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2023-2024 University Catalog 
2023-2024 University Catalog

Historic & Cultural Preservation Graduate Certificate

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Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for GC Historic & Cultural Preservation

To place preservation laws and practices within policy, planning and political contexts. 

To identify artifacts and advocates of preservation from historical texts and contemporary discourse, especially public records and reporting. 

To apply and assess the U.S. Secretary of the Interior’s standards of designating, interpreting, rehabilitating, and protecting cultural and historic resources. 


To evaluate threats (environmental, economic, etc.) to tangible and intangible heritage and plans to address them. 


To prepare emergent planners, policymakers, public historians, public administrators, and other built environment professionals for cultural resources management, especially participation in NRHP Section 106 processes. 

Elective Courses (3 Courses Required; Pathways Optional)

Career Pathway #1: Preservation Policy & Law

Career Pathway #2: Preservation Planning

Career Pathway #3: Cultural Resource Management

Career Pathway #4: Heritage Placemaking

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