Architectural Engineering: BS Sample Curriculum

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Contact the Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering Department for specific degree requirements corresponding to a particular catalog year.

128 semester credit hours are required to complete this degree.

Freshman Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
APPM 1350 Calculus 1 for Engineers
AREN 1027 Engineering Drawing
CHEN 1211 Engr. General Chemistry
CHEM 1221 Engr. General Chemistry Lab
AREN 1316 Intro to Architectural Engr.
14
4
3
4
1
 
2
Spring Semester
APPM 1360 Calculus 2 for Engineers
CVEN 2012 Intro to Geomatics
GEEN 1400 Engineering Projects
PHYS 1110 General Physics 1
HSS Elective*
17
4
3
3
4
3
Sophomore Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
APPM 2350 Calculus 3 for Engineers
AREN 2050 Engineering Sys for Buildings
AREN 2110 Thermodynamics
CVEN 2121 Analytical Mechanics 1
PHYS 1120 General Physics 2
17
4
3
 
3
3
4
Spring Semester
APPM 2360 Diff Eq with Linear Algebra
AREN 2120 Fluid Mechanics & Heat Transfer
CVEN 3161 Mechanics of Materials 1
CHEN 1310 Engineering Computing
CVEN 3246 Intro to Construction
16
4
3
 
3
3
3
Junior Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
AREN 3540 Illumination 1
AREN 3010 Mechanical Sys for Bldgs
CVEN 3525 Structural Analysis
ECEN 3030 Electrical Circuits
Free Elective
15
3
3
3
3
3
Spring Semester
AREN/CVEN XXXX Proficiency I
AREN/CVEN XXXX Proficiency II
AREN/CVEN XXXX Concentration I
Technical Elective
College-approved Writing Course**
15
3
3
3
3
3
Senior Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
ENVD 3114 Hist & Theory ENVD
ARCH 4010 Arch Apprec & Design
AREN/CVEN XXXX Concentration II
Technical Elective
HSS Elective*
17
3
5
3
3
3
Spring Semester
ENVD 3214 Hist & Theory ENVD
AREN 4317 Architectural Engr. Design
Technical Elective
Technical Elective
HSS Elective*
17
3
5
3
3
3

Students select 2 proficiency courses and 1 area of concentration from the following specilizations: Construction Engineering and Management, Lighting and Electrical Systems, Mechanical Systems, Structural Systems. 

* When selecting humanities and social sciences (HSS) electives, students should consult the college’s degree requirements in this area.

** A list of college-approved writing courses can be found on the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Writing page.

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