HIST217 Historic Gardens of Early 20th Century
Department of Social & Behavioral Science: Historic Preservation
- I. Course Number and Title
- HIST217 Historic Gardens of Early 20th Century Course No Longer Offered
- II. Number of Credits
- 1 credit
- III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
- IV. Prerequisites
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- This modular course is designed to study development of formal gardens in the first half of the 20th Century. The Tyler gardens on campus provide a laboratory for this work and the restoration efforts underway. Off-campus trips are included in the course schedule.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
- To understand formal landscape development in America 1900-1950 in America
- To introduce students to authentic plants for period gardens.
- To provide an introduction to site maintenance.
- To enable students to participate in a formal restoration on campus.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:
- Introduction to course
- Overview of formal garden development in America 1900-1950.
- Introduction to botany and authentic horticultural plants for period gardens. Work in Tyler gardens.
- Site maintenance in restored gardens.
- Field trips
- Participation in restoration work in Tyler garden.
Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:Details are provided by the instructor and included on the instructor�s course format distributed to students in class.
- VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
- Class lecture, restoration project, and field trips
Review/Approval Date - 1/2000