Faculty of Architecture Chiang Mai University

- (B. Arch)  
    Structure of 5 years
 
The Faculty of Architecture, Chiang Mai University
Name of Curriculum Bachelor of Architecture Program    
Name of the Degree (Full) Bachelor of Architecture    
  (Abbr.)   B.Arch.
       
(1) General Education :   a minimum of 30 Credits
1.1 Language and Comunication :    
001101 ENGL 101 Listening and Speaking in English   3(3-0-6)
001102 ENGL 102 Reading and Writing in English   3(3-0-6)
001201 ENGL 201 Critical Reading and Effective Writing   3(3-0-6)
1.2 Humanities and Social Science : a minimum of 12 Credits
Required Course :      
176100 LAGE 100 Law and Modern World   3(3-0-6)
702101 FINA 101 Finance for Daily Life   3(3-0-6)
Electives :   a minimum of 6 Credits
Choosing from these courses    
109114 FAGE 114 Art in Everyday Life   3(3-0-6)
109115 FAGE 115 Life and Aesthetics   3(3-0-6)
154105 GEO 105 Geo-information in Daily Life   3(3-0-6)
703104 MGMT 104 Ethical Reasoning   1(1-0-2)
703161 MGMT 161 Business Culture Difference   1(1-0-2)
703131 MGMT 131 Personal Leadership Development   1(1-0-2)
127100 GOV 100 Politics in Everyday Life   3(3-0-6)
128100 PA 100 Basic Good Governance in Administration   3(3-0-6)
851103 MC 103 Life and Society Through Media   3(3-0-6)
751100 ECON 100 Economics for everyday life   3(3-0-6)
1.3 Science and Mathematics :   6 Credits
Required Course:      
Choosing 3 credits from the following courses    
571111 NGGE 111 Critical Thinking and Creative Thinking   3(2-2-5)
208101 STAT 101 Statistics for Everyday Life and Professions   3(2-2-5)
602102 BIOT 102 Life and Alternative Energy   3(3-0-6)
Elective :      
And choosing another 3 credits from these courses    
204100 CS 100 Information Technology and Modern Life   3(2-2-5)
205105 GEOL 105 Earth Science and Civilization   3(3-0-6)
207109 PHYS 109 Life and The Universe   3(3-0-6)
571113 NGGE 113 Maintaining The Equilibrium in Adolescent Life   3(3-0-6)
1.4 Activities Base Course :   3 Credits
801105 ARCT 105 Student Quality Development through Activities 1   2(0-6-0)
801106 ARCT 106 Student Quality Development through Activities 2   1(0-3-0)
Note Students can study general education courses offered by either Thai or foreign higher education institutes. The credits can be transferred for general education courses specified in the program with the approval of the Department.    
(2) Field of Specialization : a minimum of 132 Credits
2.1 Core Courses :   39 Credits
001202 ENGL 202 English in Professional Contexts   3(3-0-6)
OR 801204 ARCT 204 Architectural English   3(3-0-6)
206191 MATH 191 Mathematics For Social Sciences 1   3(3-0-6)
207183 PHYS 183 Physics for Architectural Students   3(3-0-6)
801111 ARCT 111 Fundamental Architectural Design Studio   6(1-10-7)
801112 ARCT 112 Introduction to Architectural Design Studio   6(1-10-7)
801121 ARCT 121 Architecture Appreciation   3(3-0-6)
801225 ARCT 225 History of Architecture and Related Arts   3(3-0-6)
801235 ARCT 235 Architectural Stucture 1   3(3-0-6)
801233 ARCT 233 Basic Materials and Construction   3(2-2-5)
801241 ARCT 241 Architectural Site Study and Survey   3(2-3-4)
801321 ARCT 321 History, Theory and Philosophy of Architecture   3(3-0-6)
2.2 Major :   a minimum of 93 Credits
2.2.1 Major Required Courses   81 Credits
801214 ARCT 214 Architectural Design Studio I   6(1-10-7)
801215 ARCT 215 Architectural Design Studio II   6(1-10-7)
801236 ARCT 236 Architectural Structure 2   3(3-0-6)
801234 ARCT 234 Architectural Construction Drawing   3(2-2-5)
801301 ARCT 301 Computer Aided Architectural Design   3(2-2-5)
801317 ARCT 317 Architectural Design Studio III   6(1-10-7)
801318 ARCT 318 Architectural Design Studio IV   6(1-10-7)
801331 ARCT 331 Applied Materials and Construction   3(1-4-4)
801333 ARCT 333 Building and Energy Systems I   3(2-2-5)
801336 ARCT 336 Architectural Structure 3   3(3-0-6)
801361 ARCT 361 Contemporary Architecture   3(3-0-6)
801381 ARCT 381 Architectural Construction Internship   3(0-18-0)
801413 ARCT 413 Architectural Design Studio V   6(1-10-7)
801434 ARCT 434 Building and Energy Stystems II   3(2-2-5)
801452 ARCT 452 Interior Architecture   3(2-3-4)
801481 ARCT 481 Theory in Professional Practice   3(3-0-6)
801521 ARCT 521 Design Theory and Philosophy   3(3-0-6)
801571 ARCT 571 Principle of Urban Planning and Design   3(2-2-5)
801591 ARCT 591 Pre-Thesis Studio   3(0-6-3)
801599 ARCT 599 Thesis   9(0-18-0)
2.2.2 Major Electives :   a minimum of 12 Credits
Option 1 Students are required to take    
801483 ARCT 483 Architectural Internship 3(0-6-3)  
And choose 9 credits from the courses listed below    
Option 2 Students are required to take    
801484 ARCT 484 Cooperative Education 6(0- 30-0)
And choose 6 credits form the following courses    
004271 HIST 271 Survey of Thai History   3(3-0-6)
004372 HIST 372 History of Lanna   3(3-0-6)
004474 HIST 474 History of Minority Groups in Thailand   3(3-0-6)
005475 ARCH 475 Archaeology of Lanna   3(3-0-6)
005406 EDF 406 Lanna Arts   3(2-6-1)
101311 CART 311 Thai Architecture   3(1-6-2)
104301 TART 301 Thai Architecture and Rituals   3(3-0-6)
253201 ENV 201 Introduction to Environmental Engineering   3(3-0-6)
801302 ARCT 302 Human Behavior and Environmental Design   3(3-0-6)
801322 ARCT 322 History and Theory of Asian Architecture and Cities   3(3-0-6)
801323 ARCT 323 Selected Topics in Architecture   6(1-10-7)
801334 ARCT 334 Architectural Detail Design   3(2-2-5)
801341 ARCT 341 Applied Landscape Architecture   3(1-4-4)
801351 ARCT 351 Corporate Interior Architecture   3(2-2-5)
801371 ARCT 371 Housing   3(3-0-6)
801382 ARCT 382 Feasibility Study of Architectural Project   3(3-0-6)
801401 ARCT 401 Conservation in Architecture and Community   3(2-2-5)
801482 ARCT 482 Building Law and Management   3(3-0-6)
801494 ARCT 494 Independent Study in Architecture   3(0-45-0)
2.3 Minor : None    
(3) Free Electives : a minimum of   6 Credits
(4) Total : a minimum of   168 Credits
 
