HIST210 Historic Preservation Field Studies
Department of Social & Behavioral Science: Historic Preservation
- I. Course Number and Title
- HIST210 Historic Preservation Field Studies
- II. Number of Credits
- 3 credits
- III. Number of Instructional Minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- This course will offer a different emphasis each semester. See course description.
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- This course will offer a different emphasis each semester. Barns in Bucks County and Architectural Preservation in England have been studied in past years as important aspects of preservation history.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Course Learning Goals
- To teach the use of primary resources in gathering information about barns in Bucks County;
- To research and develop a written paper on at least five barns with proper documentation that will identify adaptive-use situations; and
- To do an oral presentation of the research to the class.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
- Historic background: 18th to 20th century
- Barn types
- Documentation of historic barns
- Field trips to historic barns/farms
- Barns today and tomorrow
- adaptive reuse of barns zoning issues
- zoning issues
Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:Class materials selected by individual instructors for the course. Details are provided to the students by each instructor, and included on the instructor's course syllabus distributed to students.
Review/Approval Date - 2/99; New Core 8/2015