Below are the current course offerings from the Historic Preservation Program. Check back for updates for the Fall 2020 school year.

  • DCP 6701 World Heritage Research and Stewardship
    • This course is part of the Preservation Institute Nantucket.
  • DCP 6710 History and Theory of Historic Preservation
    • National, state, and local historic preservation policies and programs are explored. Theoretical concepts that shape the way we view, protect, and preserve historic interiors, structures, sites, districts, and landscapes.
  • DCP 6711 History of the Built Environment for Preservation Practice
    • Historical developments in American cultural heritage through the study of buildings, sites, and figures.
  • DCP 6712 Preservation Technology: Conserving Modern Buildings
    • Principles and practices of physical conservation of culturally significant structures and sites of the Post World War II period.
  • DCP 6713 Historic Preservation: Principles, Practice, and Engineering
    • Principles and practices of physical conservation of culturally significant structures and sites. Presentation and study of contemporary advocacy, planning, and technology.
  • DCP 6714 Built Heritage Resources: Research, Documentation, and Conservation
    • Examines the principles and practices guiding the preservation of built heritage resources at three different scales: cultural and urban landscapes and building ensembles; architecture; and materials and finishes.
  • DCP 6715 Preservation Building Technology
    • Survey of traditional building materials and systems, preservation principles and conventions, and the behavior of building systems in older structures.
  • DCP 6716 Cultural Resource Management
    • Focusing on interpretive and research topics in a case study format. Topics include introduction to new technologies, use of modern materials in historic buildings, conservation and sustainability, historic building dating methods and other issues pertaining to historic sites.
  • DCP 6730 Preservation Policy
    • Study of federal and state preservation policy and ways regulations and laws are put into effect. Lectures will be supplemented with selected field trips, providing students with the opportunity to meet and learn from active cultural resource professionals, regulatory officers and site managers.
  • DCP 6905 Independent Study
  • DCP 6931 Special Topics
  • DCP 6943 Practicum in Historic Preservation
    • Enables students to work in real-life situations, finding solutions to diverse historic preservation issues, while acquiring research methodology and presentation skills.
  • DCP 6971 Research for Master’s Thesis
    • Research for master’s thesis in Historic Preservation
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