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HIS 262 - Back to the Future: Developing a Historical Heritage Center in Lower Manhattan

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge I. Service Learning.

Course Description: This course is designed to introduce content areas consisting of public history, New York City history and the study of history museums while also presenting a community-based learning component that directly connects to the academic content of the course and contributes to the creation of Heritage Hall. Material will be explored through lectures, readings, field trips and discussions. Coordinated with these academic-content areas will be an immersion in a dimension of public history through a special semester-long project at Our Lady of the Rosary Church and Seton Shrine located at 7 State Street that also is known as the James Watson House.

Course Rotation: NY: Spring.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Discussion, Lecture, Practicum, Tutorial

History Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge I, Inquiry and Exploration, Service Learning

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: