The problem of this paper lies in the weakness of teaching ethical professional practices in the academic programs of architecture colleges. Students have some shortcomings in the knowledge of professional ethical deviations that occur in building construction projects, and how they are handled, because of the lack of inclusion and coverage of professional ethics in the curricula of the current architecture taught to students. This could result in falling in the lapses that disturb work, whether intentionally or unintentionally. The paper reviewed an analysis of the programs and plans of architecture colleges in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.The search included the application of the (Delphi Method) in interviews with experts from the faculty members at King Saud University, King Abdul Aziz University and Abdul Rahman Al Faisal University. The research resulted in the proposed final framework for the programs and plans of the architecture colleges, and the need to integrate the teaching of professional ethical practices in the curricula of architecture colleges. The results include the following: Professional science for project management, contracts and documents by (33%), while the environmental control by (31%), and reached the lowest percentage of documents design and architectural details by (4%), while construction and construction percentage was close by (16%).
Alhrabi, Abdulaziz and Souleiman, Tariq
"Proposed Framework for Teaching the Ethics of Professional Practice for Architecture Colleges in Saudi Arabia,"
Emirates Journal for Engineering Research: Vol. 24
, Article 3.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uaeu.ac.ae/ejer/vol24/iss1/3