§ 119.5 1989 and 1990 Transition Plan

  1. Effective January 1, 1989, Section 1 - "General Structures" and Section 3 - "Long Span," of the California architectural licensing examination shall be combined into a single section entitled "Section 1 - Structural Systems."

    A candidate who has not received Board credit for Sections 1 and 3 of the 1987 or 1988 California architectural licensing examination shall be required to pass Section 1 - "Structural Systems" of the 1989 California architectural licensing examination.

    A candidate who has received Board credit on the 1987 or 1988 California architectural licensing examination shall be given credit on the 1989 California architectural licensing examination in accordance with the following transition table:

    Previous Sections Passed 1987/1988 California Exam Credit to 1989 California Exam
    Section 1No Credit
    Section 2Section 2
    Section 3No Credit
    Section 4Section 4
    Section 5Section 5
    Section 6Section 6
    Section 7Section 7
    Section 8Section 8
    Section 9Section 9
    Section 1 and 3Section 1
  2. Effective January 1, 1990, the California architectural licensing examination shall consist of nine separate divisions. A candidate who has passed portions of the 1989 California architectural licensing examination shall receive credit in accordance with the following transition table:
    Previous Sections Passed
    1989 California Exam
    Credit to 1990
    California Exam and Thereafter
    Section 1Division D/F
    Section 2Division E
    Section 3Not Applicable
    Section 4Division G
    Section 5Division H
    Section 6Division I
    Section 7Division A
    Section 8Division B.1 (Written)
    Division B.2 (Graphic)
    Section 9Division C (Graphic)
  3. Effective January 1, 1990, a candidate who has passed all or portions of either the 1987, 1988, or 1989 Architect Registration Examination (ARE) as prepared by the NCARB, shall be given corresponding credit for those sections of the 1987, 1988 or 1989 California architectural licensing examination in accordance with the following transition tables:
    Previous Divisions Passed
    1987 ARE
    Credit to 1987
    California Exam Sections
    Division ASection 7
    Division BSection 8
    Division CSection 9
    Division DSection 1
    Division ESection 2
    Division FSection 3
    Division GSection 4
    Division HSection 5
    Division ISection 6
    Previous Divisions Passed
    1988 ARE
    Credit to 1988
    California Exam Sections
    Division ASection 7
    Division B.1 (Written)Section 8
    Division B.2 (Graphic)Section 8
    Division C (Graphic)Section 9
    Division D/FSections 1 & 3
    Division ESection 2
    Division GSection 4
    Division HSection 5
    Division ISection 6
    Previous Divisions Passed
    1989 ARE
    Credit to 1989
    California Exam Sections
    Division ASection 7
    Division B.1 (Written)Section 8
    Division B.2 (Graphic)Section 8
    Division C (Graphic)Section 9
    Division D/FSection 1
    Division ESection 2
    Division GSection 4
    Division HSection 5
    Division ISection 6

    To receive credit for Section 8 of the 1988 or 1989 California architectural licensing examination, a candidate shall have passed both Division B.1 and Division B.2 of the 1988 or 1989 ARE.