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Master of Engineering in Architectural Engineering

The Master of Engineering in Architectural Engineering degree program is specifically designed to provided advanced professional preparation in a specialized areas of civil engineering practice.

Four core courses, four or five elective courses from one field of concentration, two courses from any relevant field of concentration, general background courses, or graduate courses offered by the College of Architecture.

Core Courses (12 credit-hours)

CAE 513 - Building Science
CAE 574 - Economic Decision Analysis in Civil Engineering

Select a minimum of two courses from the following:
CAE 502 - Acoustics and Lighting
CAE 521 - Building Illumination Design
CAE 524 - Building Enclosure Design
CAE 553 - Measurement and Instrumentation in Architectural Engineering
ENVE 576 - Indoor Air Pollution

General Courses (6-9 credit-hours from the following)

CAE 430 - Probability Concepts in Civil Engineering Design
CAE 523 - Statistical Analysis of Engineering Data
CAE 575 - Systems Analysis in Civil Engineering
CAE 597 - Special Problems (thesis credits for Master of Science)
CHE 543 - Energy, Environmental, and Economics
MMAE 515 - Engineering Acoustics

Fields of Concentration

Building Systems

(12 to 15 credit-hours)

ARCH 551 - Design of Energy-Efficient Buildings I
ARCH 552 - Design of Energy-Efficient Buildings II
CAE 461
- Plumbing and Fire Protection Design
CAE 464 - HVAC Systems Design
CAE 502 - Acoustics and Lighting
CAE 506 - Building Envelope Rehabilitation Engineering
CAE 510 - Dynamics of Fire
CAE 511 - Fire Protection of Buildings
CAE 512 - Computer Modeling of Fire
CAE 521 - Building Illumination Design
CAE 524 - Building Enclosure Design
CAE 526 - Energy Conservation Design in Buildings
CAE 527 - Control of Building Environmental Systems
CAE 528 - Communication and Electrical Systems in Buildings
CAE 553 - Measurement and Instrumentation in Architectural Engineering
ENVE 576 - Indoor Air Pollution
MMAE 517 - Computational Fluid Dynamics
MMAE 525 - Fundamentals of Heat Transfer
MMAE 526 - Heat Transfer: Conduction
MMAE 527 - Heat Transfer: Convection and Radiation

Construction Management

(12 to 15 credit-hours)

ARCH 560 - Integrated Building Delivery Practice/BIM
CAE 470
- Construction Methods and Cost Estimating
CAE 471 - Construction Planning & Scheduling
CAE 472 - Construction Site Operation
CAE 473 - Construction Project Administration
CAE 486 - Soil and Site Improvement
CAE 570 - Legal Issues in Civil Engineering
CAE 571 - Adv Construction Scheduling and Control
CAE 572 - Construction Cost Accounting and Control
CAE 573 - Computer Applications in Construction
CAE 575 - Systems Analysis in Civil Engineering
CAE 577 - Construction Equipment Management
CAE 578 - Construction Claims Management
CAE 579 - Real Estate Fundamentals for Engineers and Architects
CAE 585 - Legal Aspects of Real Estate and Development

Structures

(12 to 15 credit-hours)

CAE 410 - Introduction to Wind and Earthquake Engineering.
CAE 420 - Intro to Dynamics of Structures
CAE 435 - Experimental Analysis of Structures
CAE 436 - Design of Masonry & Timber Structures
CAE 442 - Finite Element Methods in Framed Structures
CAE 457 - Geotechnical Foundation Design
CAE 503 - Advanced Structural Theory & Design
CAE 504 - Seismic Retrofit & Earthquake Hazard Reduction
CAE 518 - Advanced Reinforced Concrete
CAE 520 - Buckling of Structures
CAE 522 - Structural Model Analysis
CAE 525 - Advanced Steel and Composite Structures
CAE 530 - Finite Element Methods of Analysis
CAE 532 - Analysis of Plates and Shells
CAE 533 - Theory & Analysis of Thin Shells
CAE 534 - Computational Techniques in Finite Element Analysis
CAE 537 - Homeland Security Concerns in Building Designs
CAE 551 - Prestressed Concrete
CAE 560 - Plastic Methods
CAE 561 - Structural Probability & Probabilistic Bases of Design
CAE 564 - Design of Foundations, Embankments & Earth Structures
CAE 582 - Structural Wind & Earthquake Engineering