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Architecture

Program Description

The professional undergraduate program is designed to provide an exceptional college education as well as comprehensive preparation for entry into a competitive and challenging career. Studies in architecture and other basic disciplines are undertaken in parallel throughout the five-year program. The curriculum is designed to develop proficiency in design and conceptualization, enhance skills to communicate ideas through models and graphics, and to gain competence in the artistic, practical and technical aspects of architecture. The program integrates both theoretical and practical approaches to the study with emphasis on the prime development of the students’ creative and critical thinking skills.

Aside from the essential design, planning, structural conceptualization courses, the curriculum also includes core courses in the sciences, ethics and humanities. These are necessary in appreciating the basic philosophy and concepts of the multi-dimensional aspects of architecture. Computer-aided courses in drafting and design are provided not only to immerse the students in the design culture but also to develop in them the artistic skills and technical competencies in using state-of-the-art technologies. In its aim to infuse that high sense of intellectual capacity to seek for the truth, experience new fields and endeavor to enhance quality of life, the program also includes green building principles, sustainable design concepts, research methods and thesis as part of its curriculum requirement. Correlation courses are essential to link the students to the real world and appreciate the realization of the profession.


Program Educational Objectives

  1. Ensure mastery of comprehensive architectural knowledge, both in theory and practice, and proficiency of skills by the graduates necessary in the global practice of architecture;
  2. Promote academic freedom and congenial atmosphere to develop architectural practitioners that could initiate and conduct architectural research and development for the advancement of the profession;
  3. Infuse a high sense of standard of professional ethics, values, attitudes and sense of responsibility;
  4. Promote self-managed learning to develop the student’s ability and capacity to analyze facts, to think critically and to express ideas effectively;
  5. Impart appreciation of the basic philosophy and the fundamental principles of architecture and understanding of the direct relationship between man and his environment in the context of ecological balance and sustainable development; and
  6. Engender the importance of history and culture in preservation and promotion of the architectural heritage of the country.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Architecture program are expected to demonstrate:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of arts, science, and architectural design;
  2. An ability to design and conduct critical analysis and interpret data;
  3. An ability to do architectural design to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety and sustainability;
  4. An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams;
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve architectural problems;
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
  7. An ability to communicate effectively;
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of architectural solutions in a global, economic , environmental, and societal context;
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning;
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues; and
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills and modern tools necessary for architectural practice.

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Contact Information

Malayan Colleges Laguna
Pulo Diezmo Road, Cabuyao, Laguna 4025
Trunkline: +63 (49) 832-4000
Email : info@mcl.edu.ph


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Make up for Saturday classes (optional)
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Online Course Enlistment for Summer 2017