Bachelor of Science in Architecture

Bachelor of Science in


The Bachelor of Science in Architecture (BSARCH) program trains students in the act of planning and architectural designing, structural conceptualization, and designing of built structures and their environment. It also involves specifying, supervising and giving general administration and responsible direction to the erection, enlargement, or alteration of buildings or building environments, and architectural design in engineering structures or any part thereof.

Program Educational Objectives

The objectives of the Bachelor of Science in Architecture are to develop the following outcomes:

1 Perform standards competencies in accordance with the global and local architecture practice;Competent
2 Show traits of professionalism, sense of responsibility, equality and patriotism;Ethical, critical thinker, and problem solver
3 Have receptiveness to new ideas and knowledge through scientific research;Creative and innovative
4 Direct and focus the thrust of architecture education to the needs and demands of society and its integration into the social, economic, cultural, and environmental aspects of nation building; andCollaborative and with leadership skills
5 Instill understanding of the basic philosophy and fundamental principles of the multi- dimensional aspects of architecture and the direct relationship between man and his environment.Equipped with research-based knowledge
  • Program Outcomes
    • Create architectural solutions by applying knowledge in history, theory, planning, building technology and utilities, structural concepts, and professional practice;
    • Use concepts and principles from specialized fields and allied disciplines into various architectural problems;
    • Have interpretation and application of relevant laws, codes, charters, and standards of architecture and the built environment;
    • Have application of research methods to address architectural problems;
    • Use various information and communication technology (ICT) media for architectural solutions, presentations, and techniques in design and construction;
    • Develop entrepreneurial and business acumen relevant to architecture practice;
    • Prepare contract documents technical reports and other legal documents used in architectural practice adhering to applicable laws, standards, and regulations; and
    • Involve the management of the construction works and building administration.
  • Curriculum

    1st Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Solid Mensuration2
    Understanding the Self (GE 1)3
    Architectural Design 1-Introduction to Design2
    Architectural Visual Communications 1-Graphics 13
    Architectural Visual Communications 2-Visual Techniques 12
    Theory of Architecture 12
    History of Architecture2
    English Enhancement Course (GE 2)3
    Physical Fitness2
    NSTP 13
    The University and I2

    1st Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Differential and Integral Calculus3
    Purposive Communication (GE 3)3
    Building Technology 1-Building Materials3
    Architectural Interiors2
    Architectural Design 2-Creative Design and Fundamentals2
    Architectural Visual Communications 3-Graphics 23
    Architectural Visual Communications 4-Visual Techniques2
    Theory of Architectures2
    Rhythmic Activities2
    NSTP 23
    The Family2

    2nd Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Architectural Design 3-Creative Design in Architectural Interiors3
    Mathematics in the Modern World (GE 4)3
    Readings in the Philippine History (GE 5)3
    Science, Technology & Society (GE 6)3
    Building Utilities 1-Plumbing and Sanitary Systems3
    Architectural Visual Communication 5-Visual Techniques 32
    Tropical Design2
    History of Architecture 22
    Art Appreciation (GE 7)3
    Individual Sports2

    2nd Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Architectural Design 4-Space Planning 13
    The Contemporary World (GE 8)3
    Ethics (GE 9)3
    Statics of Rigid Bodies3
    Building Technologies 2-Construction Drawings in Wood, Steel and Concrete (1-Storey)3
    History of Architecture 32
    Living in the IT Era (GE 10)3
    Team Sports2

    3rd Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Architectural Design 5-Space Planning4
    Strength of Materials3
    Rizal's Life, Works and Writings (GE 11)3
    Computer-Aided Design & Drafting for Architecture 12
    Building Technology 3-Construction Drawings in Wood, Steel, and Concrete (2-Storey Res. Structure)3
    Building Utilities 2 (BU 2)-Electrical, Electronics and Mechanical Systems3
    History of Architecture 42
    Panitikang Filipino (GE 12)3

    3rd Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Professional Practice 1 (Laws Affecting the Practice of Architecture)3
    Computer-Aided Design & Drafting for Architecture 2/ BIM2
    Architectural Design 6-Site Development Planning and Landscaping4
    Theory of Structures3
    Building Technology 4-Specification Writing and Quantity Surveying3
    Building Utilities 3 (BU 3) Acoustics and Lighting Systems3
    Planning 1-Site Planning & Landscape Architecture3
    Retorika (GE 13)3

    4th Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Architectural Design 7-Community Architecture and Urban Design5
    Steel and Timber Design3
    Building Technology 5-Alternative Building Construction Systems3
    Professional Practice 2 (Administering the Regular Services of the Architect)3
    Planning 2-Fundamental of the Urban Design & Community Architecture3
    Research Methods for Architecture3
    Academic Writing (GE 14)3

