HIST200 Material Culture in Historic Preservation

Department of Social & Behavioral Science: Historic Preservation

I. Course Number and Title
HIST200 Material Culture in Historic Preservation Course No Longer Offered
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
2250 minutes
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
An introduction to the role of material culture in the examination of historic building interiors that have significant architectural, historic, and cultural value.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. To learn the research skills needed to investigate the sources of material culture
    2. To understand the relationship of artifacts to their social/economic historic contexts
    3. To develop a project that demonstrates proficiency in material culture research and its presentation
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. Introduction to research
    2. Colonial I interiors
    3. Colonial II interiors
    4. Early 19th century interiors
    5. Mid-19th century interiors
    6. Late 19th century interiors
    7. 20th century interiors
    8. Oral presentation of projects
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    See Course Format
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
Class lecture, discussions, slides, projects, guest speakers, and field trips

Review/Approval Date -2/99