Keep history alive
Tell our stories where they took place
Work to preserve the buildings, landmarks, and other important artifacts of our heritage, and keep them accessible to future generations. In some cases, heritage preservation celebrates historic events that support collective pride, and in other cases the work recognizes moments that are painful or uncomfortable. You may add this minor to any major other history and provide yourself with the foundation to keep history alive and accessible.
Through your coursework, you’ll develop an understanding of what makes heritage preservation unique within the field of public history and explore the variety of career paths available within the field. As long as you major in any discipline other than History, you may complete a minor in Heritage Preservation. Get the full details in the Course Catalog, but here’s a preview.
Complete both of these:
Complete two courses from the following:
Minor Electives:Additinally, you'll complete two courses in History, at least one of which is upper division.
The road ahead
Heritage preservation work can take you to beautiful places, rich in history. You'll keep your curiosity alive while finding purpose in your work by bringing a shared heritage to the public.
Imagine yourself as a: