Anthropology and Historic Preservation, Master of Applied Anthropology and Master of Historic Preservation (dual degree) (M.A.A. and M.H.P.)

Non-thesis only (internship required): 66 credits

The Applied Anthropology and Historic Preservation dual degree takes full advantage of the diverse coursework offered at the University’s School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and the Department of Anthropology, bringing together expertise in archaeology, vernacular architecture, ethnography, cultural resource management, heritage studies and social/cultural anthropology. A total of 66 credit hours are required for the MAA/MHP dual degree.  

Course Title Credits
Anthropology courses
ANTH601Applied Anthropology3
ANTH606Qualitative Methods in Applied Anthropology3
ANTH630Quantification and Statistics in Applied Anthropology3
ANTH649Advanced Developments in Archaeology3
or ANTH449 Advanced Special Topics in Archaeology
ANTH722Ecological Anthropology3
ANTH740Theories of the Past and Accomplishments of Archaeology3
ANTH760Development of Social/Cultural Theory3
Internship Sequence:
ANTH701Anthropology Internship Preparation3
ANTH789Internship6
ANTH712Anthropology Internship Analysis3
Historic Preservation courses
HISP600History, Theory, and Practice of Historic Preservation3
HISP611Historical Research Methods3
HISP630Preservation Policy and Planning3
HISP635Social and Ethnic Issues in Historic Preservation Practice3
HISP640Historic Preservation Law, Advocacy and Public Policy3
or ANTH698 (ANTH698B - Archaeological law)
HISP655American Vernacular Architecture4
HISP670Conservation of Historic Places: Historic Materials, Building Systems, and Conservation3
HISP680Preservation Economics3
HISP6902
HISP650Historic Preservation Studio Workshop6
Total Credits66