Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, History Program
Dr. Martha Pallante, Certificate Director
540 DeBartolo Hall
The certificate is designed to provide students a grounding in the skills, techniques, culture and opportunities associated with the Applied History field, and within the larger framework of Cultural Resource Management (CRM). Students earning the certificate may find work with state or local preservation groups, museums, historical sites, government agencies or other entities involved in heritage asset identification, preservation, management and related education and outreach.
Students are required to complete a minimum of 6 courses from a list of approved undergraduate and/or swing courses. 3 are required courses. 3 are electives.
|HIST 3715||Introduction to Historic Preservation||3|
|HIST 4811||Practicum in Historic Preservation||3|
|HIST 4812||Historic Preservation Internship||3|
|Additional Courses: Choose 3 (Minimum 9 hours) With the permission of the Director, one course may be substituted with another graduate-level course from History or an allied discipline||9|
|Select Problems in American History|
|Oral Communication Projects in History|
|American Material Culture|
|Museum Curation and Interpretation|
|American Architectural History 1|
|American Architectural History 2|
|Conservation of the Historic Built Environment|
|Total Semester Hours||18|
With the approval of the Certificate Director, courses may be taken in any order. However, students are strongly advised to take HIST 3715 (Intro to Historic Preservation) as early as possible. Students interested in this Certificate should seek the advice of the Applied History Director every semester before registering for courses.