Architecture: Historic Preservation, MSD
The one-year Master of Science in Design with a concentration in Historic Preservation (MSD-HP) complements Weitzman School’s long-standing two-year MSHP degree.The MSD-HP directly addresses the needs of practicing design professionals seeking post-professional training, specialization, or change in career path.The MSD-HP curriculum requires 12 CUs and spans one calendar year – two full-time semesters, plus one summer studio course. Half of the required courses are elective; personalized curricula can accommodate advanced thesis research or additional studios. Applicants must possess a professional degree in design or planning fields (architecture, landscape architecture, interior architecture, urban planning, urban design, engineering) from an accredited university, and at least three years of professional experience.
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A total of 12 course units are required.
|HSPV 5210||American Architecture (or History elective)||1|
|HSPV 6240||Digital Media for Historic Preservation I||0.5|
|HSPV 6400||Contemporary Design in Historic Settings||1|
|HSPV 6600||Theories of Historic Preservation||0.5|
|HSPV Elective 1||1|
|Open Elective 1||1|
|HSPV 6270||Digital Media for Historic Preservation II||0.5|
|HSPV 6610||Theories of Historic Preservation II||0.5|
|HSPV 7030 |
or HSPV 7050
|Urban Regeneration in The Americas: The Conservation and Development of Urban Heritage Areas |
or Advanced Preservation Studio
|Select 2 HSPV Electives 2||2|
|Open Elective 2||1|
|HSPV 7070||Historic Preservation Post-Professional Studio (mid-May to mid-June)||2|
|Total Course Units||12.00|
HSPV 7010 can substitute for two electives.
HSPV Thesis can substitute for 2 course units.
The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2022 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.