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Architectural Technology


Advanced Diploma


Program Code: 03371

Campus: North

Length: 6 semesters starting in September

Build a strong future for yourself with a career in architectural technology. An aging workforce paired with continuing strength in the building industry mean opportunities to find meaningful and lucrative employment and are only increasing for those able to apply architectural technology to construction and building design. Upon completion of our program, you might find yourself in one of the following roles:

  • architectural design and construction document preparation
  • contracting/construcion project co-ordinator, estimator or house designer
  • Revit operator and manager
  • construction product manufacturer or sales representative
  • municipal building plan examiner or inspector

Our award-winning professors and licensed architects offer real-world perspectives and industry contacts as they teach valuable skills including computer-aided drawing, building methods and project management using the most current computer programs (AutoCAD and Revit); construction technologies for various materials; estimating and project management; building code and specifications; structural and mechanical knowledge; and sustainable design. This program has an optional work placement.

Work Placement

Get hands-on experience in the architectural technology industry during an optional architectural field placement. The placement normally takes place from May through August following semester four (minimum 400 hours).

Humber provides a range of services to support students including working with business, industry and government to identify work placement opportunities.

Courses

Semester 1

Fall 2020 Delivery Proposed Winter 2021 Delivery Note
ARC 100: Autocad 1 Online Online

Non-mandatory in-person tutorials may be scheduled on campus throughout terme Non-mandatory in-person tutorials may be scheduled on campus throughout term

ARC 121: Drafting and Detailing: House Design Online / In-person Online

ARC 122: Visual Representation Online Online

ARC 155: Materials and Methods 1: Wood Construction Online Online

TMTH 111: Mathematics for Architectural Technology Online Online

WRIT 120: Technical Reading and Writing Skills Online Online

Non-mandatory in-person tutorials may be scheduled on campus throughout term

Semester 2

Fall 2020 Delivery Proposed Winter 2021 Delivery Note
ARC 153: Structures Online

ARC 156: Drafting and Detailing: Steel and Masonry Online

ARC 200: Materials and Methods 2 Online

ARC 212: Building Information Modeling 1 (BIM) Online Online

ARC 254: Ontario Building Code Online

WRIT 220: Technical Workplace Writing Skills Online Online

Non-mandatory in-person tutorials may be scheduled on campus throughout term

Semester 3

Fall 2020 Delivery Proposed Winter 2021 Delivery Note
ARC 215: Drafting and Detailing Mass Timber Online Online

ARC 216: Materials and Methods 3 Mass Timber Online Online

ARC 252: Building Information Modeling 2 (BIM) Online

ARC 317: Building Science Online Online

GNED 101: An Introduction to Arts and Sciences Online Online

Select 1 from the following courses
GNED: General Elective Online Online

Semester 4

Fall 2020 Delivery Proposed Winter 2021 Delivery Note
ARC 154: Sustainable Design Online

ARC 255: Materials and Methods 4: Concrete Online

ARC 256: Drafting and Detailing: Concrete Online

ARC 316: Building Information Modeling 3 (BIM) Online Online

ARC 616: Presentation Software Online

Select 1 from the following courses
GNED: General Elective Online Online

Semester 5

Fall 2020 Delivery Proposed Winter 2021 Delivery Note
ARC 300: Drafting and Detailing 5 Online Online

ARC 314: Environmental Systems Online Online

ARC 320: Contract Administration Online Online

ARC 322: Building Information Modeling 4 (BIM)

ARC 353: Architectural Site Planning Online

Select 1 from the following courses
ARC: Architectural Elective Online Online

Semester 6

Fall 2020 Delivery Proposed Winter 2021 Delivery Note
ARC 253: Estimating Online

ARC 318: Specification Writing 1 Online Online

ARC 351: Drafting and Detailing 6 Online

ARC 355: Project Management Online

Select 2 from the following courses
ARC: Architectural Elective Online Online

Current students, please make sure to review your MyHumber Academic Progress report to confirm which courses you should register into for your Winter semester. Courses with in-person requirements will likely also have online components. Humber may need to change plans for in-person learning, subject to government and public health directives and/or additional health and safety considerations.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

  • .

    Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
      • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
      • Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent)
      • Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

    or

    or

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

  • .

    English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

  • .

    International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

How to Apply

Applications are made through ontariocolleges.ca. See program page for details.

International Academic Equivalency

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please see admission requirements on the program page to enter your location.

Post-Admission Requirements

Once you have been accepted, and have confirmed your offer, you may need to complete a further set of requirements related to your program (Post-Admission Requirements).

Word Processing and Spreadsheet Proficiency

Proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet applications is required.

Fees

The 2020-2021 fee for two semesters is:

  • domestic: $3,903.44
  • international: $18,910.00

Fees are subject to change.

Domestic Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $1,351.41 $1,351.41
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $122.80 $122.80
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $1,993.12 $1,853.76
Semester 2 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $1,351.41 $1,351.41
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $1,870.32 $1,730.96
Semester 3 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $1,351.41 $1,351.41
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $1,870.32 $1,730.96
Semester 4 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $1,351.41 $1,351.41
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $40.00 $40.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $1,910.32 $1,770.96
Semester 5 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $1,351.41 $1,351.41
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $1,870.32 $1,730.96
Semester 6 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $1,351.41 $1,351.41
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $1,870.32 $1,730.96

International Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,603.29 $8,603.29
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $122.80 $122.80
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $9,245.00 $9,105.64
Semester 2 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,726.09 $8,726.09
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $9,245.00 $9,105.64
Semester 3 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,726.09 $8,726.09
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $9,245.00 $9,105.64
Semester 4 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,686.09 $8,686.09
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $40.00 $40.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $9,245.00 $9,105.64
Semester 5 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,726.09 $8,726.09
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $9,245.00 $9,105.64
Semester 6 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,726.09 $8,726.09
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $9,245.00 $9,105.64

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Equipment & Device Requirements

Details and Specifications Minimum Specifications Recommended Specifications
Processor Intel i7 (Quad Core) Intel i7 (Quad Core)
Memory Minimum 16GB of RAM
Storage Minimum 250GB storage space (SSD) preferable
Network Wireless 802.11 b/g/n/ac Built-in Ethernet port (strongly recommended), Long battery life (strongly recommended)
Video Minimum 4GB video RAM/Minimum 24 bit colour (DGAS, DEC, ARC, SNRG, INTD, IDSN) Recommended but not required for LAND and CIVL
Display 1280x1024 video display resolution (DGAS, DEC, ARC, SNRG, INTD, IDSN) Recommended but not required for LAND and CIVL
Other Dedicated graphics card - GTX 1050, 1550, 2060 or higher needed for rendering purposes (DGAS, DEC, ARC, SNRG, INTD, IDSN)

Additional Costs

Extra fees apply for optional field experience.

Pathways

Humber offers a number of transfer options and pathway opportunities. Visit humber.ca/transferoptions or refer to the program page.

Contact Information

Program Specific Questions

Michael Guido, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4014
michael.guido@humber.ca

Current students please send inquiries to: SATadvising@humber.ca.

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Contact the International Centre

international.humber.ca/contact

1-416-675-5067

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained on this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.

On October 21, 2019, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU). Both names may appear on this website.

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Print/Download Date: October 28, 2020