• Undergraduate Architecture
  • Undergraduate Environmental Design
  • Undergraduate Landscape Architecture
  • Undergraduate Urban Planning


Minors in the various disciplines of environmental planning and design can be an excellent way to incorporate the teachings and practical learning of the College of Architecture and Planning into a complementary field of study. Consider these: 

Historic Preservation
This minor within the architecture program requires 19 hours of study including an introduction to historic preservation, the history of North American architecture, preservation law and planning, preservation technology, and documentation. For admission, you must complete an application and an interview with the program director and/or program faculty. Learn more.  

Landscape Architecture
This 19-hour minor features introductory and historical course work, plus studies in environmental systems, landscape architecture engineering, and plants. Learn more

Urban Planning
This minor totals 20 hours, including the basic introductory urban planning course, a history and theory course, land use, housing and neighborhood development, and related legal issues. This minor course of study must be approved by the planning department advisor. Learn more.

Environmentally Sustainable Practices
This group of interdepartmental minors is among the programs of the interdisciplinary Center for Energy Research/Education/Service (CERES) at Ball State. These minors are part of the university’s mission to increase students’ environmental literacy. Learn more.

Real Estate Development
This 25-hour program presents an interdisciplinary core of foundation and capstone courses and a host of elective courses involving construction, property management, public policy, community development, business, and real estate law.  Learn more.