School of Architecture and Interior Design

Bachelor of Architecture

The degree program provides students with a good understanding of the functional areas of Architecture, including design tools, design methodologies, and design philosophies, allied with decision-making and effective presentation processes. The courses listed under the program requirements encompass the academic and professional areas of Architecture as defined by the Canadian Architecture Certification Board (CACB). These provide students with (a) creative and analytical skills, (b) an understanding of the economic, social, constructional, and legal environments in which the practice of Architecture operates, (c) knowledge of professional architectural and ethical values, (d) a good understanding and proven ability in the fundamentals of architectural design, (e) an enhanced ability in graphic and oral communications, (f) a good knowledge of building systems, codes and appropriate technology and materials, and an appreciation of and sensitivity toward ecology and the environment.

Credential

Bachelor Degree Program

Duration

5 Years (10 Semesters)

Start

Fall, Spring and Summer

Credit Hours

170 Credit hours, including 3 credit internship

Benefits

Graduates with a Bachelor of Architecture will be eligible to apply for entry to Master Degree programs in Architecture, Interior Design and Urban Planning.