Architectural engineers are creative problem solvers who meet the challenges of energy needs, building systems, urban development and community planning. They often design structural, mechanical, lighting and electrical systems of buildings. Depending on a student's chosen Concentration, an Architectural Emphasis could lead to additional careers in contruction or project management, architectural design or as a technician.
The e+ degree requirements include completion of 128 semester hours of required and elective courses with a minimum grade point average of 2.25 Beginning with the incoming class of Fall 2016, the minimum passing grade for prerequisite and corequisite courses for the e+ Architectural Emphasis curriculum is a C, including courses completed outside the department (APPM, PHYS, etc.). Beginning with the incoming class of Fall 2018, GEEN 2851 and GEEN 3852 will be required courses. All students must take the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam prior to graduation.
The e+ Architectural Emphasis curriculum consists of 55 engineering credit hours, including a two-semester capstone design experience.