The courses prepare students for careers as historical consultants, museum professionals, government historians, archivists, oral historians, cultural resource managers, curators, film and media producers, historical interpreters, historic preservationists, policy advisers, local historians, and community activists.

The history department is developing a minor and concentration in public and digital history. In the meantime, you can enroll in the following courses.

  • HIST 270 Digital History
  • HIST 290 Teaching Historical Thinking
  • HIST 351 Historical GIS and Mapping
  • HIST 461 Public History

If you want to learn more about the field of public history, then please visit the National Council on Public History website.