Minor in Public History

Wayne State's Minor in Public History combines the rigor of historical scholarship with the practical skills needed to engage the public in compelling narratives to equip students to bring history to life for diverse audiences.

As a public history minor, you'll engage with hands-on projects, archival research, digital narrative creation and museum studies, honing your ability to communicate history effectively. Whether your major is in communication, anthropology or urban planning, the Minor in Public History offers a unique blend of academic exploration and public engagement to help you authoritatively craft persuasive historical stories. Be a part of preserving and sharing the stories that shape our collective identity and develop the skills to make history not only a subject of study but a vibrant and accessible part of public discourse.

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