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Historical Artifacts Seminar (HIST 203)

Credit Course

3 credits

$122 per credit

in-county, fees apply

Engages students in consideration of material culture in the making of history and its communication and preservation. This courses introduces the practices of historic museums and artifacts in the making of American history at the national and regional levels. Students will learn techniques for studying, handling, and interpreting the meaning of historical artifacts, using local history as a microcosm by which the nation's history my be comprehended. Course reading and class discussion complements the practical and applied work that students perform on collection items from the CCBC Library Archive and Special Collections, including the Catonsville Historical Society collection. Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 101.