HIST-2723 Introduction to Public History
Introduction to theories regarding various fields of public history, the historical traditions of such fields, and the relationship between public history and the history profession. The course will introduce students to various public history fields including museum studies, archives, historic preservation, heritage tourism, media, oral history, and cultural resource management. Field trips to area museums, archival depositories, and research centers will be included. This course is normally offered in the fall semester of even numbered years.