HART 4879
Heritage Resource Management

3.0 Credits

Description

This course (UVIC AHVS 487A) offers an intensive study of the nature and value of heritage resources worldwide, and of management approaches that support their preservation and presentation. Topics include principles of heritage conservation, identification of heritage value and significance, inventory and documentation of heritage resources, organizational and legal frameworks for conservation, planning for conservation, and cultural tourism.

Prerequisites

Permission from UVic's Cultural Resource Management Program (http://www.uvcs.uvic.ca/cultural). Contact cmpasst@uvic.ca before registering. Students should work in or have access to a local museum, gallery, historic site or related institution.

Note: Students with credit for UVIC AHVS 487 may not take this course for further credit.

Delivery Method

Web-Based

Equipment

Computer with Internet is required. Refer to http://www.uvcs.uvic.ca/learnonline.

Texts

Materials are available from the UVic bookstore and are not included in the course fees.

Completion

3 months


Note: This paced course is delivered by the University of Victoria. UVIC courses are offered in September, January and May. This course may not be offered every semester. Space is limited and early registration is advised.