§ 119.7 Examination Transition Plan—ARE 3.1 to ARE 4.0

  1. Effective July 1, 2008, all candidates for licensure as an architect who have not passed at least one division of the Architect Registration Examination Version 3.1 (ARE 3.1) will be required to take and pass all divisions of Architect Registration Examination Version 4.0 (ARE 4.0) and versions thereafter.
  2. Effective July 1, 2008, all candidates for licensure as an architect who have passed at least one division of ARE 3.1 will have until June 30, 2009 to pass all remaining divisions of ARE 3.1.
  3. Effective July 1, 2009, candidates for licensure as an architect who have not passed all divisions of ARE 3.1 by June 30, 2009 will be required to transition to ARE 4.0 and versions thereafter.

    Candidates who are required to transition from ARE 3.1 to ARE 4.0 will be required to take and pass divisions of ARE 4.0 in accordance with the following transition chart:

    Divisions Not Passed in Version 3.1 Divisions Required for Version 4.0
    Pre-DesignProgramming Planning & Practice
    General StructuresStructural Systems
    Lateral ForcesStructural Systems
    Mechanical & Electrical SystemsBuilding Systems
    Building Design/Materials & MethodsBuilding Design & Construction Systems
    Construction Documents & ServicesConstruction Documents & Services
    Site PlanningProgramming Planning & Practice
    Site Planning & Design
    Building PlanningSchematic Design
    Building TechnologyBuilding Design & Construction Systems
    Building Systems
    Construction Documents & Services
    Structural Systems