Students | Faculty | Alumni | About | Preservation Resources | GSU Resources | News & Events | Home

Fall 2011 Courses in Heritage Preservation

| Academic Calendar | Course Catalog
| GoSOLAR - Course Registration | Program Requirements |

  Name Time

ANTH 6020 Anthropological Theory M/W 1:30p-2:45p
Prerequisite: Anth 2020 or consent of instructor. Historical treatment of the major theoretical trends in anthropology

FOLK 8200 Folklore M/W 5:30p-6:45p
Survey of folklore genres (including ballads, tales, customs, and arts) and of aspects of folklore study (including literary uses of folklore) with illustrations drawn largely from the South.

GEOG 6532 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Th 1:00p-3:30p / 3:45p-5:00p
Th 1:00p-3:30p / 6:00p-7:00p
Prerequisite: Geog 2206 or 6518 with grade of C or higher, or consent of instructor. Fundamental concepts and applications of raster and vector-based geographic information systems involving the integration and synthesis of geographic data with map overlays, databases, computer graphics, and/or remote sensing imagery.

GEOG 6644 Environmental Conservation Tu/Th 10:00a-11:45a
Social and policy perspectives of natural resource management; development of the American conservation movement, federal land policy, and significant environmental legislation; analysis of local and global environmental issues.

GEOG 6764 Urban Geography M/W 1:00p-2:45p
Comparative study of the location, function, and internal spatial structure of urban area. Special attention given to the impact of transportation, residential, commercial, and industrial activity on the changing form of cities and suburbs.

HIST 6920 Oral History Tu/Th 1:00p-2:45p
Comprehensive introduction to oral history, its evolution, methodological and theoretical concerns, interviewing techniques, and applications.

HIST 6940 Administration & Use of Historical Archives M 4:30p-7:00p
Creation, preservation, and use of historical records which includes the study of archival principles and techniques; practical experience in the University and local, Federal, and State archival depositories.

HIST 7000 Introduction to Historical Methods and Theory W 1:00p-4:25p
A general introduction to the theoretical and analytical frameworks used by historians, which can include but is not limited to Marxist, gender, anthropological, sociological, cultural, linguistic, and post colonial interpretative methods.

HIST 7010 Issues & Interpretations in American History M 1:00p-4:25p
Tu 5:30p-8:55p
Study and discussion of important historical questions; introduction to the historiography of the field.

HIST 7040 Issues & Interpretations in Public History W 4:30p-7:00p
An introduction to key theoretical, methodological, and practical issues addressed by historians who bring history to a wider public beyond the university. Issues include questions of audience and authority in presenting history; the relationship between history and memory; the politics and ethics of public history; and the applications of history in diverse formats and media.

HIST 8030 Seminar in United States History in the 20th Century M 5:30p-8:55p

HIST 8060 Seminar: History of the South Th 5:30p-8:55p

HIST 8600 Introduction to Historic Preservation M 7:15p-9:45p
Historical evolution of preservation as a public movement in the United States, with emphasis on programs of local, state, and federal governments.

HIST 8610 Preservation Law Tu 4:30p-7:00p
The law applicable to historic preservation and the many legal issues relevant to it. An overview of legal systems at the federal, state, and local levels, as they relate to historic preservation.

HIST 8620 Conservation of Historic Building Materials W 7:15p-9:45p
Introduction to the theory and practice of building materials conservation, restoration, rehabilitation, and appropriate techniques for restoration and rehabilitation of historic structures.

HIST 8655 The American Suburb Tu 7:15p-9:45p
(Same as Geog 8655.) Since the 19th century the suburb has been the type metropolitan environment most Americans prefer to live in, and since 1980 the U.S. has been a predominantly suburban nation. Surveys the history of the suburb as an idea and as a physical, social, and political community, using literature from urban and architectural history, cultural geography, anthropology, and sociology. Explores the history and meaning of suburbia as traditionally defined (white, affluent, residential) as well as the emergence of other types of communities, including working-class, African-American, industrial, and multifamily suburbs.

