Registration Open for Fall Workshops, 2012!
Registration Deadline for fall Workshops: Historic Windows Workshop, Thursday, September 27; Historical Burial Grounds, Friday, October 19
Notice to Faculty and Students of the Historic Preservation Program
There’s no better place to learn the processes and techniques of historic preservation than Drew University. Our courses are open to all preservation enthusiasts, whether you want to earn a certificate or simply take a course for personal or professional interest. Our upcoming 2012 – 2013 offerings represent a great opportunity to begin or continue your studies. Whether you select a one-day workshop or a ten-week course, we hope you’ll join us for this unique program.
The offerings are designed for anyone interested in the field of preservation: members of historic preservation commissions, town planners, attorneys and engineers. Our audience includes real estate professionals, volunteers at historic sites, owners of old or historic buildings, architects, developers and contractors, designers, and artisans in the construction field.
Courses and Workshops Offer
- Distinguished faculty who are experts in their fields
- Interactive classes
- On and off-campus learning, blending the theoretical and practical
We encourage community members who are not seeking the certificate to register for courses and workshops at any time. Participants will earn CEUs and a pass/fail grade as these courses cannot be audited.
Drew University’s Certificate in Historic Preservation has an open enrollment policy so that students may begin taking courses at the start of any term. The program’s flexible scheduling provides an opportunity for students to take courses in any order and complete the program at their own pace. Students are not required to submit an application to the program, but must fulfill the requirements outlined below to earn the certificate.
Students should expect out-of-class research and writing assignments as part of the course requirements.
All courses in this program are grouped according to four areas of concentration:
- Theory and Practice (T&P)
- Architectural History/History (AH/H)
- Planning (PLAN)
- Conservation (CONS)
Courses may be taken individually or as part of the certificate. Excepting the three required courses, not all courses are offered each year.
Requirements for the Certificate
To insure that our students develop important basic competencies as well as a broad understanding of various aspects of historic preservation, the following certificate requirements have been established. In order to be awarded the certificate, students must complete:
- a minimum of 15 continuing education units (CEUs)
- one course in each of the four program concentrations. This includes any course or workshop, ranging from .6 to 2 CEUs, from the conservation track (CONS) and the following three required courses, offered each year:
– Introduction to Historic Preservation (T&P)
– American Architectural History (AH/H)
– Practicing Preservation: Advocacy to Zoning (PLAN)
Continuing Education Units
One CEU is defined by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training as 10 contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Drew University, as the sponsor, calculates the number of CEUs to be awarded and maintains all records pertaining to the CEUs earned by participants.