§ 119.6 Computer-Based Examination Transition Plan

  1. Commencing with the first administration of the computer-based Architect Registration Examination (ARE) in February 1996, Division B1: Site Design (Written) and Division B2: Site Design (Graphic) of the California architectural licensing examination shall be combined into a single division entitled "Division B: Site Design."

    A candidate who has passed Division B: Site Design of the computer-based ARE during the February 1996 Field Test shall be given Board credit for both Division B1: Site Design (Written) and Division B2: Site Design (Graphic) of the California architectural licensing examination.

  2. Commencing with the implementation of the computer-based ARE in February 1997, Division B: Site Design shall be entitled "Site Planning."

    Effective July 1, 1996, a candidate who has not received Board credit for both Division B1: Site Design (Written) and Division B2: Site Design (Graphic) of the California architectural licensing examination by June 30, 1996 shall be required to pass the Site Planning division of the computer-based ARE.

  3. Commencing with the implementation of the computer-based ARE in February 1997, Division C: Building Design shall be separated into two divisions entitled "Building Planning" and "Building Technology."

    Effective November 1, 1996, a candidate who has not received Board credit for Division C: Building Design of the California architectural licensing examination by June 30, 1996 shall be required to pass both the Building Planning and Building Technology divisions of the computer-based ARE.

  4. Commencing with the implementation of the computer-based ARE in February 1997, the titles of the divisions of the ARE shall be revised to those listed on the following transition table.

    Effective July 1, 1996, a candidate who has received Board credit on the 1990–1996 California architectural licensing examination shall be given Board credit on the computer-based ARE in accordance with the following transition table:

    Previous Divisions Passed
    1990–1996 California Exam
    Credit to 1997
    Computer-Based ARE and Thereafter
    Division APre-Design
    Division B1No Credit
    Division B2No Credit
    Division CBuilding Planning and Building Technology
    Division D/FGeneral Structures
    Division ELateral Forces
    Division GMechanical & Electrical Systems
    Division HBuilding Design/Materials & Methods
    Division IConstruction Documents and Services
    Divisions B1 and B2Site Planning