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Architecture: What is this course about?

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Sep 27, 2018

Have you ever wondered how skyscrapers and buildings are made? Did you ever come across a beautiful house and wish you could also build one in the future? Have you ever been fascinated by how the world’s famous structures were designed and able to last for centuries? If yes, Architecture could help you answer that.

What is Bachelor of Science in Architecture?

Architecture is the science of planning, designing, and constructing buildings. To be an architect, you need to have a degree in Bachelor of Science in Architecture (BS Archi). BS Architecture is a five-year degree program that focuses on providing students with technical and aesthetic know-how about constructing any physical structure.

Under this program, students will be trained about the different aspects of architecture such as drawing and design, principles of construction, and visual perception. The last two years, on the other hand, focuses on the practical applications of the lessons learned. A Certificate in Building Technology and Utilities will be granted to students upon completion of all prescribed courses.

To be a professional, a graduate of BS Archi must first pass the Architecture Licensure Examination (ALE) conducted by the Board of Architecture under the supervision of the Professional Regulation Commission. The ALE is scheduled twice a year. To qualify for the board, graduates must have a minimum of 2 years equivalent period of internship.

 

What are the subjects included in BS Architecture?

Aside from Mathematics and Basic Engineering courses, here are some of the subjects that you will encounter in BS Archi based on the guidelines set by the Commission on Higher Education:

  • Architectural Design
  • Architectural Interior
  • Theory of Architecture
  • Building Technology
  • Building Utilities
  • History of Architecture
  • Professional Practice
  • Planning
  • Computer-Aided Design and Drafting for Architecture
  • Research Methods for Architecture
  • Housing
  • Business Management and Application for Architecture

What skills do I need to have to succeed in BS Architecture?

Aside from having artistic skills and talent in drawing, these qualities will make for a good Architect:

  • Mathematical skills
  • Communications skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Technical skills

What are the career opportunities for graduates of BS Architecture?

Pursuing a degree in this field can provide you with a number of lucrative jobs in the future. Here are some of them:

  • Junior Design Architect
  • Computer-Aided Design (CAD) or Computer-Aided Design and Draft (CADD) Architect
  • Junior Architect
  • Building Surveyor
  • Architectural Project Manager
  • Architectural Technologist
  • Building Conservation Officer
  • Senior Design Architect

Which schools in the Philippines offers BS Architecture?

While there are many schools in the country that offer this course, the University of Santo Tomas, Mapua Institute of Technology, and Adamson University are some of the schools widely known for their high-quality Architecture programs.

Are you ready to start your college adventure in an architecture course? Or do you want to learn more tips and guides in choosing the right course for you? Visit Edukasyon.ph now!

 

 

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Karl Nicole Nucum

Karl has been in the writing industry for more than five years now. She finished Bachelor of Arts in English Major in Broadcast Journalism. Aside from happily doing household chores, her most productive spare time includes reading tech articles and learning more about digital marketing.

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