Thompson Rivers University

Architectural and Engineering Technology

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Program Information

School:Thompson Rivers University
Faculty:School of Advanced Technologies and Mathematics
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Architectural Technology/Technician
Description:The Architectural & Engineering Technology Program (ARET) at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) emphasizes the design processes in building, civil and mechanical technologies, involving design projects for building structures, subdivisions, municipal services, and electrical, plumbing, lighting and HVAC (heating, ventilating and air-conditioning) systems.

Courses in architectural design, statics and strength of materials, structural analysis, fluid mechanics, mechanical design, electrical design, steel design, wood design and reinforced concrete design will round out student's problem solving skills in engineering and building design. ARET students will also acquire knowledge in construction management, construction contracts, specifications, estimating, building regulations, technical writing and construction surveying. Throughout the program students will use state-of-the-art networked CADD workstations with the latest release of AutodeskĀ® software to develop their computer aided design and drafting skills. Students will become proficient at customizing AutoCADĀ® software. Courses in building design, statics and strength of materials, structural analysis, fluid mechanics, steel design, wood design, and reinforced concrete design will round out students' problem solving skills in engineering and building design. EDDT is accredited with the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB) in the building architectural discipline.
URL:Architectural and Engineering Technology at Thompson Rivers University
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,000

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Physics 
  •  Grade12 English 

BC Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status is required. Applicants must have completed English 12 with a 73% on the combined English 12 and Government Exam.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 13, 2015