The objectives of the Bachelor of Architecture program in School of Architecture, Arulmigu Meenakshi Amman College of Engineering are translated into a number of learning outcomes. These outcomes are directly related to the profession of architecture, the way in which it is practiced, and the knowledge components necessary for such a practice. The following list of outcomes represents the minimum learning outputs expected and therefore they are not exclusive. Specific exercises and individual and group projects may achieve additional learning outcomes:
- An ability to conceptualise and co-ordinate designs, addressing social, cultural, environmental and technological aspects of architecture.
- An ability to recognise the dialectic relationship between people and the built environment.
- An ability to apply and integrate computer technology in design processes and products.
- An ability to utilize cutting edge building technology in design.
- An ability to apply visual and verbal communication skills at various stages of architectural design and project delivery processes.
- An ability to critically analyse building designs and conduct post occupancy evaluation studies.
- An ability to employ architectural research methods including data collection and analysis to assess and propose improvements in existing built environments.
- An ability to work collaboratively with teams of architects and various interdisciplinary design teams involved in the building industry.
- An ability to recognise diversity of needs, values, behavioral norms, social patterns as they relate to the creation of the built environment.