Changes to the Certificate Program

For the 2016-17 academic year, the revised Public History and Historic Preservation program requirements will be:
1st Semester
HIS      180      Historical Archaeology
HIS      181      Introduction to Historic Preservation
2nd Semester
HIS      183      Survey of Museum Practice
Elective course
3rd Semester
HIS      187      Interpreting Material Culture
HIS      190      Coordinated Internship
18 Total credits for the Historic Preservation Career Studies Certificate
The elective course to the chosen from
HIS 188 Field Survey Techniques for Archaeology
HIS 186 Collections Management
GIS 200 Geographic Information Systems
HIS 218 Introduction to Digital History
HIS 205 Local History
HIS 281 History of Virginia I
All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (SDV) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA.