The Public History certificate is designed for students with an interest in pursuing a career in Public History. It is designed with the History major in mind, but is open to all students. Students are exposed to the issues of presenting history to a public audience, and also acquire practical skills through coursework that will help build their professional portfolio. The certificate requires a total of 22 units.
I. Core Curriculum:
II. Practical Skills Application course:
Students are required to take at least three units of a "practical application" course outside of the department, in addition to the courses listed above. The list below contains examples of such courses. Remember that courses outside of the department may have pre-requisites -- consult the parent department to find out this information. Other courses may fulfill the requirement with permission of the Public History Coordinator.