Preprofessional Degree, 120 Credits
The core of the undergraduate architecture curriculum is a sequence of courses in design, design communications, architectural history, structures, environmental systems, and building technology. Related electives in architecture and a variety of other disciplines are available. The program culminates with an architectural design capstone project.
You may pursue this degree as either a bachelor of science (BS) or a bachelor of arts (BA). The BA degree requires two years (or the equivalent) of study in a foreign language.
The following schedule outlines the typical course of study for this degree:
WPP Exam is required in the junior year. Take pre-reqs of ENG 103 and 104 in the freshman and sophomore years.
ARCH 229 will count for three hours in UCC Tier2 FinArts/Hum/Dsgn. ARCH 401 will count as a Tier 3 Core Capstone Course.
Students may register for ARCH 455 Internship (0 credits) with approval of the internship coordinator. Credit received in ARCH 455 can count toward meeting the master of architecture (M.Arch) professional degree internship requirement.
Second year students: ARCH 405 (3 credits) between second and third year and ARCH 406 (3 credits) between third and fourth year substitute for ARCH 402 fourth year. Third year students: ARCH 405 (3 credits) first summer and ARCH 406 (3 credits) second summer between third and fouth year substitute for ARCH 402 fourth year.
For questions about our bachelor’s degree in architecture, contact (James) Rod Underwood, undergraduate architecture advisor.
For course descriptions and complete information on program requirements, please consult the Ball State University Undergraduate Catalog.
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