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Courses - Fall 2024
HIST
History Department Site
Open Seats as of
06/22/2024 at 10:30 PM
HIST619F
Special Topics in History; Making Public History: Behind the Scenes at the National Museum of American History
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Students will be immersed in the hands-on work of public history. Understand the origins of museums and other modes of public engagement with historical artifacts and research, and learn essential skills ranging from design and content development to label writing, visitor studies, and grant writing.

NOTE: Some class sessions will meet on-site at the National Museum of American History. See syllabus for meeting schedule.