    Study Plan of 5 years
 
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE
Name of the Curriculum : Bachelor of Architecture Program  
Name of the Degree : Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)  
     
Recommended Study Program Leading to the B.S. (Architecture) Study Progran
     
  First year  
First Semester    
001101 ENGL 101 Listening and Speaking in English 3 Credits
207183 PHYS 183 Physics for Architectural Students 3 Credits
801111 ARCT 111 Fundamental Architectural Design Studio 6 Credits
801105 ARCT 105 Student Quality Development through Activities 1 2 Credits
176100 LAGE 100 Law and Modern World 3 Credits
  Science and Mathematics 3 Credits
  Total 20 Credits
Second Semester    
001102 ENGL 102 Reading and Writing in English 3 Credits
206191 MATH 191 Mathematics For Social Sciences I 3 Credits
801112 ARCT 112 Introduction to Architectural Design Studio 6 Credits
801121 ARCT 121 Architectural Appreciation 3 Credits
702101 FINA 101 Finance for Daily Life 3 Credits
  Humanities and Social Science 3 Credits
  Total 21 Credits
     
  Second year  
First Semester    
001201 ENGL 201 Critical Reading and Effective Writing 3 Credits
801106 ARCT 106 Student Quality Development through Activities 2 1 Credit
801214 ARCT 214 Architectural Design Studio I 6 Credits
801235 ARCT 235 Architectural Structure 1 3 Credits
801234 ARCT 234 Architectural Construction Drawing 3 Credits
  Science and Mathematics 3 Credits
  Humanities and Social Science 3 Credits
  Total 22 Credits
     
Second Semester    
001202 ENGL 202 English in Professional Contexts 3 Credits
or 801204 ARCT 204 Architectural English 6 Credits
801215 ARCT 215 Architectural Design Studio II 3 Credits
801225 ARCT 225 History of Architecture and Related Arts 3 Credits
801236 ARCT 236 Architectural Structure 2 3 Credits
801233 ARCT 233 Basic Materials and Construction 3 Credits
801241 ARCT 241 Architectural Site Study and Survey 3 Credits
  Total 21 Credits
     
  Third Year  
First Semester    
801301 ARCT 301 Computer Aided Architectural Design 3 Credits
801317 ARCT 317 Architectural Design Studio III 6 Credits
801321 ARCT 321 History, Theory and Philosophy of Architecture 3 Credits
801331 ARCT 331 Applied Materials and Construction 3 Credits
801336 ARCT 336 Architectural Structure 3 3 Credits
  Total 18 Credits
     
Second Semester    
801318 ARCT 318 Architectural Design Studio IV 6 Credits
801333 ARCT 333 Building and Energy Systems I 3 Credits
801361 ARCT 361 Contemporary Architecture 3 Credits
801381 ARCT 381 Architectural Construction Internship 3 Credits
  Major Elective 3 Credits
  Free Elective 3 Credits
  Total 21 Credits
     
  Fourth Year  
  Option 1  
First Semester    
801413 ARCT 413 Architectural Design Studio V 6 Credits
801434 ARCT 434 Building and Energy Systems II 3 Credits
801452 ARCT 452 Interior Architecture 3 Credits
801481 ARCT 481 Theory in Professional Practice 3 Credits
801571 ARCT 571 Principle of Urban Planning and Design 3 Credits
  Total 18 Credits
     
  Fourth Year  
  Option 2  
First Semester    
801413 ARCT 413 Architectural Design Studio V 6 Credits
801434 ARCT 434 Building and Energy Systems II 3 Credits
801452 ARCT 452 Interior Architecture 3 Credits
801481 ARCT 481 Theory in Professional Practice 3 Credits
801571 ARCT 571 Principle of Urban Planning and Design 3 Credits
  Major Elective 3 Credits
  Total 21 Credits
Second Semester    
801484 ARCT 484 Cooperative Education 6 Credits
  Total 6 Credits
     
  Fifth Year  
First Semester    
801521 ARCT 521 Design Theory and Philosophy 3 Credits
801591 ARCT 591 Pre - Thesis Studio 3 Credits
  Free Elective 3 Credits
  Total 9 Credits
     
Second Semester    
801599 ARCT 599 Thesis 9 Credits
  Total 9 Credits


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