HIST191 Basic Principles of Historic Preservation
Department of Social & Behavioral Science: Historic Preservation
- I. Course Number and Title
- HIST191 Basic Principles of Historic Preservation
- II. Number of Credits
- 1 credit
- III. Number of Instructional Minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- This course is an overview of the American Historic Preservation movement from the 19th-century grass roots organizations through the 20th-century state, federal and private institutions that guide the movement's work in the 21st century. Students learn how to apply best practices in the care of our cultural heritage.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Course Learning GoalsStudents will:
- demonstrate an understanding of the history of the preservation movement;
- identify historic character of the built environment;
- identify threats facing the preservation of the built environment;
- describe the role that federal agencies and state and local government have in historic preservation in the United States; and
- describe the role that native tribes and non-profits have in the care of our cultural heritage.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
- introduction to historic preservation from its grass roots efforts through today
- examine the built environment through preservation practice
- recognize the role state and federal agencies have in preservation practice
- application of historic preservation practices in the care of our cultural heritage
Assessment Methods for Course Learning GoalsCourse learning goals are assessed with written assignments, quizzes, field trip project, and participation in classroom/online discussions.
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:See course syllabus.
Review/Approval Date -9/17