Reference : Undergraduate Bulletin 2015-2016

Objectives

To produce graduates who have the characteristics, knowledge and skills as follows: 

  • Possess professional ethics that will lead to architectural enhancement and approval of the society.
  • Possess architectural knowledge and skills sufficient to assume architectural leadership position in developing the society and the country, with professional responsibility.
  • Initiate research, analyze and critically evaluate solutions to formulate conclusions relating to architectural design.
  • Able to take their leading roles in rendering architectural services and work constructively and productively within an interdisciplinary environment.
  • Effectively communicate by using a variety of oral, written and IT skills
  • Have dexterity in freehand drawing, architecture drafting, delineation and three dimensional model making.
  • Demonstrate integrated marketing communication skills in relation to architecture and design.

Courses

A. General Education Courses 30 Credits

Language

Language Courses 15 Credits
BG 1001 English I 3
BG 1002 English II 3
BG 2000 English III 3
BG 2001 English IV 3
GE 1403 Communication in Thai 3
or GE 1401 Language and Communication Skills (For international students) 3

Social Science

Social Science Courses 3 Credits
MGT 1101 Introduction to Business 3

Humanities

Humanities Courses 6 Credits
GS 1004 Art of Delineation 3
GS 1005 Graphic Presentation 3

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics Courses 6 Credits
GS 1008 Applied Mathematics 3
GE 1301 Environment Science 3

B. Specialized Courses 129 Credits

Core Courses

Core Courses 36 Credits
AR 1102 Visual Studies and Communication 3
AR 1104 Fundamentals of Architectural Design 3
AR 1106 Architectural Drawing 3
AR 1107 Introduction to Creative Culture 3
AR 2106 History of Architecture I 3
AR 2109 Building Technology and Construction I 3
AR 2110 Building Technology and Construction II 3
AR 3101 Introduction to Computer – Aided Design 3
AR 3106 Building Environmental Control I 3
AR 3107 Building Environmental Control II 3
AR 4101 History of Thai Architecture 3
AR 4106 Methods of Research and Data Processing 3

Major Required Courses

Major Required Courses 57 Credits
AR 2202 Architectural Design I 6
AR 2204 Architectural Design II 6
AR 3200 theory and Concept in Architecture 3
AR 3203 Architectural Design III 6
AR 3207 Architectural Design IV 6
AR 4203 Architectural Design V 6
AR 4205 Architectural Design VI 6
AR 5200 Pre-Thesis in Architecture 3
AR 5203 Architectural Design VII 6
AR 5205 Thesis in Architecture 9

Major Elective Courses

Major Elective Courses 6 Credits
AR 5401 Building Cost Estimation and Control 3
AR 5402 Fundamentals of Architecture and Urban Conservation 3
AR 5403 Advanced Computer - Aided Design 3
AR 5404 Construction Management 3
AR 5405 Individual Study in Architecture 3
AR 5407 Real Estate Development 3
AR 5409 Architectural Psychology 3
AR 5410 Thai Architecture 3
AR 5413 Project Management 3
AR 5414 Energy Saving 3
AR 5415 Interactive Features Design 3
AR 5416 Façade Design in Architecture 3
AR 5417 Interior Design by Architects 3
AR 5418 Introduction to Exhibition Design 3
AR 5419 Special Topics in History, Theory and Technology in Architecture 3
AR 5420 Lighting, Perception and Culture 3

Minor Required Courses

Minor Required Courses 30 Credits
AR 2304 Structural Design 3
AR 2305 History of Architecture II 3
AR 2306 Structural Mechanics 3
AR 3307 Building Technology and Construction III 3
AR 3308 Building Technology and Construction IV 3
AR 3309 Architectural Design Methods 3
AR 3310 Fundamentals of Site and Landscape Planning 3
AR 4301 Fundamentals of Urban and Regional Planning 3
AR 4302 Seminar in Architecture 3
AR 4303 Practicum in Architecture (240 Hours)  0
AR 5300 Professional Ethics and Practices 3

C. Free Elective Courses 6 Credits

Students can take free elective courses of 6 credits from any faculty in Assumption University upon completion of the prerequisites (if any).


Study Plan

First Year

First Year
First Semester
Courses Code Courses Title Credits
AR 1102 Visual Studies and Communication 3
AR 1106 Architectural Drawing 3
BG 1001 English I 3
GE 1403 Communication in Thai 3
or GE 1401 Language and Communication Skills (For international students) 3
GS 1004 Arts of Delineation 3
GS 1008 Applied Mathematics 3
  Total 18
Second Semester
Courses Code Courses Title Credits
AR 1104 Fundamental of Architectural Design 3
AR 1107 Introduction to Creative Culture 3
BG 1002 English II 3
GE 1301 Environment Science 3
MGT 1101 Introduction to Business 3
GS 1005 Graphic Presentation 3
  Total 18

Second Year

Second Year
First Semester
Courses Code Courses Title Credits
AR 2106 History of Architecture I 3
AR 2109 Building Technology and Construction I 3
AR 2202 Architectural Design I 6
AR 2306 Structural Mechanics 3
BG 2000 English III 3
  Total 18
Second Semester
Courses Code Courses Title Credits
AR 2110 Building Technology and Construction II 3
AR 2204 Architectural Design II 6
AR 2304 Structural Design 3
AR 2305 History of Architecture II 3
BG 2001 English IV 3
  Total 18

Third Year

Third Year
First Semester
Courses Code Courses Title Credits
AR 3101 Introduction to Computer Aided Design 3
AR 3106 Building Environmental Control I 3
AR 3203 Architectural Design III 6
AR 3307 Building Technology and Construction III 3
AR 3309 Architectural Design Methods 3
  Total 18
Second Semester
Courses Code Courses Title Credits
AR 3107 Building Environmental Control II 3
AR 3200 Theory and Concept in Architecture 3
AR 3207 Architectural Design IV 6
AR 3308 Building Technology and Construction IV 3
AR 3310 Fundamentals of Site and Landscape Planning 3
  Total 18

Fourth Year

Fourth Year
First Semester
Courses Code Courses Title Credits
AR 4101 History of Thai Architecture 3
AR 4203 Architectural Design V 6
AR 4301 Fundamentals of Urban and Regional Planning 3
AR 4302 Seminar in Architecture 3
  Total 15
Second Semester
Courses Code Courses Title Credits
AR 4106 Methods of Research and Data Processing 3
AR 4205 Architectural Design VI 6
AR 4303 Practicum in Architecture (240 Hours) Non-Credit
  One Free Elective Course 3
  One Major Elective Course 3
  Total 15

Fifth Year

Fifth Year
First Semester
Courses Code Courses Title Credits
AR 5200 Pre-Thesis in Architecture 3
AR 5203 Architectural Design VII 3
  One Free Elective Course 3
  One Major Elective Course 3
  Total 12
Second Semester
Courses Code Courses Title Credits
AR 5205 Thesis in Architecture 9
AR 5300 Professional Ethics and Practices 3
  Total 12