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Course Series in
Architectural Technologists Professional Career Foundations

This program offers the solid foundational educational requirements and skills sets necessary to commence preparation toward accreditation as an architectural technologist. It is intended for those aspiring to be architectural technologist professionals who are currently in high demand with employers in architectural firms, governments, and construction companies. Upon completion, students will be proficient in AutoCAD, the latest Canadian building codes and regulations, Canadian best practices and standards for materials and methods, and for mechanical and electrical systems.

For more information, contact Yew-Thong Leong, Academic Coordinator, at ytleong@ryerson.ca.

Those who successfully complete this course series are eligible to earn a Professional Development Award from The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education.

Recommended Sequence

Students are advised to take the courses in the following sequence: CKAR 205, CKAR 310, CKAR 500, and CKAR 215.

Required Courses

CKAR 205   Architecture:  Building Codes and Regulations
CKAR 215   Architecture:  Computer-Aided Architectural Drawing
CKAR 310   Architecture:  Materials and Methods
CKAR 500   Architecture:  Sustainable Buildings


Note to course series students
CKAR 201 deleted.
CKAR 500 added.

Once you have successfully completed the courses, email The Chang School at ce@ryerson.ca with your name, student number, and the course series you have completed. Upon verification, you will receive your professional development award.