IN HISTORY AT UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY
Are you considering pursuing a master's degree in history?
At Utah State you'll find:
· a small program that attracts students from across the United States and overseas
· faculty members in a range of fields recognized for their excellence as teachers and scholars
· the chance to compete for graduate fellowships and teaching assistantships
· opportunities for student internships
· excellent placement in Ph. D. programs and in history-related employment
Links that provide helpful tools for research, archival retrieval, and doctoral information:
USU Special Collections and Archives
Here you will find the special collections materials of Utah State University libraries gathered and preserved not only for the use of students and faculty, but also for scholars and the general public. Since Special Collections and Archives comprises a variety of materials, the libraries have elected a place to secure, monitor and close-stack them. These materials include, though to no limit, manuscripts, photographs, book arts, rare books and serials, art works on paper and the historical records of Utah State University.
web address: http://library.usu.edu/specol/index.html
National Council on Public History
NCPH has worked to advance the field of public history for more than 25 years. This organization promotes professionalism and encourages public engagement among history practitioners. NCPH is a membership association of large community ranging from historians and archivists to historic interpreters and policy advisors.
web address: http://www.ncph.org/
Only 1-3 percent of all materials and documents created by the United States Federal Government are kept by National Archives forever, due to their legal and historical importance. These records and materials are preserved and available for the public to view or research topics of interest.
web address: http://www.archives.gov/
State Archives of Utah
The State Archives assists Utah government agencies in managing their records, preserving rare and unique records and providing access of these documents for public use.
web address: http://www.archives.state.ut.us/main/
College of Natural Resources – Environment and Society
Graduate and undergraduate students will find programs that provide a balance exposure to the social, physical, and biological sciences within an interdisciplinary framework. Students will be able to gain knowledge of the human aspects of ecosystems and a speaking knowledge of the biophysical aspects. They will also experience the use of contemporary tools and techniques of integrating knowledge.
web address: http://www.cnr.usu.edu/departments/envs
American Studies at USU
Here you will find information about the American Studies Major. This is an interdependant program which allows students the utmost freedom in pursueing their interests that fall into provided areas of concentration and relavant courses. Areas of emphasis in this major are: American Institutions and Ideas, American Art and Literature, American Culture and Diversity, American Folklore, Nature and the Environment, and Studies in the American West.
web address: http://newenglish.usu.edu/G-americanstudies.aspx
History Doctoral Programs Website
Here you will find a website cultivated specifically for History Ph.D. programs in the United States and Canada. Additional doctoral program application information is also provided. This website specifies information which creates a starting point for PH.D. prospectives seeking programs to possbily apply. This site also features links to departments and supplies data on outcomes of PH.D. programs, processes, and fields.You'll be capable of comparing programs and searching the site for particlar features.
web address: http://www.historians.org/projects/cge/PhD/intro.cfm
For further information, please contact:
of History , Main 323