Dec 10, 2023  
Undergraduate Record 2023-2024 
Undergraduate Record 2023-2024

Historic Preservation Minor

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The minor in Historic Preservation requires a total of 15 completed credit hours with a minimum grade of C-.

Students must complete courses in the following distribution to earn the minor.

Theory (3 credits): Required

History (6 credits)

Two School of Architecture (SARC) history classes of student’s choice at the 3000 level or above.  Other environmental history classes outside the college can apply with director’s approval. Sample SARC classes include but are not limited to:

Field Methods (3 credits)

One class that includes documentation and recording techniques used in preservation and archaeology.  ARH 3604 is the standard field methods course, however other courses from throughout the university may apply with director’s approval. (Students with previous experience in this topic may place out of the field methods requirement with the director’s permission and instead add an additional Specialized Component or History course to meet the required 15 credits).

Specialized Component (3 credits)

One class in a specialized component of preservation practice. Example classes include design, technology, materials science, planning, law, curation, or others with director’s approval.  Sample School of Architecture classes included but are not limited to the following:


An internship is not required for the minor.  However, internships are encouraged and many students undertake them. Opportunities for internships and guidance in planning for them can be discussed with the program director and the Architecture School’s Internship Office.

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