Aug 10, 2022  
2021 - 2022 University Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 University Catalog
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PRES 641 - Historic Environment Research Methods


Prerequisites: None
Requirement Fulfillment: A scholarly graduate thesis is now elective for the MS in Preservation Practice program. The required two-semester sequence of PLAN 511 and ARCH 517 (Collaborative Revitalization Studio) now supply the capstone experience for MS students.
Delivery: Lecture
This course prepares students intending to write a graduate thesis with guided exploration and application of interdisciplinary research methods focused on the study of the historic environment. Concepts and techniques from art and architectural history, anthropology, sociology, geography, planning, and history will be considered. Students work closely with the instructor to develop a self-defined and directed project, including exploratory research and literature review. The course culminates in a the development of a research proposal for an original, critical project that takes contributes to existing scholarly or professional discourse. Minimum Passing Grade: B-

3 credits
Fall



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