Program Introduction

SDSU requires all undergraduate history majors to complete a capstone experience. A public history internship and a research seminar on librarianship are two of three capstone options.

Degrees Offered

  • B.A. in History
  • M.A. in History

Program Strengths

  • Archival Practices
  • Local/Community History

How Many Students are Admitted Annually

BA25 interns

Deadline To Apply

See program website for details.

Internship Requirements

3-unit capstone internships are arranged by both director and students. Most are unpaid.

Places Where Students Have Interned During the Past 3 Years

• Old Town State Historic Park
• San Diego History Center
• San Diego Maritime Museum
• Mystic Seaport
• Lambda Archives
• Marine Recruit Depot Museum
• Midway Museum
• San Diego Natural History Museum
• Coronado Historical Society
• San Diego Museum of Man

Employers Who Have Hired Graduates from this Program within the Past Five Years

• Mystic Seaport
• Coronado Historical Society
• San Diego Maritime Museum
• Old Town San Diego State Park