Saturday, September 26, 2020 - Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Students may register for the entire program at time of registration or takes courses independently.
This certificate program serves students and professionals interested in establishing credentials in the area of Historic Preservation in a multitude of job sectors: building trades such as woodworking and stone masonry as well as areas such as historic site management, artifact conservation and more. There is no other certificate program in Historic Preservation offered at a community college in New York State. A total of 80 hours, half in the classroom and half in directed historic preservation field work, are required to fulfill the certificate.
Register for the entire certificate for $1,250.
All interested students should contact the Assistant Director, Eric Mantell, at [email protected] or 914-606-7321.
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Introduction to Historic Preservation
This course is an introduction to the history, principles and practice of historic preservation. It will provide a framework for understanding how the architecture and natural beauty of the Hudson Valley influenced the birth of the preservation movement in America and how preservation law has developed in New York State into present-day policies. Through discussions about the guiding principles, terminologies and current issues of historic preservation, the class will explore the benefits and limitations of the agencies that play a role in preservation and discuss local case studies. These will be 2-hour class sessions over 10 weeks for a total of 20 hours required towards completion of certificate requirements.
CE-HIST 2127PE, 10 Tues., Sept 29-Dec. 8, (skip Nov 10), 6:30-8:30 pm, $312.50. #90460
American Architectural History
With an eye toward Historic Preservation and New York State, this course will explore the development of architecture in America from its beginnings. Areas of examination will include indigenous and vernacular American architecture, colonial and Federalist design, the appropriation of European design elements, Federalism, the development of architecture as a profession, the American Parks Movement and landscape architecture, the innovation of the skyscraper, the rise of twentieth century urban environments, public works projects and more. These will be 2-hour class sessions over 10 weeks for a total of 20 hours required towards completion of certificate requirements.
CE-HIST 2128PE, 10 Sat., Sept. 26-Dec. 5 (skip Nov. 28), 11:00 am-1:00 pm, $312.50. #90461
Historic Preservation Field Work I
This course is designed to provide a wide range of hands-on experience related to historic preservation in a variety of settings. Participants will work at actual historic sites in the field as well as with artisans in trades related to historic preservation. Sessions will total 20 hours required for completion of certificate requirements.
CE-HIST 2129PE, TBD, $312.50. #90462
Historic Preservation Field Work II
Continuation of Historic Preservation Field Work I. Sessions will total 20 hours required for completion of certificate requirements. Prerequisite: Historic Preservation Field Work I.
CE-HIST 2130PE, TBD, $312.50. #90463
Event Location and Ticket Information
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020 - Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Times: 12:00 am
Presenter: Center for the Digital Arts, Peekskill Extension
Presenter Phone: 914-606-7300
Presenter Website: www.sunywcc.edu/peekskill