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Undergraduate Public History

In addition to courses in a variety of history concentrations, Tarleton offers History 407--History Careers outside the Classroom during the fall semester.  This class introduces undergraduate students to the field of public history and features lectures by established public history professionals from around the state.

Special speakers have included:

Ron Chrisman, Director, University of North Texas Press
Randy Ferris, Park Superintendent, Palo Duro Canyon State Park
David Klempin, Main Street Manager, Grapevine, Texas
Lois Myers, Director, Institute for Oral History, Baylor University



Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Book by author and oral historian, Lois Myers
Book by author and oral historian, Lois Myers

Don't miss the chance to find out if one of these careers might be right for you! After completion of History 407-History Careers outside the Classroom, students may enroll in History 484-Practicum, Field Problem or Internship.