HIST 208 Introduction to Public History

3 credits, Fall

Introduces students to the foundational concepts and methods of public history. The course surveys the basic knowledge required of individuals working in the fields of museum studies, historic preservation, cultural resources management, and related fields and emphasizes the issues related to communicating about history to the general public. The course also explores various careers open to individuals with a strong background in history.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 109 and ENG 152 or equivalent (HIST 109 may be taken concurrently)

General Education: Humanities