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Historic Preservation

A five-course curriculum, granting a certificate for completion and satisfactory academic performance, is available for non-degree students. It is designed for planners, historic-district commissioners and others interested in the preservation field.

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Admission Requirements:

Applicants must:

  1. Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution;
  2. Meet Graduate School admission requirements;
  3. Personal Statement; and
  4. One letter of recommendation.
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Department Information:

Geography & Geology - College of Arts & Sciences

Richard Sambrook, Ph.D.
Department Head

203 Strong Hall
(734) 487-0218
rsambroo@emich.edu

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Required Courses: 5 hours

  • ARTH 572 - History of American Architecture 3 hrs
  • GHPR 530 - Introduction to Historic Preservation 2 hrs

Restricted Elective Courses: 7-9 hours

Seven to nine hours from the following:

  • Any 500- or 600-level GHPR courses except GHPR 587 , GHPR 637 , GHPR 687 /688 /689 , GHPR 690 /691 /692  and GHPR 697 /698 /699 

  • GHPR 531 - Preservation and Planning Law 3 hrs
  • GHPR 620 - Preservation Research Techniques 2 hrs
  • GHPR 651 - Principles of Preservation Technology 2 hrs
  • GHPR 695 - Seminar in Preservation Issues 2 hrs
  • GHPR 696 - Seminar in Preservation Issues 3 hrs
  • URP 435 - History of Urban Form and Function 3 hrs
  • See note below

  • One of the following:

  • GEOG 531 - American Cultural Landscapes 2 hrs
  • GHPR 561 - American Cultural Landscapes 2 hrs
  • One of the following:

  • GEOG 548 - American Vernacular Architecture 2 hrs
  • GHPR 548 - American Vernacular Architecture 2 hrs

Note:

* Must be taken for graduate credit. Students must submit a request form from the Graduate School to enroll in an advanced 400-level undergraduate course for graduate credit.