Bachelor of Arts in History: Integrated Digital and Public History Concentration
Learn more about the Bachelor of Arts degree in History with a concentration in Integrated Digital and Public History offered at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas.
BACHELOR’S DEGREES IN HISTORY COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Our Lady of the Lake University’s History Department now offers a Bachelor of Arts in History with an Integrated Digital and Public History Concentration. The program has been reduced from 128 credit hours to 120 credit hours, and incorporates course content with new information technology tools for history to show students how to prepare historical content for diverse audiences. The program will continue to provide students with a broad view of the human experience as it hones their critical analysis, writing and oral communication skills. The integration of digital and public history will allow all students, including those who take general education history courses, to utilize the resources on campus such as the University Archives, the Sister Elizabeth Ann Sueltenfuss Library Special Collections, the Congregation of Divine Providence Archives and the Center for Mexican American Studies and Research collections for research projects. Digital and public history are new methods for communicating historical research in venues such as archives, museums, historical societies, and for local, state and federal agencies. History majors are capable of gathering, analyzing and interpreting evidence; they are able to construct arguments, study change over time, and communicate orally and in writing. Students who pursue this concentration will leave prepared for the increasingly global and digital world. DEGREES The OLLU History Program offers the following degrees: • Bachelor of Arts in History: Integrated Digital and Public History Concentration • Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies with a core in History • 18-hour minor with new courses in Digital and Public History SAMPLE COURSEWORK As part of the History curriculum, the following courses are offered: • United States to 1865 • United States since 1865 • U.S. History through Women’s Eyes • Mexican American Cultural History • Modern Asia • Digital History • History of Information • Public History • Internship in History A complete list of requirements and course descriptions is available online at www.ollusa.edu. OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS 411 S.W. 24th Street • San Antonio, Texas 78207-4689 210-431-3961 or 1-800-436-6558 email@example.com Apply online at www.ollusa.edu/apply THE UNIVERSITY CAREERS IN HISTORY Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU), founded in 1895 by the Congregation of Divine Providence, is a coeducational liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 3,000 students. A multicampus, regional university, OLLU has campuses in San Antonio, The Woodlands (Houston) and the Rio Grande Valley. The Bachelor of Arts degree in History prepares graduates for advanced study in history, law, business and other fields. History majors obtain professional certification for teaching and use their skills in gathering, analyzing and interpreting evidence in archives, museums, historical societies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations. The University offers more than 30 undergraduate majors and minors, more than 14 master’s degree programs and two doctoral degree programs. Academic degree programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business and Leadership, the School of Professional Studies and the Worden School of Social Service. OLLU incorporates a technologyrich curriculum in all areas of study, and provides access to a wide variety of high-tech resources. Our Lady of the Lake University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Our Lady of the Lake University that fall under one of these areas: (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. FACULTY The faculty of OLLU’s College of Arts and Sciences is comprised of approximately 30 fulltime professors. The faculty hold advanced and terminal degrees from institutions throughout the United States. Faculty are dedicated to their students and to the educational mission of Our Lady of the Lake University. FOR PROGRAM INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Sister Margit Nagy, CDP, PhD Professor and History Program Head 210-431-3918 firstname.lastname@example.org www.ollusa.edu/History Sister Maria Eva Flores, CDP, PhD Professor of History and Mexican American Studies 210-434-6711, ext. 8164 email@example.com Find us on Facebook Dec. 2013