History
 

Public History

Public History
Preparing for public history careers by discussing opportunities and responsibilities outside the academy. Examining areas such as museums, archives, film, government, business, and historic preservation. Developing a product and working on a client-based project.
HIST
431
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department
Course Outcomes: 

Explore the theories and principles that shape public history.

Explore the theories and principles that shape public history.

Discuss the range of influences on public understandings of the past

Discuss the range of influences on public understandings of the past.

Examine a variety of sites that present history to the public

Examine a variety of sites that present history to the public

Understand the methods required to engage audiences with history

Understand the methods required to engage audiences with history.

Expand understanding of the historical profession.

Expand understanding of the historical profession.