HISTORY 404: ORAL HISTORY 3 credits
An introduction to oral history including interview techniques,
the nature of oral historical evidence, transcribing and editing,
legal and ethical concerns and uses of oral history.
HISTORY 440: HISTORY AND VISUAL MEDIA 3
The role of visual media as historical artifacts, including
photographs, posters, magazine illustrations, advertisements,
motion pictures and videos.
HISTORY 450: ADVANCED TOPICS IN PUBLIC HISTORY
Archival management, historical preservation, and local and
LIS 230: INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL LIBRARIES 3
The contextual framework for digital libraries, including the
creation, structure, access and use of digital information.
LIS 238: WEB DESIGN FOR LIBRARIES & INFORMATION
CENTERS 3 credits
An information-architecture approach to the design of web sites
for large enterprises. Topics include information content,
organization, labeling, navigation, searching, usability and
LIS 245: HISTORY OF BOOKS AND PRINTING 3
The history of book production including, printing presses, type
design and illustrations.
LIS 249: ARCHIVES AND MANUSCRIPTS: BASIC FUNCTIONS AND
CURRENT ISSUES 3 credits
Archive management and manuscript repositories, including basic
archival skills and functions.
LIS 254: LEGAL RESEARCH I 3
A foundation course in legal research, including the lawmaking
process, research strategies and proper citation form.
LIS 255: INFORMATION SOURCES IN BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
A focus on print and electronic information resources and
services relating to business and economics.
LIS 302: GENEALOGICAL SOURCES AND SERVICES 1
A solid grounding in research methodology including genealogical
interviewing and evaluating print and electronic resources.
HISTORY 980: INTERNSHIP 6 credits
Fieldwork (240 hours) at selected museums, libraries, historical
sites and organizations. Faculty and professional supervision
HISTORY 981:FINAL PROJECT 3 credits
Supervised research leading to the preparation and completion of
a capstone project in partial fulfillment of the M.A.