Public History and Historic Preservation, C.S.C.

Career Studies Certificate
Campuses: Loudoun

This curriculum is designed for students seeking a solid foundation in the theories, methods, and skills in the complementary fields of public history and historic preservation.

Course Curriculum

Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
HIS 180 Historical Archaeology 3
HIS 181 Introduction to Historic Preservation 3
Total 6
2nd Semester
HIS 183 Survey of Museum Practice 3
1 Elective 3
Total 6
3rd Semester
HIS 187 Interpreting Material Culture 3
HIS 190 Coordinator Internship 3
Total 6
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 18
One Year Credits
1st Semester
HIS
180
3
Introduction to Historic Preservation
HIS
181
3
Total 6
2nd Semester
HIS
183
3
1
3
Total 6
3rd Semester
HIS
187
3
Coordinator Internship
HIS
190
3
Total 6
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 18

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (SDV) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA. First-time-to-college students ages 17-24 must complete an SDV course within their first year at NOVA.

1 Choose elective from the following: GIS 200, HIS 186, HIS 188, HIS 205, HIS 218 or HIS 281.

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