Capital Campus Oral History Program

California State University, Sacramento

Public History Program

History Department

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CSU, Sacramento
Department of History
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6059

Tahoe Hall 3080
(916) 278-6206


HIST 193 – Oral History: Theory and Practice
Introduces students to the theory and practice of oral history. Examines ethical and legal issues as well as problems pf accuracy in memory. Students will also learn how to conduct, transcribe, and edit oral histories and develop oral history projects.

HIST 282C – Oral History
Professional training in oral history, with attention to the field's historical and theoretical development. Emphasis is placed on the methodology of oral history in the context of selected public history topics. Students learn to prepare for, conduct, transcribe, and edit oral history interviews.