Program Objectives and Outcomes

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates a few years out of the Architectural Engineering Undergraduate Program should:  

  1. Be global citizens and stewards for the planet with an appreciation for the interrelationships between basic knowledge, technology, and society, while solving the challenges facing architectural engineers in the 21st century.  
  2. Be able to apply the fundamental principles of mathematics, science and engineering as part of interdisciplinary teams to analyze and solve problems and to produce creative, effective and sustainable design solutions.  
  3. Exhibit an aptitude for and have an ability to engage in life-long learning to enhance their technical skills through graduate studies and continuing education, and gain relevant experience in the professional practice of architectural engineering.  
  4. Exhibit leadership in the architectural engineering profession, be engaged in professional societies, demonstrate understanding of ethical responsibility, and have a professional demeanor necessary for a successful architectural engineering career.

Student Outcomes

Students graduating with a B.S. in Architectural Engineering will attain:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data 
  3. an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability 
  4. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams 
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems 
  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility 
  7. an ability to communicate effectively 
  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context 
  9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning 
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues 
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  12. the design level in one of the four architectural engineering areas, the application level in a second area, and the comprehension level in the remaining two areas.  
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