§ 119.8 Examination Transition Plan—ARE 4.0 to ARE 5.0

  1. All candidates for licensure as an architect who are deemed eligible to take the ARE by the Board on or after October 1, 2016 will be required to take and pass all divisions of ARE 5.0.
  2. All candidates for licensure as an architect who were deemed eligible to take the ARE prior to October 1, 2016 may elect to transition from ARE Version 4.0 (ARE 4.0) to ARE 5.0. Candidates may not transition from ARE 5.0 to ARE 4.0.
  3. Effective July 1, 2018, candidates for licensure as an architect who have not passed all divisions of ARE 4.0 by June 30, 2018 will be required to transition to ARE 5.0.

    Candidates who transition from ARE 4.0 to ARE 5.0 will be required to take and pass divisions of ARE 5.0 in accordance with the following transition chart:

    Divisions Not Passed in Version 4.0 Divisions Required for Version 5.0
    Programming Planning & PracticePractice Management
    Programming & Analysis
    Project Management
    Site Planning & DesignProgramming & Analysis
    Project Planning & Design
    Schematic DesignProject Planning & Design
    Structural SystemsProject Development & Documentation
    Project Planning & Design
    Building SystemsProject Development & Documentation
    Project Planning & Design
    Building Design & Construction SystemsProject Development & Documentation
    Project Planning & Design
    Construction Documents & Services Construction & Evaluation
    Practice Management
    Project Development & Documentation
    Project Management