University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Historic Preservation Certificate

Historic Preservation is the interdisciplinary field that seeks to identify, document, preserve and protect significant structures, sites and landscapes.

Post-secondary Certificate - Historic Preservation


Core Courses12
History Electives3
Internship or Independent Study3
Total Hours18

Degree Specific Credits: 18

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
ANTY 451Cultural Resource Management3
ANTY 456Historical Archaeology3
GPHY 465Planning Principles & Processes3
HPRV 400Historic Preservation3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C

History Electives

Complete 3 credits of the following courses:3
Birth of Modern US
America in Crisis
U.S. History: WWII to Present
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C

Internship or Independent Study

Note: Internship must be with an approved, appropriate preservation-based agency or focused on an approved preservation-based topic.

Complete three credits of the following courses:3
Independent Study
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C