Program Objectives and Outcomes

Program Educational Objectives and Outcomes

    1. To educate students in the fundamental principles of architectural engineering. 

    2. To help students develop the ability to use architectural engineering principles in analyzing 
         and solving problems of practical importance to the built environment and society at large. 

    3. To educate students about the need for lifelong learning and professional development 
         after graduation. 

    4. To educate students to become leaders in the architectural engineering profession and 
         society, and develop the requisite professional and ethical demeanor for a successful 
         engineering career.

Program Outcomes

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

    1. A working knowledge of the fundamentals of mathematics, physics and chemistry, including 
        advanced subjects that further the learning of specific architectural engineering areas. 

    2. The ability to design and conduct experiments, to gather and analyze data as well as apply the 
         results to address architectural engineering problems. 

    3. The ability to design a building system, component or process that meets desired needs within 
         realistic constraints such as sustainability, economics, functionality, health and safety, and 
         constructability. 

    4. Understanding of the building design process and the ability to develop engineering design 
         solutions which include multidisciplinary aspects within architectural constraints. 

    5. Achieving 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. 

    6. The ability to use the techniques and engineering tools necessary for engineering practice. 

    7. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, 
         political, environmental and social context. 

    8. Preparation for architectural engineering practice, including its technical, professional, and 
         ethical components. 

    9. Understanding of the options for careers and further education, and the educational 
         preparation necessary to pursue those options. 

    10. The recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in lifelong learning. 

    11. An ability to function on and collaborate within multidisciplinary teams. 

    12. An ability to write coherent and accurate technical reports and to make effective oral 
           presentations.

 

 
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