Start your Career as an Architectural Technologist
The Architectural Technology program encompasses all aspects of the architectural building industry. You will learn about architectural building sciences, the principles of architectural and engineering design, materials of construction, the preparation of contract documents and Computer-Aided Design (CAD).
In a two-part technical thesis course, you will conduct an independent learner-initiated design or research project in a building-related discipline. Other courses include Surveying and Site Planning, History of Architecture, Introduction to Sustainable Design, Contract Administration, Project Management, and Built Environment.
Individual and team projects provide students with the opportunity to develop competencies that are imperative for a successful career.
This program is located in the Centre for Applied Science and Technology. Take a virtual tour of the CAST building.
INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS AND RECOGNITION
The Architectural Technology program is a TAC (Technology Accreditation Canada) nationally accredited program at the technologist level.
National program accreditation involves an independent team of certified professionals performing an extensive audit, which provides graduates and employers confidence the program meets the educational standards of Canada’s engineering technology and applied science profession.
Graduating from a nationally accredited program creates an expedited path to becoming a certified professional with provincial certifying bodies in Canada.
This program has degree pathways, giving you the opportunity to receive credit for your Holland College diploma when you continue your education. For a complete list of agreements, visit the Degree Pathways page.
||Details of Agreement
|Athabasca University, Athabasca, Alberta
||Bachelor of Science in Architecture
||Graduates receive 30 block credits toward a Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree. Bridging courses ARCH 200 and APST 230 at AU are required for enrolment. This is an online program
|Memorial University Marine Institute, Newfoundland
||Bachelor of Technology
||Graduates can complete the Bachelor of Technology with an additional 13 courses. This program may be completed on site or through distance education.
|University of New Brunswick - Saint John, Saint John, N.B.
||Bachelor of Applied Management
||Graduates with a 70% average are granted two years of credit toward a Bachelor of Applied Management degree.