HIST 8680 Internship  
Through a prescribed field experience students are given the opportunity to apply knowledge, theory, and understanding gained from courses. May be repeated if topics vary.

HIST 8730 Exhibit Planning and Production Tu 4:30p-7:00p
This course examines the process by which museums create exhibitions, from planning and research through object identification and selection, community involvement, script and text preparation, design, fabrication, installation and maintenance. The course brings students into contact with theory, and provides application of theory through their conceptualization and installation of an interpretive history exhibition.

HIST 8740 Material Culture M 4:30p-7:00p
Provides an overview of interdisciplinary approaches to diverse material culture traditions including furniture, architecture, decorative arts, clothing and adornment, foodways, and other aspects of material life. Students explore issues of material form and structure, geographic diffusion, function, construction techniques, and multiple ways of understanding material objects in context, including cultural landscapes, performance, consumption, embodiment, and the role of the senses. This course will emphasize material culture as a means of understanding everyday life historically, as well as contexts for the exhibition and interpretation of material objects in contemporary public contexts such as museums.

HIST 8890 Georgia History Tu 5:30p-8:55p

HIST 8890 Cultural Landscape Preservation Tu 7:15p-9:45p

HIST 8900 Directed Readings  

ID 8650 History of Interior Design I Tu/Th 9:00a-10:15a
Development of architecture, interiors, and the decorative arts.

PMAP 8021 Scope and Theory of Planning Th 7:15p-9:45p
This course will acquaint students with the history of urban planning in the United States and the legal and administrative context in which planning takes place. It will describe several models of planning processes, and consider their appropriateness under different circumstances, the role of citizen involvement in planning, and planning ethics. Also considered are examples of recent planning practice.

PMAP 8161 Public Budgeting and Finance M 4:30p-7:00p
Prerequisites: PMAP 8111 or PMAP 8011and PMAP 8121 or consent of the instructor. A survey of the practice and problems of modern fiscal management in government with special emphasis on budgetary procedures and the means of budgetary analysis.

PMAP 8203 Non-profit Advocacy Law Policy M 7:15p-9:45p
Policy directs and shapes the activities of nonprofits in many ways including how they structure themselves, raise funds, and advocate for policy change. This course examines both how policy influences nonprofits as well as how nonprofits impact policy. It will address the role of nonprofit organizations in the public policy process including advocacy strategies and techniques and examine in turn how laws shape nonprofit involvement in that process. The course will also review state and federal policy that enables and regulates nonprofits including legal forms, tax exemption, fundraising regulations, and employee compensation. Students will gain an understanding of where policy intersects with nonprofit activities and learn how to operate within a basic nonprofit legal framework.

PAUS 8210 Intro to the Nonprofit Sector Tu 4:30p-7:00p
The course provides an overview of the nonprofit sector in society with a consideration of the nonprofit sector's relationship to the state and to for-profit sectors. Attention will be given to the social settings in which nonprofit organizations exist, and to contemporary public policy issues regarding the nonprofit sector.

PAUS 8261 Non-profit Financial Management W 7:15p-9:45p
This course is designed to teach students how to use financial information to make decisions in nonprofit organizations. The first half of the course is devoted to financial accounting, focusing on understanding and using the information found on financial statements. The second half of the course focuses on using principles of financial management to make operating and capital budgeting decisions and to analyze long-term financial options.

PMAP 8501 Managing Public Money M 7:15p-9:45p
Prerequisite: PMAP 8161. This course includes discussion of topics that are relevant to budgeting and financial management in the public sector such as capital investment decisions, cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis, cash flow management, debt management, and the evaluation of organizational financial condition.

PMAP 8561 GIS Applications to Planning and Policy Analysis W 4:30p-7:00p
Prerequisite PMAP 8121. Integration and synthesis of geographical data with composite map overlay, databases and computer graphics. Applications of GIS include local government, planning, transportation, emergency management, nonprofit, environment, marketing, real estate, housing, and taxation. Business strategies and policy implications of different applications are discussed.

Contact Us
GSU © 2011