Department of History

Dr. Donna M. DeBlasio, Certificate Director
537 DeBartolo Hall
(330) 941-3453
dmdeblasio@ysu.edu

Certificate Description

The certificate in applied history is designed both to give students a grounding in American history and historical research at the graduate level and to introduce them to ideas and techniques useful in the field. Students earning the certificate may find work with state or local preservation groups, museums, or government agen­cies. Students choose from among three possible tracks described below.

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Select one of the following tracks:18
Track I: History Preservation
American Architectural History 1
American Architectural History 2
Conservation of the Historic Built Environment
Applied History
Practicum in Applied History
Applied History Internship
Track II: Museum Studies
American Material Culture
Applied History
Practicum in Applied History
Applied History Internship
Museum Curation and Interpretation 1
Museum Curation and Interpretation 2
Track III: Applied History Sequence
American Architectural History 1
Oral History
American Material Culture
Applied History
Applied History Internship
Historical Editing
Total Semester Hours18

Learning Outcomes:

Students will demonstrate the ability to translate traditional historical scholarship into media meant primarily for non-academic audiences