Surveys America's material culture and provides techniques to interpret artifacts. Lecture 3 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
This course will examine America’s architectural, cultural, and historical resources and the historic, social, economic, political, and environmental forces that shaped them, as well as, the means to interpret these artifacts.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES
General college entrance competencies
Upon completion, students should be able to:
B. appreciate the relationship and meaning of artifact and historic preservation, and
C. identify and catalogue interior and hardware furnishings in case studies.
B. The Search for Material
C. The meaning of material culture and preservation
D. Virginia Architecture and material culture