Public History minor

WOU’s Public History minor is an interdisciplinary program, meaning that students take classes from a variety of departments to build the skills needed for this growing field. Students who choose this minor will build their knowledge of researching, interpreting and presenting history to a broad and diverse audience. Practical internships will be available so that students can get real-world experience before graduation.

credits required for the Public History minor

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of students are assigned multiple advisers devoted to guiding them through their four years at WOU

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of students who apply to WOU are selected for admission

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Highlights of the program

  • Get the skills needed to work in archives, museums, heritage societies, corporations, non-profit organizations and government entities
  • Gain expertise in the technology used in classrooms, archives, museums and other heritage institutions
  • Apply experience in research, exhibition production, writing and archiving to many majors on campus

Meet your professors

DAVID DOELLINGER

Professor, History
503-838-8254 | doellind@wou.edu | HSS 212

PATRICIA GOLDSWORTHY-BISHOP

Associate Professor, Department Head, History
503-838-8464 | goldswop@wou.edu | HSS 218

BAU HWA HSIEH

Professor, History
503-838-8853 | hsiehb@wou.edu | HSS 224

KIMBERLY JENSEN

Professor, History
503-838-8318 | jenseki@wou.edu | HSS 208

JOHN RECTOR

Professor, History
503-838-8294 | rectorj@wou.edu | HSS 222

AUSTIN SCHULZ

NTT Instructor, History
schulza@wou.edu

ELIZABETH SWEDO

Associate Professor, History
503-838-9208 | swedoe@wou.edu | HSS 207

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Contact Us

Phone: 503-838-8464

e-mail: goldswop@wou.edu