Public and Digital History Minor
The minor in Public and Digital History provides students with a specialized course of study designed to prepare them for a wide array of careers that involve, either directly or indirectly, the presentation and communication of historical knowledge. The sequence of required courses will furnish students with a fundamental understanding of historical inquiry, an enhanced capacity for critical thinking, competency in research and writing, and proficiency in web design and other technical skills. The minor prepares individuals for employment in public history broadly defined -including, but not limited to, historical societies, museums, historical preservation agencies, and other cultural institutions engaged in educational activities. The applied training provided by this program is useful for individuals seeking employment in the New York metropolitan area's vibrant media and culture industries.
|HIST 100||The Study of History||3|
|HIST 270||Digital History: Practical Tech Skills for Past Societies and Today’s Professionals||3|
|HIST 290||Teaching Historical Thinking: A Seminar for Aspiring History Educators||3|
|HIST 351||Historical Geographic Information Systems and Mapping||3|
|HIST 443||Internship in History||3|
|HIST 461||Public History||3|