Department of Architectural Science

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Department of Architectural Science

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1948 the School of Architectural Draughting administered a Diploma in Architectural Draughting.

1951-1952 Name changes to the School of Architectural Technology and diploma to Architectural Technology.

1953-1954 Diploma in Building Technology introduced

1957-1958 Building Technology changed to Construction Technology.

1958-1959 Architectural Technology grouped under Engineering Technology.

1959-1960 Construction Technology no longer offered.

1965-1966 Architectural Technology shifted under the Applied Arts Department

1969 It moves back under the Technology Division, Department of Architectural Technology

1970 Architectural Technology offers diploma in Architectural Technology, Landscape Architectural Technology, and Urban Planning.

1970-1971 Construction Management certificated offered

1972-1973 Architectural Technology changes name to Architectural Science. Building Design, Building Science and Project Management offered as options for Architectural Science

1973-1974 Construction Management offered as a degree, Bachelor of Technology (BTech) for first time. Urban Planning offered as degree for first time Bachelor of Applied Arts (BAA).

1974-1975 Architectural Science offered as a Bachelor of Technology for the first time (BTech). Building Design option changes name to Architecture option. Urban Planning moves to Community Services Division.

1991-1992 Landscape Architectural Technology name changed to Landscape Architecture. It is still a diploma program

1996-1997 Landscape Architecture becomes an option under the Architectural Science BTech.

2001-2002 Landscape Architecture option no longer offered.

2002-2003 Architectural Science degree designation change from BTech to Bachelor of Architectural Science (BArchSc)

2005-2006 programs re-organized by Faculty. Architecture fell under the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

2006-2007 Faculty name changes to Faculty of Engineering, Architecture, and Science

2012-2013 Faculty name changes again - Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science

2014-2015 Co-operative education option offered in Architectural Science for first time.


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