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Minor in Public HIstory

MA in Public History Overview

Following admission to the University of Houston, the Course of Study for the 30-hour MA in Public History (view in detail) includes:

  • a two-semester survey of readings and applied research in public history
  • a methodological specialty (such as oral history, historical editing, archives/records management, public policy, material culture, or historic preservation)
  • courses in history of a major geographic area
  • an internship
  • a thesis
  • competence in a foreign language (reading skill) or computer science