HIST205 Restoration Workshop

Department of Social & Behavioral Science: Historic Preservation

I. Course Number and Title
HIST205 Restoration Workshop
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
The course is a hands-on approach to the conservation and preservation of buildings. Building techniques are stressed.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course Learning Goals

    1. To research and document historic outbuildings in the area;
    2. To learn historic building technique from qualified demonstrators;
    3. To restore small buildings, such as springhouses to their original state; and
    4. To develop the skills of woodworking and masonry in restoration.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    1. Introduction to preservation philosophies
    2. Research methodology
    3. Field work - applied techniques
      1. Masonry skills
      2. Woodworking skills
    4. Completion of field work
    5. Student reports
  3. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

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

    See course syllabus.

Review/Approval Date - 2/99; New Core 8/2015