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2015-2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Historic Preservation, G.C.

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The Graduate Certificate program in Historic Preservation provides graduate training in historic preservation through the Anthropology, Architecture, and History departments. The program offers students already holding undergraduate degrees in related fields a complementary professional certificate. The program is designed to be an additional credential or enhancement, not a substitute for a graduate degree. Toward this end, the certificate may be pursued in conjunction with a M.A. or M.Arch. degree with up to 15 hours of credit transferability. Students completing the five-course program will earn a graduate certificate that will appear on their permanent transcripts.


Admissions Requirements

For regular admission, students seeking the certificate in Historic Preservation outside of another graduate degree program must have earned a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or demonstrate a compelling professional or personal interest in the field of preservation. To apply, students must submit two letters of recommendation, official transcripts, and a statement of purpose.

Course Requirements

The certificate in Historic Preservation requires a minimum of 15 hours of graduate courses.

Required Courses

Students must select at least two courses from the following three courses:


In addition to the courses identified above, students shall select from the following courses to complete the required 15 hours of graduate coursework:

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