HIST205 Principles of Restoration & Rehabilitation
Department of Social & Behavioral Science: Historic Preservation
- I. Course Number and Title
- HIST205 Principles of Restoration & Rehabilitation
- II. Number of Credits
- 1 credit
- III. Number of Instructional Minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- This course frames the restoration and rehabilitation of buildings within the context of architectural conservation. Building techniques are stressed.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Course Learning Goals
- Evaluate and apply approaches to the treatment of historic properties consistent with the recommendations of the Secretary of the Interior's Standards;
- Demonstrate proficiency in the safe handling and use of tools (past and present) appropriate to conservation work;
- Develop solutions for the degradation of historic fabric and their application; and
- Analyze conservation case studies and apply best practices to field work.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
- Introduction to preservation philosophies
- Signs and sources of deterioration
- Documenting deterioration and potential impacts
- Resolving the issue: design planning and methodology
- Safety awareness in utilizing tools
- Skills practice in utilizing tools
- Field work: applied techniques
Assessment Methods for Course Learning GoalsAssessment will be done through class participation, writing assignments, and exams.
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:See course syllabus.
Review/Approval Date - 2/99; New Core 8/2015; revised 04/19/2018; Name Change 6/24/2019