33 AND A HALF HOURS OF TESTING

So you are 33 AND A HALF HOURS away from being an architect! 

That is how you become an architect now a days.

Just 33 1/2 hours, 465 multiple choice questions and 11 graphic vignettes away.

 

Individual exam guides and exam practice programs are available in the Preparing for the ARE section:

Programming, Planning & Practice
85 Multiple-Choice Questions
Site Zoning Graphic Vignette
Total Time in Exam = 4.0 hours
Exam Guide for this section

Exam Description: The application of project development knowledge and skills relating to architectural programming; environmental, social, and economic issues; codes and regulations; and project and practice management.

 

Site Planning & Design
65 Multiple-Choice Questions
Site Grading and Site Design Graphic Vignettes
Total Time in Exam = 4.5 hours
Exam Guide for this section

Exam Description: The application of knowledge and skills of site planning and design including environmental, social, and economic issues, project and practice management.

 

Building Design & Construction Systems
85 Multiple-Choice Questions
Accessibility/Ramp, Stair Design, Roof Plan Graphic Vignettes
Total Time in Exam = 5.5 hours
Exam guide for this section

Exam Description: The application of knowledge and skills of building design and construction, including environmental, social, and economic issues, project and practice management.

 

Schematic Design
Interior Layout and Building Layout Graphic Vignettes
Total Time in Exam = 6.0 hours
Exam Guide for this section

Exam Description: The application of knowledge and skills required for the schematic design of buildings and interior space planning.

 

Structural Systems
125 Multiple-Choice Questions
Structural Layout Graphic Vignette
Total Time in Exam = 5.5 hours
Exam Guide for this section

Exam Description: Identification and incorporation of general structural and lateral force principles in the design and construction of buildings.

 

Building Systems
95 Multiple-Choice Questions
Mechanical and Electrical Graphic Vignettes
Total Time in Exam = 4.0 hours
Exam Guide for  this section

Exam Description: The evaluation, selection, and integration of mechanical, electrical, and specialty systems in building design and construction.

 

Construction Documents & Services
100 Multiple-Choice Questions
Building Section Graphic Vignette
Total Time in Exam – 4.0 hours
Exam Guide for this section

Exam Description: Application of project management and professional practice knowledge and skills, including the preparation of contract documents and contract administration.

[source: http://www.lifeofanarchitect.com/taking-the-architectural-registration-exam/]

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