University of Vermont

2012-2013 Catalogue

Courses in Historic Preservation (HP)

HP 200 - History American Architecture
Study of architectural history to gain fluency in the stylistic terms so essential to historic preservation and to public support for conserving our architectural heritage. Prerequisite: Open to non-HP majors by permission.
Credits: 3.00
HP 201 - History on the Land
Identifying and interpreting evidence of the cultural forces - early settlement patterns, transportation, industry, agriculture, planning, conservation - that have shaped our land, buildings, towns and cities. Cross-listed with: HST 201.
Credits: 3.00
HP 202 - Special Topics
Courses are offered under this number in specialized areas of historic preservation through Continuing Education.
Credits: 3.00
HP 204 - Historic Pres: Devlpmnt Econ
Survey of economic, financial aspects of real estate development pertaining to preservation and adaptive use of historic buildings (market studies, pro-formas). Field trips. Actual proposal development for underutilized properties. Prerequisite: HP 201.
Credits: 3.00
HP 205 - Historic Preservation Law
Legal issues in conservation of the built environment. Basic legal techniques for protection of historic structures (historic districts, protective legislation, easements, covenants). Study of significant court decisions. Prerequisite: HP 201.
Credits: 3.00
HP 206 - Rschg Historic Structure/Sites
Methods for researching historic structures and sites using archival and physical evidence, deciphering archaic building technologies, and documenting structures through professional reports, architectural photography, measured drawings. Prerequisite: HP majors or by permission.
Credits: 3.00
HP 302 - Community Preservation Project
Third-semester graduate students apply developed professionals skills to actual community preservation problems. Projects include strategy development, securing and allocating funds, research, advocacy, and implementation. Prerequisite: HP 301; Historic Preservation majors.
Credits: 3.00
HP 303 - Grad Internship
Participants will devote a semester to preservation within an appropriate institution or agency. Prerequisite: Historic Preservation majors only.
Credits: 3.00
HP 304 - Contemp Preservation Plan&Pol
This introduction to the professional practice of preservation planning traces the evolution of the historic preservation movement and examines contemporary preservation policy-making issues. Prerequisites: Historic Preservation Graduate majors only.
Credits: 3.00
HP 305 - Hst Preservation Pract Methods
This course introduces students to professional practice methods for conducting historic site and structures surveys. National Register nominations, and rehabilitation investment tax credit application projects. Prerequisites: Historic Preservation Graduate majors only.
Credits: 3.00
HP 306 - Architectural Conservation I
An examination of the physical properties of historic building materials, their deterioration mechanisms, and strategies for assessing conditions, conserving and rehabilitating historic resources. Lecture and lab. Prerequisites: Historic Preservation majors or by Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
HP 307 - Architectural Conservation II
A continuation of Architectural Conservation I, emphasizing an integrated examination of historic preservation through lectures, seminars, and field and laboratory research projects. Prerequisite: HP 306.
Credits: 3.00
HP 391 - Master's Thesis Research
Total of six hours required.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
HP 395 - Special Topics
Credit as arranged.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
HP 397 - Special Readings & Research
Credit as arranged.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
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