Mapúa Malayan Colleges Mindanao

Architecture Program

About Architecture

Architecture program invests on training fledglings the practice of architecture especially on planning and architectural designing. The program equips learners with both theoretical and practical aspects, and awareness to the many cultural heritages developing their analytic thinking and creativity.

This advances them in becoming responsibly adept in their field such as interior design, construction management, sustainable design and urban design that demands scientific, aesthetic, and orderly coordination. Also, it provides learners contemporary ventures that bridge learners to the world of practice. The program aids learners to meet the local and global standards in the field of architecture.

Educational Objectives

  1. Ensure mastery of comprehensive architectural knowledge, both in theory and practice, and prof‌iciency of skills by the graduates necessary in the global practice of architecture;
  2. Promote academic freedom and congenial atmosphere to develop architectural practitioners that could initiate and conduct architectural research and development for the advancement of the profession;
  3. Infuse a high sense of standard of professional ethics, values, attitudes, and sense of responsibility.
  4. Promote self-managed learning to develop the architectural practitioner’s ability and capacity to analyze facts, to think critically and to express ideas effectively;
  5. Impart appreciation of the basic philosophy and the fundamental principles of architecture and understanding of the direct relationship between man and his environment in the context of ecological balance and sustainable development; and
  6. Engender the importance of history and culture in preservation and promotion of the architectural heritage of the country.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Architecture program are expected to demonstrate:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of arts, science, and architectural design;
  • An ability to design and conduct critical analysis and interpret data;
  • An ability to do architectural design to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, and sustainability;
  • An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams;
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve architectural problems;
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
  • An ability to communicate effectively;
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of architectural solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context;
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning;
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues; and
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills and modem tools necessary for architectural practice.