Requirements

CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS:

For the 2016-17 academic year, the revised Public History and Historic Preservation Career Studies Certificate program course 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 course credits required for the Public History and Historic Preservation Career Studies Certificate

The elective course is to be chosen from:
HIS 186 Collections Management
HIS 188 Field Survey Techniques for Archaeology
GIS 200 Geographic Information Systems
HIS 205 Local History
HIS 218 Introduction to Digital 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.

Check the official NVCC catalog information on the Public History and Historic Preservation Career Studies Certificate. The certificate requirements have been revised for the 2016-17 academic year.