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2020-2021 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2020-2021 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public History Certificate

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Certificate Requirements (22 units)

The Public History certificate is designed for students with an interest in pursuing a career in Public History.  It is designed with the History major in mind, but is open to all students.  Students are exposed to the issues of presenting history to a public audience, and also acquire practical skills through coursework that will help build their professional portfolio. The certificate requires a total of 22 units.

Practical Skills Applications Course

Students are required to take at least 3 units of a “practical application” course outside of the department, in addition to the courses listed above. 

The courses below may have pre-requisites. Consult department. Other courses may fulfill the requirement with permission of the Public History Coordinator.

Department Courses Listed by Course Type

History Courses

Department of History

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History: Applied

History: Lower Division

History: Graduate

History: Migration and Globalization

History: Social Justice and Citizenships

History: Sustainability and Modernization

History: Skills Courses

History: Additional Courses


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