HIST203 Internship for Historic Preservation

Department of Social & Behavioral Science: Historic Preservation

I. Course Number and Title
HIST203 Internship for Historic Preservation
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
IV. Prerequisites
18 credits of completed coursework in Historic Preservation (C or better)
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
The Internship for Historic Preservation provides students with practical training in the field. Students apply historic preservation skills to a selected preservation project. Students work directly under the supervision of a Historic Preservation Professional to develop the project plan and execution.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. Students will:
      1. determine objectives for the project;
      2. develop a methodology and project plan for the project;
      3. manage and execute project using accepted preservation methods; and
      4. demonstrate knowledge of Historic Preservation with a comprehensive project report and oral presentation to the public.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. selection of project by student, sponsoring organization and program coordinator
    2. project plan fundamentals, to include scope of work, project background, objectives, description, customers, deliverables, duration, acceptance criteria, constraints and assumptions
    3. project plan status reporting, to include written reports and monthly meetings to discuss issues and concerns impacting timely project completion
    4. final project report for the sponsoring organization, reviews with coordinator prior to presentation
    5. presentation of preservation project to faculty, sponsoring organization, and guests
    6. internship supervisory evaluation from sponsoring organization is reviewed with student
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. Historic Preservation Internships Projects are evaluated by
      1. student reporting, including a monthly status report /meeting on the project and the final project report;
      2. written project evaluations, including the evaluations from the student’s project supervisors and from the project-sponsoring organization; and
      3. student presentations, including the formal presentation of the completed internship project before faculty, practicing professionals, sponsoring organization, and invited guests.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    See course format.
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
Section VIII is not being used in new and revised syllabi as of 12/10/08.

Review/Approval Date - Unavailable; Revised 7/2010