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Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering

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B.S. in Architectural Engineering Program

Students in the B.S. in architectural engineering program must fulfill the graduation requirements of the School of Engineering. The program is administered by the School of Engineering's Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering.

Students learn to analyze and design the engineered systems of buildings. After their basic prepareation in all areas, they may choose an emphasis in

  1. Structural design and analysis,
  2. Illumination and power systems,
  3. Building mechanical and energy systems
  4. Construction management, or
  5. A hybrid such as pre-architecture, sustainability, acoustics, or fire protection.

To use this knowledge, the graduate must have a good foundation in engineering science and design as they relate to building systems and construction, as well as an appreciation for architectural design and history.

Educational Objective

The objective of the program is to prepare students for professional engineering practice or graduate study in the analysis, design, construction, and operation of building systems.

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