MS Architectural Engineering

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Program Learning Objectives

a. Formulate and solve advanced structural engineering problems.
b. Analyze and model non-linear building response.
c. Design a building system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as regulatory, economic, environmental and constructability.
d. Function in interdisciplinary teams for the design and construction of buildings.
e. Communicate effectively.

Required Courses
ARCE 501Advanced Structural Mechanics3
ARCE 502Nonlinear Structural Behavior I3
ARCE 503Nonlinear Structural Behavior II3
ARCE 504Finite Element Method for Building Structures3
ARCE 511Structural Systems Behavior3
ARCH 551Architectural Design (5, 5) 110
Select from the following: 29
Structural Engineering Design Project (3, 3, 3)
or 9 units of approved elective courses in a student's Formal Study Plan and a comprehensive examination
Approved Electives 2
Total units45