Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering

(129 Credits)

This curriculum assumes the student has placed into MATH 1950 and ENGL 3980. If not, the prerequisites must also be taken.

Degree Requirements

First Semester

AE 1010Introduction to Architectural Engineering

1 credit

SPCH 1110Public Speaking Fundamentals

3 credits

MATH 1950Calculus I

5 credits

CHEM 1180General Chemistry I

3 or 4 credits

CHEM 1184General Chemistry I Laboratory

1 credit

CIST 1400Introduction to Computer Programming

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16-17

Second Semester

AE 2250Construction Graphics and Design Process

3 credits

ARCH 1060Introduction to Design

3 credits

MATH 1960Calculus II

5 credits

PHYS 2110General Physics - Calculus Level

4 credits

PHYS 1154General Physics Laboratory I

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:16

ARCH 1060: Satisfies a Humanities and Fine Arts requirement.

Third Semester

AE 2400Building Systems

3 credits

ARCH 2100/IDSG 2100Elements of Arch Design I

3 credits

MATH 1970Calculus III

4 credits

PHYS 2120General Physics - Calculus Level

4 credits

PHYS 1164General Physics Laboratory II

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:15

Fourth Semester

ELEC 2110Elements of Electrical Engineering

3 credits

MENG 2000Engineering Thermodynamics

3 credits

MATH 2350Differential Equations

3 credits

AE 3070Mechanics of Materials Lab

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:10

Fifth Semester

AE 3200Lighting I: Fundamentals for Design

3 credits

AE 3300Building Acoustics Fundamentals

3 credits

CIVE 310Fluid Mechanics

3 credits

CIVE 319Hydraulics Laboratory

1 credit

CIVE 341Introduction to Structural Engineering

4 credits

ENGL 3980Technical Writing Across the Disciplines

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:17

ENGL 3980: ENGR 3000 is an accepted equivalent for ENGL 3980.

Sixth Semester

AE 3220Electrical Systems for Buildings I

3 credits

AE 3100HVAC Fundamentals

3 credits

CIVE 441Steel Design I

3 credits

MENG 4200Heat Transfer

3 credits

STAT 3800Applied Engineering Probability and Statistics

3 credits

ACE Elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:18

ACE Elective: From ACE SLO’s 6, 8 & 9.

Seventh Semester

All options

ART 3770History of Architecture to 1850

3 credits

ISMG 2060Engineering Economy I

3 credits

CIVE 440Reinforced Concrete Design

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

ART 3770: Satisfies a Humanities and Fine Arts requirement and the International Focus requirement

ART 3770: AE 3770, Global Experiences in Architectural Engineering, is an accepted equivalent for ART 3770.

Lighting and Electrical Options

AE 4200Lighting II: Theory, Design & Application

3 credits

AE 4120Building Energy II: Primary and Secondary Systems

3 credits

PSYC 1010Introduction to Psychology I

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

PSYC 4210: From ACE SLO’s 6, 8 & 9.

Mechanical and Acoustics Options

AE 4120Building Energy II: Primary and Secondary Systems

3 credits

Two social and behavioral science electives

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Social and behavioral science electives: From ACE SLO’s 6, 8 & 9.

Structural Option

CIVE 443Structural Analysis

3 credits

ACE Electives

6 Credits

Total Credit Hours:9

ACE Electives: From ACE SLO’s 6, 8 & 9.

Eighth Semester

All options

ART 3780History of Architecture Since 1850

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

ART 3780: Satisfies a Humanities and Fine Arts requirement.

Lighting and Electrical Options

AE 4250Lighting Design

4 credits

PSYC 4210Sensation and Perception

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:7

PSYC 4210: From ACE SLO’s 6, 8 & 9.

Mechanical and Acoustics Options

AE 4150HVAC Design

4 credits

AE 4300Advanced Noise Control

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:7

Structural Option

CIVE 334Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering

4 credits

CIVE 444Structural Design and Planning

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:7