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The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
and The College of William and Mary
partner for history courses

The National Institute of American History and Democracy is a partnership between the College of William and Mary and The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. It is dedicated to the study of the American past, material culture, and museums.

Learn more about the programs offered through this partnership:

Pre-Collegiate Summer Program in Early American History

Williamsburg Collegiate Program in Early American History,
Material Culture, and Museum Studies


Williamsburg Semester-in-Residence Program in Early American History


The Pre-Collegiate Summer Program in Early American History offers high school juniors and seniors four hours of college credit at the College of William and Mary for a three-week academic course. Students may select either "From the Founding of Jamestown through the American Revolution" or "From the American Revolution through the American Civil War." Both courses are taught "on site" at the abundant museums, such as Colonial Williamsburg, and historic places in the Chesapeake region. Two sessions are offered.

Visit http://www.wm.edu/niahd/ to learn more about this program.

 


The Williamsburg Collegiate Program in Early American History, Material Culture, and Museum Studies is a seven-course certificate program that combines museum internships, material culture field schools, and coursework. It is open to students in any discipline at the College of William and Mary and to students from other colleges and universities who would like to study in Williamsburg for an academic year. The program includes a variety of special courses in several departments at the College of William and Mary, many of them taught by experts from the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Visit http://www.wm.edu/niahd/ to learn more about this program.

 


The Williamsburg Semester-in-Residence Program in Early American History offers students from colleges and universities world-wide the opportunity to study early America for a fall or a spring at the College of William and Mary through courses taught "on-site" at historic places, including Colonial Williamsburg and other museums in the Chesapeake region. This four-course program also includes an advanced readings seminar in early American history, plus an elective course.

Visit http://www.wm.edu/niahd/ to learn more about this program.



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