Architecture Outcomes

Program Objectives

Upon graduating from the Architecture Program at FSU, and during the formative years of professional practice, students should be able to successfully demonstrate the following:

  1. Apply academic knowledge toward solving architectural problems and presenting ideas in a broad range of architectural and construction related settings.
  2. Communicate and demonstrate design creativity, graphic skills, verbal presentation and organizational skills.
  3. Perform all professional responsibilities independently, as a team member, or part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  4. Awareness of the global influences of architecture and an understanding of how design influences the complex modern world system.
  5. Engage the process of design and building in the discourse of social, ethical and professional responsibility.

Program Outcomes

Successful students in the Architecture Program shall be competent in the following areas. Students will:

  1. Be able to apply creative problem solving skills to architectural problem solving
  2. Demonstrate a knowledge of architectural history, theory, and practice in the solution of architectural design problems in a global society
  3. Be able to utilize freehand drawing, architectural graphics, and model building skills in the solution of design problems
  4. Be able to utilize the computer as a tool in a wide range of documentation and presentation applications, using CADD, 3-D visualization and rendering, electronic image composition and editing software
  5. Be able to identify, formulate, and effectively communicate the critical issues involved in the solution of architectural design problems
  6. Be able to gain admittance to professional programs in NAAB accredited schools or find employment in professional design offices of construction related fields

Direct Assessment Measures

  1. Design Projects, Architectural Portfolio
  2. Tests, Quizzes, Case Studies, Reading Reflections
  3. Design Projects, Architectural Portfolio
  4. Tests, Application Exercises, Design Projects
  5. Reading Reflections, Design Projects
  6. Post Graduate Surveys