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Curriculum Sequence Chart

Design Studio materials are distributed IN STUDIO and are not supplied to students online or through the Syllabus Office. Please contact your Student Representative and/or Local Coordinator.

For all Athabasca courses, outlines can be obtained by clicking on the appropriate link below. However, to obtain more information on the program currently being offered through the RAIC Centre for Architecture at Athabasca, please visit the Athabasca website here: RAIC Centre for Architecture.

Note that the course sequence presented on the RAIC Centre for Architecture website is applicable only for their BSc. The program quence applicable to the RAIC Syllabus Diploma in Architecture appears below:

Note: Value in parentheses indicates required order of completion.

PART 1 - Introduction to Architecture

Design Studio

(1) Foundations of Design
RAIC 200
Credit Point: 6
(3) Foundations of Architectural Design: Elements
RAIC 300
Credit Point: 6
(5) Foundations of Architectural Design: Simple Habitat
RAIC 350
Credit Point: 6
(8) Foundations of Architectural Design: Collective Habitat
RAIC 400
Credit Point: 6

Theory

(2) Architectural Design Theory Fundamentals Credit Point: 3

History

(4) History of Ideas in Architecture I Credit Point: 3 (6) History of Canadian Architecture Credit Point: 3

Technical

(7) Materials, Properties, and Applications Credit Point: 3 (9) Introduction to Structures Credit Point: 3
PART II - Skill Development, Knowledge Acquisition & Understanding

Design Studio

(10) Architectural Design: Cultural, Recreational and Institutional
RAIC 450
Credit Point: 6
(15) Architectural Design: Workplace
RAIC 490
Credit Point: 6

Theory

(11) History and Theory of Modernism Credit Point: 3 (16) Contemporary Architectural Theory and Research Credit Point: 3 (18) Landscape Credit Point: 3

History

(12) History of Ideas in Architecture II Credit Point: 3

Technical

(13) Advanced Structures Credit Point: 3 (14) Architectural and Applied Sciences Credit Point: 3 (17) Building Envelope and Assemblies Credit Point: 3 (19) Mechanical Equipment of Buildings Credit Point: 3
PART III - Synthesis & Application

Design Studio

(20) Comprehensive Design of Complex Buidlings
RAIC 655
Credit Point: 6
(24) Design in the Urban Environment
RAIC 675
Credit Point: 6
(28) Syllabus Diploma Project
RAIC 690
Credit Point: 12

Theory

(21) Urbanism Credit Point: 3

Technical

(22) Architectural Design: Lighting Credit Point: 3 (23) Architectural Design: Acoustics Credit Point: 3 (26) Architectural Design: Building Systems Credit Point: 3

Professional Practice

(25) Architectural Practice in Canada Credit Point: 3 (27) Architectural practice management Credit Point: 3