This 18-credit-hour graduate program combines selected courses from the College of Architecture & Planning (CAP) and the History Department. Liberal Arts students should confer with the Director of Public History & Preservation in the History Department. Architecture and Planning Students should confer with the Director of Historic Preservation in that college. Students should consult with their advisor to work out an agenda suiting their needs and the programs requirements.
The 18 hours must include the two required preservation courses; a CAP studio or thesis project or a History Department thesis; research project or independent study; and six hours of additional options. At least 12 hours must be taken in residence at UC Denver. Students must maintain a B (3.0) average in certificate classes. History students taking the certificate must take 12 hours in history courses.
Required Courses (13 hours):
- HIST 5232, Historic Preservation (3 credits)
- URP 6634, Architecture & Planning Preservation Seminar (3 credits)
- Studio or Thesis. Each student must complete six hours from the following:
- HIST 6950, History Thesis (3 credits)
- HIST 6840, Independent Study (3 credits)
- HIST 5939, Internship (3 credits)
- ARCH 5110, Design Studio I; ARCH 5120, Design Studio II; ARCH 5130, Design Studio III; ARCH 5141, Design Studio IV (6, 4, 4 & 2 credits, respectively)
- ARCH 6150 or 6151, Advanced Design Studio (4 & 2 credits, respectively)
- ARCH 6950, Architecture Thesis (6 credits)
- URP 6630, Planning Studio I, or URP 6631, Planning Studio II (6 credits each)
- URP 6950, Urban Planning Thesis (3 credits)
Optional Courses (to complete the 18 credit hours required)
- HIST 5229, Colorado Historical Places (3 credits)
- ARCH 6219, History of American Architecture (3 credits)
- URP 6635, History of American City Building (3 credits)
- ARCH 5220, History of Architecture I; ARCH 5230, History of Architecture II (3 credits each)
- ARCH 6220, History of Architectural Theory (3 credits)
- ARCH 6629, History of Interior Design (3 credits)
- ARCH 6212, History of Modern Architecture (3 credits)
- HIST 6989, Historic Preservation Seminar (3 credits)
- HIST 5237, National Parks History (3 credits)
- HIST 5228, Western Art & Architecture (3 credits)
All students are encouraged to experiment with at least one internship (ARCH 6931, HIST 5939 or URP 6930, three hours each).
Students may select other courses but all coursework must be approved by History Program Advisor, Prof. Tom Noel, 303-556-2044 or Tom.Noel@ucdenver.edu.