- Learn to examine, record, and analyze building fabric: materials and construction technology as well as environmental conditions, using direct and remote methods of investigation on site and in the laboratory.
- Learn to survey and assess condition and diagnose deterioration mechanisms for a broad range of materials and sites using traditional and new digital tools.
- Apply the skills of traditional craft with scientific treatment methods to develop integrated intervention strategies.
- Develop written, visual and numerical skills to effectively communicate about conservation as a critical act of interpretation and a form of sustainable practice to educate other professionals and the general public.
- Learn the basic skills of project management (e.g., strategic planning, budgeting, management) as part of a larger construction project.
- Utilize the Center for Architectural Conservation (CAC) for practicum coursework, internship, and advance research.
Architectural Conservation Required Electives
|Fall Year 1||HSPV 5550||Introduction to Architectural Conservation||1 cu|
|Spring Year 1||HSPV 5510||Building Pathology||1 cu|
|Spring Year 1 or 2*||HSPV 7400||Conservation Seminar: Finishes||1 cu|
|Spring Year 1 or 2**||HSPV 7380||Conservation Seminar: Wood||1 cu|
|Fall Year 2||HSPV 7390||Conservation Seminar: Masonry||1 cu|
*only offered even years
** only offered odd years