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Mission and Objectives


The mission of the Architectural Engineering Department is to serve as a leading national and international studio-based program in the art and science of architecture that is responsive to the most important social, environmental, technological, and cultural challenges of the twenty-first century Consistent with Vision 2030, and to achieve excellence in teaching, research, design, outreach, advising, and service to society.


The program leads to the Bachelor of Architectural engineering degree.

  • The program aims to primarily educate undergraduate students in the discipline of architecture and to prepare them for a creative engagement in the practice of architecture and related fields.
  • Additionally, it aims to provide an educational environment that encourages the cross-fertilization of knowledge and experimentation from all of the arts and sciences, where students and teachers are motivated to participate in contemporary social, cultural, technological and environmental issues.