Certificates and Minors
The School of Architecture offers a series of interdisciplinary dual degrees at the undergraduate and graduate level.
The purpose of the minor in Architecture is to encourage and give official recognition to students who study architecture beyond the introductory level but who do not wish to pursue a major or a professional degree in the field.
The undergraduate Minor in Preservation Studies is offered within the Preservation Studies program of the Tulane School of Architecture. Students meet a variety of experts in architectural heritage management and learn the fundamentals of historic preservation practice through four courses in historic preservation theory and practice, conservation technology, and architectural history.
Building upon Tulane University's strengths in civic engagement and service learning, the interdisciplinary social innovation and social entrepreneurship (SISE) minor will prepare students to use solutions-oriented thinking, integrate theory and practice, generate and support stimulating research across fields, and better understand and create new models of social change.
The Real Estate Summer Minor Institute is an intensive, 8-week program designed to help students obtain the essential knowledge and skills for entry level positions and careers in the real estate industry, both residential and commercial. The program provides a strong foundation on Real Estate as a business, specifically focusing on careers as a real estate investor, owner or developer, in real estate finance and in real estate consulting.
The Preservation Studies Certificate is designed for graduate students who wish to gain general knowledge and ability in this specialized field of study and practice.
The SRED Certificate program gives graduate students the basic tools and knowledge to navigate the demands of being part of a development team and contribute with solutions that provide a lasting, positive impact on the project, its users and surrounding community.