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2024-2025 Springfield College Catalog 
2024-2025 Springfield College Catalog

Public History and Museum Studies Minor

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Program Description

Students who complete the Public History and Museum Studies Minor will develop skills and content knowledge required for employment and/or advanced study in a range of fields including (but not limited to) museums, heritage tourism, historic preservation, libraries and archives, as well as private-sector, government, and non-profit jobs requiring research and oral history experience.  Students will be actively engaged in both academic and community projects, which they will incorporate into a portfolio to share with prospective employers.

Program Highlights

Degree: N/A

Required Credits: 16-18

School: School of Arts and Sciences

Department: Humanities and Social Sciences

Modality: On-Ground

Locations: Main Campus (Springfield)

Additional Information: https://springfield.edu/programs/public-history-and-museum-studies

Undergraduate Curriculum Overview

The Academic Advising Center provides the following repositories of sequencing and curriculum guides for all undergraduate majors and minors to assist with course planning:  

Additional Notes:

  • There may be circumstances where credit totals do not reflect coursework that is eligible to count towards Core Curriculum and Major Requirement sections of a major simultaneously.
  • Degree requirements are subject to change. 

I. Minor Requirements (16-18 credits)

B. Selectives (6-8 credits)

Option 1: Students majoring in subjects other than History: (If you are not a History major, you must choose any two courses with a HIST prefix and one course from the menus below:)

Option 2: Students majoring in History: (If you are a History major, you must choose one course with a HIST prefix and two courses from the menus below:)

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