• Degree: Bachelor
  • Campus: Debbieh, Tripoli
  • Faculty: Architecture - Design & Built Environment
  • Department: Architecture - Design And Built Environment

Program Description

The Bachelor in Architectural Engineering degree (BArch Eng.) requirements consist of a total of 170 credit hours taken as follows: • Mandatory Courses: 136 Cr. • Faculty Elective Courses: 22 Cr. divided into: * 200’s Level Courses: 4 Cr. * 300’s Level Courses: 6 Cr. * 400’s Level Courses: 6 Cr. *500’s Level Courses: 6 Cr. • General University Requirements: 12 Cr. divided into: *University Mandatory Courses: 5 Cr. *University Elective Courses: 7 Cr.


Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
ARCH271 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS: VISUAL STUDIES 6 2LEC, 8STU PCC
ARCH273 BUILDING CONSTRUCTION I 2 1LEC, 2STU PCC
ARCH275 HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE I 2 2LEC. PCC
ARCH277 CAD DRAWING 2 1LEC, 2LAB PCC
ARCH279 ARCHITECTURAL SKETCHING 2 4STU PCC
------- Program Elective Course 2 2 PEC
Second Semester
ARCH272 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS: PHYSICAL STUDIES 5 0Lec, 10Stu PCC
ARCH276 THEORY OF ARCHITECTURE I 2 2Lec PCC
ARCH278 COMPUTER GRAPHICS 2 1Lec, 2Lab PCC
ARCH280 ACADEMIC WRITING 2 2Lec PCC
------- Program Elective Course 2 2 PEC
Third Semester
ARCH291 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN I 5 10STU PCC
ARCH293 BUILDING CONSTRUCTION III 3 1LEC, 4STU PCC
ARCH295 HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE II 2 2LEC PCC
ARCH297 THEORY OF COLORS 2 1LEC, 2STU PCC
CVEE231 THEORY OF STRUCTURES FOR ARCHITECTS 2 1LEC, 2TUT PCC
------- Program Elective Course 2 2 PEC
Fourth Semester
ARCH292 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN II 5 0Lec, 10Stu PCC
ARCH298 INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS 2 2Lec PCC
CVEE232 CONCRETE AND STEEL STRUCTURES 2 1Lec, 2Tut PCC
------- Program Elective Course 2 2 PEC
Fifth Semester
ARCH331 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN III 5 10STU PCC
ARCH333 EXECUTION DESIGN I 3 1LEC, 4STU PCC
ARCH335 HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE III 2 2LEC PCC
ARCH338 CITY AND TOWN PLANNING 2 1Lec, 2Stu PCC
MECH431 HVAC AND SANITATION FOR ARCHITECTS 2 2LEC PCC
------- Program Elective Course 2 2 PEC
Sixth Semester
ARCH332 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN IV 5 10Stu PCC
ARCH334 EXECUTION DESIGN II 3 3Cr.: 1Lec, 4Stu PCC
ARCH336 THEORY OF ARCHITECTURE III 2 2Lec PCC
ARCH337 INTERIOR DESIGN 2 1Lec, 2Stu PCC
------- Program Elective Course 2 2 PEC
Seventh Semester
ARCH431 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN V 5 10STU PCC
ARCH433 EXECUTION DESIGN III 3 1LEC, 4STU PCC
ARCH435 URBAN DESIGN 2 1Lec, 2Stu PCC
ARCH437 PROJECT MANAGEMENT 2 2Lec PCC
CVEE331 SOIL MECHANICS & FOUNDATIONS, AND MATERIAL PROPERTIES & TESTING 2 1Lec, 2Tut PCC
------- Program Elective Course 2 2 PEC
------- Program Elective Course 2 2 PEC
Eighth Semester
ARCH432 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN VI 5 10Stu PCC
ARCH434 EXECUTION DESIGN IV 3 1Lec, 4Stu PCC
ARCH436 RESEARCH AND PROGRAMMING 2 1Lec, 2Stu PCC
ARCH438 SPECIFICATIONS AND QUANTITIES 2 1Lec, 2Stu PCC
CVEE332 SURVEYING FOR ARCHITECTS 2 1Lec, 2Lab PCC
------- Program Elective Course 2 2 PEC
------- Program Elective Course 2 2 PEC
Ninth Semester
ARCH 539 GRADUATION PROJECT PROGRAMMING 3 1Lec, 4Stu PCC
ARCH534 GRADUATION THESIS 2 1Lec, 2Stu PCC
ARCH535 BUILDING REGULATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 2 2Lec PCC
ARCH537 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN VII 5 10Stu PCC
ARCH541 ARCHITECTURE INTERNSHIP 1 0Lec. PCC
------- Program Elective Course 2 2 PEC
Tenth Semester
ARCH533 ARCHITECTURAL CRITICISM 2 2Lec PCC
ARCH536 DESIGN AND BUILDING ECONOMICS 2 2lec PCC
ARCH540 GRADUATION PROJECT 8 16Stu PCC

Program Elective Course (PEC)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
ARCH261 INTRODUCTION TO PAINTING 2 1Lec, 2Stu PEC
ARCH262 HISTORY OF ARTS 2 2Lec PEC
ARCH263 ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY 2 1Lec, 2Stu PEC
ARCH264 INTRODUCTION TO SHAPE GRAMMARS 2 1Lec, 2Stu PEC
ARCH361 ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENT 2 2Lec PEC
ARCH362 SOCIAL STUDIES IN ARCHITECTURE 2 2Lec PEC
ARCH363 THEORY OF HOUSING 2 2Lec PEC
ARCH364 VIRTUAL REALITY 2 1lec, 2Lab PEC
ARCH365 GRAPHIC DESIGN 2 1lec, 2Lab PEC
ARCH461 ARCHITECTURE LANDSCAPE 2 2Lec PEC
ARCH462 VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE 2 2Lec PEC
ARCH463 INTELLIGENT BUILDINGS 2 2Lec PEC
ARCH464 GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM 2 1Lec, 2Lab PEC
ARCH465 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING 2 1Lec, 2Lab PEC
ARCH466 ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 2 2Lec PEC
ARCH468 PARAMETRIC DESIGN AND DIGITAL FABRICATION 2 1Lec, 2Lab PEC
ARCH561 HISTORY OF ISLAMIC ARTS 2 2Lec PEC
ARCH562 CONSERVATION OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS 2 2Lec PEC
ARCH563 REGIONALISM IN ARCHITECTURE 2 2Lec PEC
ARCH564 SITE PLANNING 2 1Lec, 2Stu PEC
ARCH565 URBAN MORPHOLOGY 2 2Lec PEC
ARCH566 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT 2 2Lec PEC
ARCH567 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE 2 2Lec PEC

University Requirements (UR) (CUR)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
ARCH001 PHOTOGRAPHY 2 1Lec CUR
ARCH002 HISTORY OF ARTS 1 1Lec CUR
ARCH003 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC 2 2Lec CUR