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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public History Minor

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Offered by History .

A basic understanding of history is a crucial component of liberal undergraduate education, and public history provides a vital means for undergraduate students to connect their historical training to their future careers. This minor provides strong training in basic historical skills, provides students with a solid grounding in historical content, exposes students to the extensive career opportunities that the Baltimore and Washington regions offer in public history, and encourages them to gain practical experience through public history internships and practicums.

The minor consists of 18 credits distributed as follows:

Elective Courses (6 credits)

At least three of these credits must be in 300- or 400- level classes. Students may take any history classes as electives.

With department approval, students may take up to three credits in non-history courses not listed here that complement a focus on public history.

Students may also fulfill the six credits of the public history minor from the following:


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