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Fall 2012 Courses in Heritage Preservation

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ANTH 6190 Archaeological Practice and the Public M/W 3:00p-4:15p
Prerequisite: Anth 2030 or consent of instructor. This course on Public Archaeology covers a great number of fields where professional archaeologists work with public interests, upholding legislation designed to conserve ancient sites and artifacts, managing museum collections, presenting the past to the public, working with developers to reduce the impact of building and construction projects on the remains of the past. At the same time Public Archaeology covers the general public's interest in the archaeological past: from fakes and illicit trade of antiquities to Indiana Jones, to the search for Atlantis.

ANTH 6590 Archaeological Methods M/W noon-1:15p
Prerequisite: Anth 2030 or consent of the instructor. Data recovery techniques, analytic methods, and theoretical concepts. Experience with archaeological materials.

FOLK 6020 America's Folk Crafts M/W 5:30p-6:45p
Traditional hand skills of North American folk-culture regions including folk arts, crafts, architecture, food-ways, and pre-industrial technology, their Old World sources, and display in folk museums.

HIST 6920 Oral History Tu 5:30p-8:55p
Comprehensive introduction to oral history, its evolution, methodological and theoretical concerns, interviewing techniques, and applications.

HIST 6940 Administration and Use of Historical Archives Th 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 7010 Issues and Interpretations in American History Tu 5:30p-8:55p
Study and discussion of important historical questions; introduction to the historiography of the field.

HIST 7040 Issues and 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 8020 Seminar in United States History in the 19th Century M 5:30p-8:55p

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

HIST 8070 Seminar in African-American History Tu 1:00p-4:25p
A three-topic sequence which explores the diversity in African-American ideologies, movements, class and gender.

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 8645 Historic Resource Evaluation Th 4:30p-7:00p
An introduction to the philosophical and practical aspects of historic resource survey and evaluation, including application of the National Register of Historic Places criteria.

HIST 8655 The American Suburb Tu 7:15p-9:45p
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 8665 Cultural Landscapes Th 7:15p-9:45p
Cultural Landscape Preservation is a graduate level course in the Heritage Preservation Program (other graduate students may also register) designed to develop an understanding and vocabulary about cultural landscapes; articulate landscape preservation concepts through verbal and written mediums; understand techniques, processes, and policies related to the documentation and preservation of cultural landscapes; and work collaboratively to develop a Cultural Landscape Report.

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 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.

ID 8650 History of Interior Design T/Th 9:00a-10:15a
Antiquities to the Nineteenth Century. Prerequisite: consent of the instructor. Development of architecture, interiors, and the decorative arts.

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 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.

PMAP 8331 Urban Development and Growth Management M 7:15p-9:45p
Causes and consequences of urban development and growth management are introduced in the light of economics and public policy theories, within the context of legal and constitutional framework. In addition to prevalent growth patterns (e.g. sprawl vs. smart growth), issues related to the physical and environmental dimension of urban development such as infrastructure, sustainable environment, housing, transportation are discussed in detail.

PMAP 8501 Managing Public Money M 4:30p-7:00p
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.

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