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2021/2022 University Catalog 
2021/2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public History Advanced Certificate

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(SIMS Code: 113302)

The advanced certificate provides students an opportunity to pursue advanced studies and training in public history. Students develop analytical, interpretive, and practical skills by engaging with the theories and methodologies appropriate to applied historical practice to include digital forms of scholarship and presentation. Students engage in a collaborative environment and, whether in the classroom or in the field, learn to think like public historians and put history to work in the world.


The advanced certificate requires a minimum of 12 units to include


Three additional units selected from


History courses applied to the certificate may also be applied to the master’s degree in history with approval of the adviser. A minimum of six units required at the 600- and 700-level. Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 in advanced certificate coursework, with no less than the grade of C (2.0) in any course.

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