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Courses

Bachelor of Science in Architecture (BSc Arch) Courses

Post Diploma Route: Students with a Diploma in Architectural Technology (or equivalent) do not need to take the courses outlined in blue (Total Credits: 42)

Over the next 12 months The Centre will be opening the Virtual Design Studios (ADST courses).

Note: All courses below with the "RAIC" course codes are offered to Syllabus students through the RAIC.

Design Professional Communication Theory History Technical  
ADST 200 (3) and ADST 205 (3)  or RAIC 200 - Foundations of Design I (6) MATH 209 - Finite Math (3) COMP 210 - Introduction to Information Systems and Computer Applications (3) PHIL 252 - Critical Thinking (3) ENGL 255 - Introductory Composition (3) PHYS 200 - Introductory Physics (3)  
ADST 300 - Foundations of Architectural Design: Elements OR RAIC 300 - Foundations of Architectural Design: Elements (6) MATH 215 - Introduction to Statistics (3) OR MATH 216 - Computer-oriented approach to Statistics (3) APST 215 - Introduction to Graphic Representation (3) PHIL 333 - Professional Ethics (3) OR PHIL 371 - Ethics: Science, Technology & the Built Environment (3) ARCH 200 - History of Ideas in Architecture I (3) PHYS 201 - Introduction to Physics (3) OR PHYS 202 Introduction to Physics II (3)  
ADST 350 - Foundations of Architectural Design: Simple Habitat OR RAIC 350- Foundations of Architectural Design: Simple Habitat. (6) PSYC 432 - Psychology and the built environment - Serves as elective major (3) APST 220 - 3D Modeling, Digital Representation & Presentation (3) ARCH 330 - Architectural Design Theory Fundamentals (3) ARCH 300 - History of Ideas in Architecture II (3) APST 230 - Materials, Properties, Applications (3)  
ADST 400 - Foundations of Architectural Design: Collective Habitat OR RAIC 400 - Foundations of Architectural Design: Collective Habitat (6) 1 Business 3XX or 4XX - In Organizational Behavior and/or Marketing; Serves as elective (3) APST 255 - Computer Aided Design (3) (under development) ARCH 340 - History and Theory of Modernism (3) ARCH 320 - History of Canadian Architecture (3) APST 240 - Introduction to Structures (3)  
ADST 450 - Architectural Design: Cultural, Recreational and Institutional OR RAIC 450- Architectural Design: Cultural, Recreational and Institutional (6) 1 Science 3XX or 4XX - Serves as elective (3)   ARCH 420 - Contemporary Architectural Theory and Research (3)   APST 340 - Advanced Structures (3)  
ADST 490 - Architectural Design: Workplace OR RAIC 490 - Architectural Design: Workplace (6)     ARCH 350 - Landscape (3)   APST 350 - Architectural and Applied Sciences (3)  
      ARCH 400 - Urbanism (3)   APST 470 - Building Envelope and Assemblies (3)  
          APST 480 - Mechanical Equipment of Buildings (3) Total Credits Arch
Credits 36 Credits 15 Credits 12 Credits 21 Credits 12 Credits 24 120

Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Architecture (PBDA) Courses

Design Professional Technical  
ADST 655 - Comprehensive Design of Complex Buildings OR RAIC 655- Comprehensive Design of Complex Buildings. (3) ARCH 645 - Achitectural Practice in Canada (3) ARCH 525 - Architectural Design: Lighting (3)  
ADST 675 - Urban and Enviromental Design or RAIC 675 - Design in the Urban Environment (3) ARCH 655 - Architectural Practice Management (3) ARCH 526 - Architectural Design: Acoustics (3)  
ADST 690 - Diploma Project OR RAIC 690- Syllabus Design Project (6)   ARCH 527 - Architectural Design: Building Systems (3) Total Credits PBDA
Credits 12 Credits 6 Credits 9 27

Updated February 20 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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