Historic Preservation, Certificate (0423)



Program Coordinator

Ann K. Ferrell, ann.ferrell@wku.edu, (270) 745-5896

The graduate certificate in Historic Preservation provides the student with basic knowledge of and skills in preservation law and planning, architectural history, and cultural conservation. Students are prepared for professional level work in preservation and cultural resource management.

Program Admission

Please refer to the admission section of this catalog for Graduate School admission requirements.

Program Requirements (15 hours)

Required Courses
FLK 560Cultural Conservation3
FLK 589Internship 13
Select two courses of the following:6
American Architectural History
Vernacular Architecture
Museum Procedures and Preservation Techniques
Select 3 hours of electives with advisor approval3
Total Hours15

 Should be taken after completion of at least six hours of coursework in Folk Studies.