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Architecture Registration Exam Credential

Credit Recommendation 

  • Architectural Design 1: 5 credits, lower division level
  • Architectural Design 2: 5 credits, lower division level
  • Architectural Design 3: 5 credits, upper division level
  • Architectural Design 4: 5 credits, upper division level
  • Architectural Design 5: 5 credits, upper division level
  • Architectural Design 6: 5 credits, upper division level
  • Architectural History: 6 credits, lower division level
  • Fundamental of Architecture: 4 credits, lower division level
  • Human Issues in Design: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Materials, Construction & Design: 4 credits, upper division level
  • Site Development & Design: 3 credits, upper division level
  • Statics/Strength of Materials: 4 credits, upper division level
  • Structures 1: 3 credits, upper division level
  • Structures 2: 3 credits, upper division level

Effective Dates 

May 1996 through June 2001

Credit Recommendation 

  • Ancient through Renaissance Architecture: 4 credits, lower division level
  • Architectural Design I: 4 credits, lower division level
  • Architectural Design II: 4 credits, lower division level
  • Architectural Design III: 4 credits, lower division level
  • Architectural Design IV: 4 credits, upper division level
  • Architectural Design V: 4 credits, upper division level
  • Architectural Design VI: 4 credits, upper division level
  • Architectural Programming: 4 credits, upper division level
  • Construction Documents: 4 credits, upper division level
  • Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures: 4 credits, upper division level
  • Design of Steel Structures: 4 credits, upper division level
  • Engineering Mechanics: 4 credits, upper division level
  • Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Architecture: 4 credits, lower division level
  • Materials and Methods of Construction and Documentation: 4 credits, lower division level
  • Principles of Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Systems: 4 credits, lower division level
  • Professional Practice: 4 credits, upper division level
  • Senior Capstone Project: 4 credits, upper division level
  • Site Planning and Development: 4 credits, upper division level
  • Strength of Materials and Design of Wood Structures: 4 credits, upper division level

Effective Dates

May 1988 through April 1996

Issuing Agency

American Institute of Architects

How to Apply for the Credit