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2019-2020 University Catalog 
2019-2020 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Historic Preservation, B.S./M.S.

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The Bachelor of Science/Master of Science in Historic Preservation 4+1 program, totaling 150 credits, is also available to qualified applicants.

Program Requirements

Bachelor of Science and Master of Science students must successfully complete all University Core Curriculum requirements and all B.S./M.S. program requirements totaling 152 credits, a non-credit internship requirement to fulfill the University’s Feinstein Service Learning Requirement, and a non-credit internship at the graduate level.

Undergraduate major requirements are divided into three program areas: foundation courses; building styles, technology and culture; and field training and professional practice. Required foundation and upper-level courses are available from select courses throughout the University.

Required Courses

Course Offerings

Toward the Master of Science in Historic Preservation component of the 4+1 Degree Program

Historic Preservation Electives

In consultation with their advisor, students select three graduate-level electives from the following:

4+1 Bachelor of Science + Master of Science Threshold

Review: Junior Year Reviews

Students are required to have achieved and maintained a 2.67 cumulative GPA through the end of the sixth semester in order to enter directly into the 4+1 Bachelor of Science/Master of Science in Historic Preservation Degree Program. All B.S. in Historic Preservation students are reviewed for achievement of these standards at this time, and notified of their eligibility to continue with the 4+1 sequence. Students must notify the school of their intention to pursue this 4+1 track.

Students pursuing the 4+1 Bachelor of Science / Master of Science in Historic Preservation degree sequence subsequently complete all 500-600 level coursework at graduate academic standards, which include achieving a minimum passing grade of B- in any 500-600 level course, and a 3.0 cumulative GPA in all 500-600 level courses. Students with Senior Standing and who have achieved a 2.67 cumulative GPA may register for graduate coursework with approval of the instructor and the Dean.

Graduate Course Grading, GPA and Graduation Requirements

The minimum passing grade in graduate-level courses is a B- (2.67). The minimum GPA for M.S. in Historic Preservation graduates is a 3.0.

Registration in Courses

Students pursuing the Master of Science in Historic Preservation who are enrolled in graduate courses may also be enrolled in undergraduate courses during the same semester. In their first year and in consultation with the program director, students in the two-year program select undergraduate and/or graduate ‘bridge’ courses from offerings in historic preservation. With permission of the Dean, undergraduate students in the program may take graduate courses that are part of the program.

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