Bachelor of Science in Architecture
The architecture program develops the ability of students to practice their knowledge in architecture in an effective and professional manner. It allows student progress in terms of describing and solving problems in society through architectural solutions, understanding the ethics of architectural profession and practice, and developing sustainable and environment-friendly designs.
❓ Course Requirements
- Pass the Entrance Test for Engineering & Architecture
- At least a grade of 80 in Science and Math subjects in the final grades in Grades 11 & 12.
- Pass the interview conducted by the Dean or by the enrolment committee.
- Take the bridging program for tracks beyond STEM.
📖 Learning Objectives
- Perform standard competencies in accordance with the scope of the global and local practice of architecture.
- Show traits of professionalism, sense of responsibility, equality, patriotism and journey with the aspirants thru the teachings of St. John Bosco.
- Receptiveness to new ideas and knowledge through scientific research.
- Direct and focus the thrust of architecture education to the needs and demands of society and its integration into the social, economic, cultural and environmental aspects of nation building.
- Instill understanding of the basic philosophy and fundamental principles of the multi-dimensional aspects of architecture, and the direct relationship between man and his environment.
🌎 Learner Outcomes
- Creation of architectural solutions by applying knowledge in history, theory, planning, building technology and utilities, structural concepts and professional practice. (ARD, BT, UT, PP, ES/AS, HOA/TOA, PLN)
- Use of concepts and principles from specialized fields and allied disciplines into various architectural problems. (LA, IA, HC, PLN, EMP, BU 1-2-3, ES/AS, TOA)
- Preparation of contract documents, technical reports and other legal documents used in architectural practice adhering to applicable laws, standards and regulations. (ARD, PP 1-2-3, BT 3, BT 1-2-3-4-5, HSH,PLN, ENG3)
- Interpretation and application of relevant laws, codes, charters and standards of architecture and the built environment. (ARD, BT 1, HSH, BU 1-2-3, PLN)
- Application of research methods to address architectural problems. (RMA, ENG 3)
- Use of various information and communication technology (ICT) media for architectural solutions, presentation, and techniques in design and construction. (VT 1-2-3, CADD 1-2, GR2)
- Acquisition of entrepreneurial and business acumen relevant to architecture practice. (PP3, Project Management (basic knowledge on feasibility, economics/finance, social component, design, construction), PP4 – how to sustain an architectural practice; single proprietorship, partnership, corporate practice, PCN)
- Involvement in the management of the construction works and building administration. (PP, BT, BU, Const. Mgmt. (TE1), ES/AS)
- An ability to participate in various types of employment, development activities, and public discourse particularly in response to the needs of the communities, where one serves.