The Bachelor of Architectural Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
With ABET accreditation, students, employers, and the society we serve can be confident that a program meets the quality standards that produce graduates prepared to enter a global workforce. Developed by technical professionals from ABET’s member societies, their criteria focuses on what students experience and learn. Because it requires comprehensive, periodic evaluations, ABET accreditation demonstrates our continuing commitment to the quality of our program, both now and in the future. To employers, graduate schools, and registration boards, graduation from an ABET accredited program signifies adequate preparation for entry into the profession, and graduation from an accredited program is a requirement for many of these groups. Be proud to choose an ABET accredited program, as accreditation is an important indicator of this program’s commitment to quality and your professional future.
Architectural Engineering - Program Educational Objectives
The Bachelor of Architectural Engineering degree program educates and prepares engineers who a few years after graduation will:
- Be successful in pursuing a graduate degree if they choose to continue their education past a Bachelor’s degree.
- Utilize the close relationship with the architecture program to develop a special ability to collaborate on interdisciplinary design teams.
- Excel in their careers by displaying leadership, initiative, ethical character, technical ability, and engineering skills.
- Utilize their education in architectural engineering to contribute to society as licensed professional engineers.
- Maintain membership in professional organizations, have an awareness of emerging technologies in the field, and have a positive attitude towards advancing their professional skills through life-long learning.
Architectural Engineering - Student Outcomes
Student Outcomes describe what students are expected to know and be able to accomplish
upon graduation, and include:
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
- An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
- An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
- An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
- An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
- An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
- An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.