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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

History, Policy and Society: Public History Specialization, B.A.

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Students who want to pursue a history degree should take a look at our history, policy and society program. Students will be able to specialize in either public history, policy or society studies, which will prepare them for leadership roles by giving them the knowledge and skills necessary to develop critical policy issues that impact their communities.124 credits total.


Students that specialize in public history will study subjects that include oral histories, archival collections, digital preservation, historic preservation and museum exhibits.

COURSE SEQUENCE: Students entering into this major and specialization should discuss the proper course sequence with their academic advisor.

First Semester: 16 Credits

Second Semester: 16 Credits

Third Semester: 15 Credits

Fourth Semester: 15 Credits

Fifth Semester: 15 Credits

Sixth Semester: 15 Credits

Seventh Semester: 15 Credits

  • Regional or Specialty Histories
  • Cultural Studies
  • Senior Seminar
  • Free Electives (6 credits)

Eighth Semester: 17 Credits

  • Cultural Studies
  • Internship (2 credits)
  • General Electives (12 credits)

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