Course Information

Public History Practicum (HIS 473)

Term: 2017-2018 Spring Semester


Prerequisites: HIS 470 and Instructor Permission. This practicum is designed to give students hands-on experience in exhibition
design, museum management, fundraising, collections cataloging, and online media.
Each year, the course project will diff and individual student assignments will vary
based upon the needs of the project and interests/skills of the students themselves.
At the end of this course, students will have complete materials to add to their public
history portfolio that might include an exhibit proposal, exhibit labels, object or historic
site research, grant application, national register nomination, interpretive program,
or website. This course replaces Senior Seminar for students who choose the Public
History Concentration.