Conserving Historic Structures

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: HA 489J

The steps involved in identifying and recommending strategies to conserve historic structures are addressed. Topics include the components, materials and systems of historic structures; factors causing deterioration; investigation and documentation techniques; approaches to conservation treatments; and project management strategies. Participants will have opportunities to focus on selected architectural materials and features.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of AHVS 489J, HA 489J.
  • Subject to differential fees; consult Fees for Undergraduate Programs.

Undergraduate course in Art History and Visual Studies offered by the Department of Art History and Visual Studies in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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