ILLINOIS REGISTER 5128
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS
Section 1150.APPENDIX B Historical Summary of Minimum Requirements to Qualify
for Examination for Licensure as an Architect in Illinois
(For specific details refer to the Rules for the Administration of the Illinois Architecture Practice
Act of 1989 that were in effect for the appropriate time period specified in this Appendix
a) July 1, 1897 through June 30, 1919: Applicants who are 21 years old and have
made payment of $15 fee to take examination. Any person who is shown by
affidavit to have been engaged in the practice of architecture on July 1, 1897 shall
be entitled to a license without examination; provided that the application is made
within 6six months afterof the passage of the Act.
b) July 1, 1919 through July 10, 1957: 21 years old; citizen of U.S. Applicants who
are graduates of a high school or secondary school approved by the Department of
Registration and Education and 3 years of experience in the office of a reputable
c) July 11, 1957 through September 30, 1977: 21 years old; citizen of U.S.
Applicants who are graduates of a high school or secondary school approved by
the Department of Registration and Education and 8 years of experience in the
office of a registered architect. Applicants with up to 5 years of architectural study
in an approved school of architecture and additional years experience in the office
of a registered architect thatwhich total 8 years of experience and study.
d) October 1, 1977 through December 31, 1984: 21 years old; citizen of U.S.
Applicant with a professional degree from an accredited school of architecture
were eligible to take Phase I and upon completion of 3 years practical experience
could take Phase II. Applicants who are graduates of an approved high school and
8 years of experience.
e) January 1, 1985 through December 31, 1995: The following education and
architectural experience under the direct supervision of a U.S. licensed architect
qualified for examination/licensure:
1) Applicants with a professional degree from a program accredited by
A) 6-year professional degree (M/Arch) and 2 years of architectural
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