HISP 640 Historic Preservation Law

Course

Overview

Faculty Assigned
Credits
3
Term
Spring
Schedule/Location
M 7:00pm - 9:40pm (ARC 1125)

This course is designed to introduce students to legal, advocacy and public policy issues in the field of historic preservation.  Student activities will be designed to teach basic working knowledge of relevant legal subjects, including historic preservation ordinances, state and federal preservation statutes and important constitutional issues.

The primary goal of this course is to provide sufficient information so that students will be able to identify legal issues, know resources to obtain information and assistance on those issues, and communicate effectively with attorneys.

Synopsis

Catalog Description

Introduces students to legal issues in the field of historic preservation.  Student activities will be designed to teach basic working knowledge of relevant legal subjects, including historic preservation ordinances, state and federal preservation statutes, and important constitutional issues.

Prerequisites

Permission of ARCH-Historic Preservation Program. Credit only granted for: HISP619C or HISP640. Formerly: HISP619C.

NAAB Student Performance Criteria Addressed (2014 Conditions for Accreditation)

  • Class attendance and participation (20%)
  • Submission and quality of questions (20%)
  • Written Assignment 1: Case Analysis (20%)
  • Written Assignment 2: Ordinance Analysis (20%) 
  • Exam (20%)