MAHP Core Courses
HP 601. INTRODUCTION TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION (4)
Introduction to the history, theory and practice of historic preservation in the United States from the 19th century to present.
HP 610. AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE (3)
Development of American buildings from the colonial period to the present with emphasis on construction materials and technologies that have shaped their appearance.
HP 613. URBAN HISTORY (3)
Development of the American city from colonial times to the present, with emphasis on political, social, and economic factors affecting urban and regional form and patterns.
HP 630. PERSPECTIVES IN PRESERVATION (3)
Introduction to archeology, cultural landscapes, preservation law, public relations for preservation, international preservation and current topics in historic preservation.
HP 631. HISTORIC PROPERTY DOCUMENTATION (3)
Documentation techniques for cultural heritage including research methods, preparation of narrative descriptions and statements of significance, and on-site investigations and evaluation.
HP 638. THESIS PROPOSAL (2)
Proposal of the topic, content and focus of the thesis, including literature research and proposed committee members.
HP 641. THESIS (5)
The thesis is the culmination of the program of study and incorporates a stated hypothesis to examine a preservation issue germane to the student's interest. Students will also have the opportunity of selecting additional faculty for HP 641. Thesis with the approval of the thesis director. The thesis committee will examine the written thesis and hear an oral defense. Prerequisite: HP 638.Thesis Proposal.