A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of materials, systems, and methods used to construct and equip buildings intended for human habitation or other purposes.
Includes extensive instruction in math and science courses like chemistry, physics, and thermodynamics, as well as advanced calculus courses.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Architectural Engineering (use the College Search feature and enter "architectural engineering" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Architectural Engineering?
With a degree in Architectural Engineering, you may find yourself with a career as (but not limited to) an architect, architectural designer, structures engineer, project engineer, or architectural drafter.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Architectural Engineering
Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- American Society of Civil Engineers
- American Institute of Architects
- Association of Architecture Organizations
Publications/Magazines in Architectural Engineering