Oct 02, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public History Major

The mission of the Public History Program is to further the preservation and presentation of history. Students will become proficient in the foundations, methods, theories, and ethics of public history, including museum studies, historic preservation, heritage tourism, and oral history. Their work will include development of and writing for exhibitions, interpretive programs, grants, and preservation projects; studying and interpreting audience engagement in museums, historic sites, and tourist attractions; collecting and interpreting oral histories; learning techniques and methods for preservation of cultural resources; and developing digital archives and exhibits. Public history at Flagler College actively engages students in academic and community projects. The requirements of the major are 39 credits, as follows:

Required Courses

** A course counting towards fulfillment of the Public History Major, with the exception of HIS 300  and HIS 470 , cannot count towards the fulfillment of the History Major or History Minor **

Choose two courses from below

Choose two courses from below (Public History)

Choose two courses from outside disciplines.

These courses must be approved by the Director of Public History. Below is the current approved list: