10-week class | credit/no credit | 2 CEUs
Online via Zoom and Canvas (Rutgers course management system)
This course is an introduction to the preservation of the built environment, examining the history and philosophy of historic preservation as well as how the discipline is practiced today. It will provide the historic framework of how preservation has emerged as a field of specialization and will expose students to the terminology used by its practitioners. At the end of this course, you should understand,
- the key concepts that have informed and continue to guide modern preservation practice in the United States
- the core programs and terms used in preservation practice;
- that historic preservation is a multi-disciplinary field and the roles that various professions and perspectives play in achieving preservation outcomes;
- how preservation in the United States relates to preservation in other parts of the world.
Instructor: Jennifer L. Boggs
Schedule: Ten weeks between Tuesday, September 5, 2023 and Tuesday, November 14, 2023 (no class on Tuesday, October 3). This class will meet live online from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., with additional assignments outside of class time to fulfill course requirements.
Who should register?: This course will be useful for anyone looking to broaden their understanding of current issues in historic preservation. It is required for the continuing education certificate in historic preservation.
Required book: Tyler, Norman. Historic Preservation: An Introduction to its History, Principles, and Practice. 3rd Edition. New York: WW Norton Company, 2018.
Required technology: Computer with webcam and microphone and a reliable internet connection.
Course Number: HP-101-F23-Online
REGISTER (limit 20): Registration link: https://ce-catalog.rutgers.edu/coursedisplay.cfm?schID=89292. If the class is full, you will be added to the waiting list. If a spot opens on the waiting list, we will let you know.
**We are temporarily not accepting Purchase Order (PO) requests as we undergo staffing transitions.**
About the instructor:
Jennifer Boggs is a historic preservation specialist who has practiced primarily in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She holds an M.A. in the History of Art and Archaeology from the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, and an M.S. in Historic Preservation from the University of Pennsylvania.
Date & Time
September 5, 2023
7:00 pm-8:00 pm