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Bachelor of Science in Historic Preservation

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Undergraduate majors successfully complete all University Core Curriculum requirements, required coursework in the major, and sufficient electives to total a minimum of 120 credits. Students also complete a non-credit internship to fulfill the University’s Feinstein Service Learning Requirement.

Major requirements are divided into three program areas: foundation courses; building styles, technology and culture; and field training and professional practice. Required foundation and upper-level courses are available from select courses throughout the University.

Foundation Courses

ARCH 101 Foundations of Architecture  
HIST 151 United States History I: From Colonial Times to Reconstruction  
HIST 152 United States History II: Reconstruction to the Present  
HP 150 Introduction to Historic Preservation  
HP 175 Historic Building Documentation  
HP 301 Principles of Architectural Conservation  
HP 302 Principles of Preservation Planning  

Building Styles and Technology

AAH 121 History of Art and Architecture I  
AAH 122 History of Art and Architecture II  
HP 160 American Buildings in the Western Tradition  
HP 341 Pre-Industrial America  
HP 342 Industrial America  

Field Training and Professional Practice

HP 324L Archival Research  
HP 351 History and Philosophy of Historic Preservation  
HP 382L Architectural Conservation Lab  
HP 384L Preservation Planning Lab  
HP 525 Preservation Economics  

For Honor Students

HP 451 Senior Thesis Project  

Bachelor of Science / Master of Science in Historic Preservation 4+1

The Bachelor of Science/Master of Science in Historic Preservation 4+1 program, totaling 150 credits, is also available to qualified applicants.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor of Science and Master of Science students must successfully complete all University Core Curriculum requirements and all B.S./M.S. program requirements totaling 152 credits, a non-credit internship requirement to fulfill the University’s Feinstein Service Learning Requirement, and a non-credit internship at the graduate level.

Undergraduate major requirements are divided into three program areas: foundation courses; building styles, technology and culture; and field training and professional practice. Required foundation and upper-level courses are available from select courses throughout the University.

Foundation Courses

ARCH 101 Foundations of Architecture  
HIST 151 United States History I: From Colonial Times to Reconstruction  
HIST 152 United States History II: Reconstruction to the Present  
HP 150 Introduction to Historic Preservation  
HP 175 Historic Building Documentation  
HP 301 Principles of Architectural Conservation  
HP 302 Principles of Preservation Planning  

Building Styles, Technology and Culture

AAH 121 History of Art and Architecture I  
AAH 122 History of Art and Architecture II  
HP 160 American Buildings in the Western Tradition  
HP 341 Pre-Industrial America  
HP 342 Industrial America  

Field Training and Professional Practice

HP 324L Archival Research  
HP 351 History and Philosophy of Historic Preservation  
HP 382L Architectural Conservation Lab  
HP 384L Preservation Planning Lab  
HP 525 Preservation Economics  

For Honor Students

HP 451 Senior Thesis Project  

Course offerings toward the Master of Science in Historic Preservation component of the 4+1 Degree Program

Core Courses

HP 501 Fundamentals of Historic Preservation  
HP 524L Archival Research  
HP 525 Preservation Economics  
HP 526 Preservation Law and Regulation  
HP 542 Professional Practices in Historic Preservation  
HP 551 History and Philosophy of Historic Preservation  
HP 569 Preservation Internship  
HP 582L Architectural Conservation Lab  
HP 631 Preservation Graduate Thesis Seminar  
HP 681L Historic Rehabilitation Workshop  
HP 682L Preservation Planning Workshop  
HP 651 Graduate Thesis in Historic Preservation  

Historic Preservation Electives
In consultation with their advisor, students select three graduate-level electives from the following:

AAH 530 Special Topics in Art and Architecture (selected topics)  
ARCH 542 Professional Practice  
ARCH 572 Urban Design Theory from the Industrial Revolution to the Present  
ARCH 573 Modernism in the Non-Western World: A Comparative Perspective  
ARCH 576 Regionalism in Architecture  
ARCH 576 Theoretical Origins in Modernism  
ARCH 577 The American Skyscraper  
ARCH 581 Construction Contract Documents  
ARCH 593 Sustainable Paradigms  
AAH 530 Special Topics in Art + Architectural History (selected topics)  
HP 530 Special Topics in Preservation  
LEAD 501 Leaders and the Leadership Process  
LEAD 502 Communication Skills for Leadership Roles  
LEAD 503 Data Management and Analysis for Organization Leaders  
LEAD 505 Budgeting and Finance in Complex Organizations  
LEAD 506 Human Resource Management for Organizational Leaders  
LEAD 507 Strategic Leadership in a Globalized World  
LEAD 509 Negotiation Strategies  
LEAD 510 Stakeholders Relations in Complex Organizations  
PA 501 Foundations of Public Administration: Legal and Institutional  
PA 502 Foundations of Public Administration: Theoretical  
PA 503 Quantitative Methods in Public Administration  
PA 504 Public Policy and Program Evaluation  
PA 505 Public Budgeting and Finance  
PA 506 Public Personnel Management  
PA 511 Public Organizations  
PA 512 Intergovernmental Relations  
PA 514 Urban Administration and Management  
PA 516 Grants Writing and Management