    4th Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Specialization 1-Community Planning Development3
    Professional Practice 3 (Global Practice in the 21st Century)3
    GE Elective 1-Environmental Scienc3
    GE Elective 2-Entrepreneurial Mind3
    Planning 3-Introduction to Urban & Regional Planning3
    Architectural Design 8-Design of Complex Structure5
    Foreign Language (GE 15)3

    5th Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    GE Elective 3-Philippine Popular Culture3
    Architectural Structures3
    Business Management & Application for Architecture 13
    Architectural Design 9-Thesis Research Writing5
    Specialization 2-Urban Design Studio3
    English for Occupational Purposes (GE16)3

    5th Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Business Management & Application for Architecture 23
    Architectural Design 10-Thesis Research Application5
    Specialization 3-Construction Management3
    The curriculum is subject to modification without prior notice. For precise and current listings, kindly coordinate with our registrar department.
  • Estimated Fees
    Particular Amount
    Estimated Total Fees per semester (including tuition and other fees)₱41,333.00
    The particulars and corresponding amounts are subject to modification without prior notice. For precise and current listings, kindly coordinate with our treasury and assessment department.
  • Career Opportunities

    Entry Level

    • Architectural Intern: Assist in the development of architectural plans and drawings. Collaborate with project teams to gather and analyze data for design.
    • CAD Technician: Work with computer-aided design (CAD) software to create detailed drawings. Support architects in drafting and designing architectural plans.
    • Junior Architectural Designer: Contribute to the design process, including creating concept drawings and models. Assist in researching materials, building codes, and regulations.
    • Architectural Drafter: Create detailed drawings based on architectural designs. Collaborate with architects to refine and finalize plans.
    • Site Planner: Assist in site analysis and planning for construction projects. Collaborate with project teams on site layout and design.
    • Architectural Renderer: Create visualizations and renderings of architectural designs. Contribute to presentations for clients and stakeholders.
    • Building Information Modeling (BIM) Coordinator: Assist in the implementation of BIM processes in architectural projects. Collaborate with project teams to ensure BIM standards are met.


    • Interior Architect: Focus on the design and functionality of interior spaces. Collaborate with clients and other design professionals.
    • Project Architect: Lead specific projects, overseeing the design and construction phases. Coordinate with various stakeholders, including engineers and contractors.
    • Construction Manager: Manage and oversee the construction of architectural projects. Ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.
    • Senior Architectural Designer: Lead the design process for architectural projects. Mentor junior designers and collaborate with project teams.
    • Architectural Project Manager: Manage the overall planning and execution of architectural projects. Oversee budgets, schedules, and client communication.
    • Urban Designer: Work on the planning and design of urban areas and developments. Collaborate with city planners and other professionals.
    • Sustainability Consultant: Specialize in integrating sustainable design principles into projects. Advise on environmentally friendly building practices.

    Senior Level

    • Principal Architect: Lead architectural design and decision-making. Oversee the strategic direction of the architectural firm.
    • Director of Architecture: Oversee the entire architecture department within an organization. Contribute to strategic planning and business development.
    • Senior Project Manager (Architecture): Manage large and complex architectural projects. Provide leadership to project teams and ensure client satisfaction.
    • Design Director: Lead the design vision for architectural projects. Oversee the creative direction and quality of design work.
    • Senior Urban Designer/Planner: Lead urban design and planning initiatives. Contribute to city planning policies and strategies.
    • Director of Sustainable Design: Oversee sustainability initiatives within architectural projects. Advise on green building certifications and practices.
    • Architectural Consultant: Provide expert advice on architectural design and processes. Assist clients in making informed decisions on projects.


    • Chief Architect: Head the architectural department or division. Develop and implement the architectural vision and strategy for the organization.
    • Managing Director of Architecture Firm: Lead the overall management and strategic direction of an architecture firm. Oversee business operations, client relationships, and project delivery.
    • Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Architecture Company: Oversee the operational aspects of an architecture company. Contribute to overall business strategy and growth.
    • Chief Design Officer: Lead the design vision and strategy of an organization. Oversee design departments and initiatives.
    • Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Architecture Firm: Lead the entire architecture firm. Set overall strategic direction, manage financial performance, and drive growth.
    • Director of Real Estate Development: Oversee real estate development projects from an architectural perspective. Contribute to the strategic planning of development initiatives.
    • Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) in Architecture: Lead innovation initiatives within the architecture field. Explore and implement new technologies and design methodologies.


Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation - Lucena City Lucena

College of Architecture and Fine Arts CAFA


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