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    Appalachian State University
   
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

HIS 5586 - Introduction to Historic Preservation (3)


When Offered: Fall.Even-numbered years
Historic preservation is the identification, protection, and enhancement of historic resources. This course covers the history of preservation in the United States. In particular, students will study the evolution of the federal preservation programs along with the methodology and requirements of the National Register of Historic Places. The course introduces current programs and techniques utilized for the preservation of historic buildings, landscapes, and sites. Students will learn about governmental, non-profit, and for-profit organizations involved in historic preservation and their importance in determining the direction of the field. The course includes a practical component.