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. Number of Instructional Minutes
- 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
Course Learning Goals
- determine objectives for the project;
- develop a methodology and project plan for the project;
- execute a preservation project utilizing best practices; and
- articulate the principles of historic preservation in a project report and oral presentation to the public.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
- selection of project by student, sponsoring organization, and program coordinator
- project plan fundamentals, to include scope of work, project background, objectives, description, customers, deliverables, duration, acceptance criteria, constraints, and assumptions
- project plan status reporting, to include written reports and monthly meetings to discuss issues and concerns impacting timely project completion
- final project report for the sponsoring organization, reviews with coordinator prior to presentation
- presentation of preservation project to faculty, sponsoring organization, and guests
- internship supervisory evaluation from sponsoring organization is reviewed with student
Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals
Historic Preservation Internships Projects are evaluated by:
- student reporting, including a monthly status report /meeting on the project and the final project report;
- written project evaluations, including the evaluations from the student's project supervisors and from the project-sponsoring organization; and
- student presentations, including the formal presentation of the completed internship project before faculty, practicing professionals, sponsoring organization, and invited guests.
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:See course syllabus.
Review/Approval Date - Unavailable; Revised 7/2010; New Core 8/2015; Revised 3/2021