The Master of Arts in History, Plan B, Public History Specialization, Cultural Resource Management option emphasizes the identification and interpretation of historic and prehistoric resources held by public land agencies, such as the National Park Service and U.S. Forest Service. It requires a broad understanding of cultural heritage that includes archaeological sites and historic landscapes. CRM professionals often enter careers within federal agencies.

Effective Fall 2011

Required History Courses
HIST 501Historical Method: Historiography3
HIST 511Reading Seminar: U.S. to 18773
HIST 512Reading Seminar: U.S. Since 18773
Select two courses from the following:6
Reading Seminar-Europe to 1815
Reading Seminar-Europe Since 1815
Reading Seminar: Africa
Reading Seminar: Latin America
Reading Seminar: Middle East
Reading Seminar: East Asia
Reading Seminar: South Asia
Reading Seminar--World Environmental History
HIST 586Practicum3
or HIST 587 Internship
HIST 611Research Seminar: United States3
or HIST 640 Research Seminar: State and Local History
Required Cultural Resource Management Option Courses
ANTH 456Archaeology and the Public3
or ANTH 551 Historical Archaeology
HIST 502Historical Method: Archives3
or HIST 504 Historical Method: Museums
HIST 503Historical Method: Preservation3
Select 6 credits from the following:6
Heritage Resource Management
Spatial Analysis with GIS
American Architectural History
American Environmental History
American Indian Renaissance in Modern America
History of America's National Parks
Material Culture
Fundamentals of Management
Public Administration
Program Total Credits:36

A minimum of 36 credits are required to complete this program.