Classics AB(Classical Culture)/Historic Preservation MHP

The Classics A.B./Historic Preservation M.H.P. Double Dawgs program prepares for careers in material culture, architecture and the built environment, and in historic preservation, as well as providing a pathway into Ph.D. programs in humanities fields. The Master of Historic Preservation is the terminal degree in the field of historic preservation, and would allow graduates access to employment options at local, state, and federal government levels, would prepare them to work in the non-profit cultural heritage sector, as well as to find employment in the museum, construction, cultural heritage tourism, and design industries.

Admission to Program

Students may apply to the Classics A.B.(Classical Culture)/Historic Preservation M.H.P. pathway during the fall semester of the third year. Admittance to the pathway requires a 3.3 overall GPA and 3.3 in all CLAS or HIPR courses. In addition, applicants are required to submit a letter of intent, a transcript, and one letter of recommendation from either CLAS or HIPR faculty.

Curriculum

Graduate-level courses that may be used to satisfy undergraduate and graduate program requirements.

Graduate-level courses that may be used to satisfy undergraduate and graduate program requirements. Up to twelve (12) credit hours of the following graduate-level may count toward undergraduate degree requirements:

CLAS 6040 Hellenistic World
CLAS 6100 Ancient Roman Cities
CLAS 6160 History of Late Antiquity
CLAS 6170 Environmental History of Greece and Rome
CLAS 6180 Archaeology of Late Antiquity
CLAS 6190 Climate Change and Ancient Catastrophes in Antiquity
CLAS 6300 Selected Topics in Ancient Civilization
CLAS 6305 Selected Topics in Ancient Civilization: Studies Abroad
CLAS(HIST) 6329: Studies in Greek and Roman History
CLAS 6340 Ancient Athens
CLAS 6360 Introduction to Ancient Daily Life
CLAS 6380 Death: Antiquity and Its Legacy
CLAS 6395 The Legacy of Classical Antiquity
EDES 6560 History of the Built Environment II: Architecture
HIPR 6025 Preservation Perspectives
HIPR 6030 Principles and Practices of Historic Preservation
HIPR 6160 Public History and Technology
HIPR 6900 Thesis Preparation Research Strategies
LAND 6620 Evolution of American Architecture

Additional requirements that are unique to this Double Dawgs program:

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Admission to Graduate Program

Admission to the graduate program occurs by February of the fourth year, for matriculation as an M.H.P. student in fall of the fifth year. All admissions requirements to the M.H.P. program are also required for admission to the graduate portion of the Classics(Classical Culture)/Historic Preservation Double Dawgs program. The M.H.P requires a minimum of 39 hours of HIPR classes (the equivalent of the accelerated M.H.P. program).

Program Advisor

  • Name: Mario Erasmo
  • Email: merasmo@uga.edu
  • Phone: 706-542-9264
  • Address: Department of Classics, 235 Park Hall

Undergraduate Major Information

  • Major: Classics A.B.
  • Department/College: Classics

Advising Contact

  • Name: Mario Erasmo
  • Email: merasmo@uga.edu
  • Phone: 706-542-9264
  • Address: Department of Classics, 235 Park Hall

Graduate Major Information

  • Major: Historic Preservation M.H.P.
  • Department/College: College of Environment and Design

Advising Contact

  • Name: James Reap
  • Email: jreap@uga.edu
  • Phone: 706-542-4708
  • Address: College of Environment and Design, 285 S. Jackson St.

Additional Advising Contact

  • Name: Donna Gabriel
  • Email: donnag@uga.edu
  • Phone: 706-542-4720
  • Address: College of Environment and Design, 285 S. Jackson St.