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Public History and Museum Studies

A minor in public history and museum studies

A minor in public history and museum studies prepares students for employment in the areas of historic preservation, cultural resources and museum and archival work. Students learn techniques in photo editing software, historic preservation, national registry, transcribing, history of museums and collection policies.

The minor requires students to participate in two internships. The first is at the B.D. Owens Library on the Northwest campus, and the second is the student’s preference.

Additional profession-based opportunities take place in the public history lab at Northwest. This lab consists of two dry mount presses and a large format printer.

What majors align well with the public history and museum studies minor?

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