Required Courses (Curriculum Guide)

The minor in historic preservation includes the following courses:  

For course descriptions and complete information on program requirements, please consult the Ball State University Undergraduate Catalog.

Each student will take Arch 440, Introduction to Historic Preservation (3 credit hours).  In addition, students will take 6 credit hours in Design History, 3 credit hours in Methods, and 3 credit hours in Law/Ethics/Issues. See the table below for restricted elective choice groups.

 Design History (6 credits)
 Methods (3 credits)
Law/Ethics/Issues (3 cr)
 Anth 242 (Folklore & Folklife)
Arch 442 (HP Research Meth)
Arch 441 (HP Law)
 Arch 229 (Hist of Arch 1)
Arch 445 (HP Dgn & Graphic Doc)
Arch 444 (HP Econ)
 Arch 329 (Hist of Arch 2)
Arch 447/449 (HP Tech 1 & 2)
Arch 473 (Colloquium)
 Arch 428 (Hist of N American Arch)
Hist 240 (Intro to Public History)
Plan 425 (Urban Plng Law)
 Arch 430 (Hist of Midwest Arch)
Hist 445 (History & Historians)
Plan 460 (SustainComPlng)
 LA 220 (LA Hist 1)
Plan 412 (Intro to GIS)
Plan 458 (Intro to Multicult)
 LA 221 (LA Hist 2)
Plan 450 (Neighborhood Plng)
Pols 455 (Admin Law)
 Plan 220 (Hist & Theory of Plan)
Plan 481 (Pub Participation)
Sust 400 (Sust Future)
 Plan 430 (Housing & Cmm)
Plan 482 (Grant Procurement)
 Plan 447 (Hist. Urban Form)
LA 420 (Hist. Landscape Prs)

Note: HP Program Director retains authority to approve substitutes for required courses or restricted elective choice groups, and will consider electives or independent courses consistent with program intent.

Department of Architecture
Architecture Building (AB), Room 402
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-1900
Fax: 765-285-1765