PUBLIC HISTORY


Dr. Michael Robinson
Assistant Professor of History
mrobinson@umobile.edu
251.442.2335.

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Dr. Michael Robinson
Associate Professor of History
mrobinson@umobile.edu
251.442.2335

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Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Public History

The Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Public History provides students with the knowledge, skills and experience to pursue a career in historical interpretation, historic and archival preservation, and museum work. This program uniquely combines traditional history courses with marketing, public relations and organizational communications. Students also gain real-world, hands-on experience in an internship designed to enhance each student’s career readiness.

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
HI 101 Western Civilization I or HI 103 World History I  3
HI 102 Western Civilization II or HI 104 World History II 3
HI 201 History of the United States I  3
HI 202 History of the United States II  3
MKT 311, COM 323, COM 335
One of the following approved Marketing or Communication Courses: MKT 311, COM 323, COM 335
3
HI 342 Intro to Public History  3
HI 406 Alabama History  3
HI 411 Philosophy and Methods of History  3
HI 426 Public History Internship  3
Electives:
HI 300-400 Electives (At least three hours must be in an area other than US History) 6