Educational objectives of the architectural engineering program
Within a few years of graduation, alumni of the Texas A&M University-Kingsville undergraduate architectural engineering program will demonstrate achievement in the following areas:
1) Our graduates will practice in one of the areas appropriate to the interdisciplinary field of architectural engineering (architecture, construction management, building services engineering, or structural engineering).
2) Our graduates will demonstrate leadership qualities (such as career advancement, community service, and professional society activity) and maintain high standards for professional and ethical behavior.
3) Our graduates will pursue continuing education opportunities.
To achieve the educational objectives, the department has outlined the following program outcomes:
By the time of graduation, undergraduate students in the Texas A&M University-Kingsville architectural engineering program will demonstrate the following skills:
(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data, within a architectural engineering context.
(c) 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.
(d) an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams for the design and construction of buildings.
(e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve architectural engineering problems.
(f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
(g) an ability to communicate effectively.
(h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of architectural engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
(j) a knowledge of how the built environment relates to contemporary issues.
(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for architectural engineering practice.
This page was last updated on: February 14, 2012