Historic Preservation Technology (HPT)
Introduces historic preservation theory, history, and standards of practice through national and local case studies; related national and local agencies, organizations and legislation; and research of early American architecture. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).
Provides an opportunity to practice historic preservation theory through on-site research, site surveys and recording techniques with an emphasis on assessing and planning rehabilitation and maintenance. Lab: 2.0 credits (60 contact hours).
Presents traditional woodworking techniques, safe maintenance, and use of hand and power tools with hands-on training in fitting, fastening, and finishing a wood project. Lecture/Lab: 2.0 credits (52.5 contact hours).
Introduces masonry materials and repair techniques for historic structures with an emphasis on brick and stone masonry and hands-on repair/repointing. Lecture/Lab: 2.0 credits (52.5 contact hours).
Presents the process for the removal, repair, and reinstallation of windows in historic properties, including types and components, energy efficiency, safe work practices, basic tools, and glazing techniques. Lecture/Lab: 2.0 credits (52.5 contact hours).
Covers pre-World War II roof designs and materials with a focus on repair and maintenance of roofs on historic buildings. Emphasizes fall protection systems and setup procedures for scaffolding and ladders. Lecture/Lab: 2.0 credit hours (52.5 contact hours).
Provides an opportunity for the refinement of techniques and skills acquired in the previous historic preservation courses through non-compensated, supervised on-the-job experience or campus work assignments related to the student's educational and career training objectives. Practicum: 2.0 credits (90 contact hours).