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ARCHIVED FILE
Begin Date: Fall Semester 1988
End Date: Fall Semester 2005 (Revised ABET)

 

 

 

Architectural Engineering Technology - ARCHIVE

PROFESSOR DHUSHY SATHIANATHAN, Head, School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs, Penn State University Park (2 AET)
PROFESSOR TINA MERLI, Program Coordinator, Penn State Worthington Scranton
PROFESSOR DAVID MEREDITH, Program Coordinator, Penn State Fayette

This major is designed to provide technically trained personnel between the level of high school graduate and professional engineer or architect to support the architectural design/construction industry, and technical support firms.

Graduates of the Architectural Engineering Technology major may qualify for admission to baccalaureate degree majors in Environmental Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, or Structural Design and Construction Engineering Technology offered at Penn State Harrisburg.

GENERAL OPTION: This option helps prepare students to translate sketches and design concepts into working drawings and specifications, and to work with architects, structural engineers, and all phases of the building/construction industry.

BUILDING ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY OPTION: This option helps prepare students for the heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) industry as system designers, equipment sales representatives, building automation supervisors, and indoor air quality specialists.

For the Associate in Engineering Technology degree in Architectural Engineering Technology, a minimum of 72 credits is required. This program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc., 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, telephone: 410-347-7700, or www.abet.org.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 21 credits
(12 of these 21 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 63-64 credits
(This includes 12 credits of General Education courses: 3 credits of GN courses; 3 credits of GQ courses; 6 credits of GWS courses)

COMMON REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR (ALL OPTIONS):42 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (42 credits)
AE T 101(3)[1], AE T 102(3), AE T 103(3), CMPSC 101 GQ(3), EG T 101(1), EG T 102(1), ENGL 015 GWS(3), MATH 081 GQ(3), MATH 082 GQ(3), PHYS 150 GN(3) (Sem: 1-2)
AE T 204(3), AE T 210W(3)[1], CAS 100 GWS(3), MATH 083(4), PHYS 151(3) (Sem: 3-4)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE OPTION: 21-22 credits

GENERAL OPTION: (21-22 credits)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (16 credits)
AE T 113(2), MCH T 111(3) (Sem: 1-2)
AE T 206(2), AE T 207(3), AE T 214(3)[1], AE T 215(3) (Sem: 3-4)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (5-6 credits)
Select 5-6 credits from the following technical courses: AE T 212(3), AE T 297(1-9), CHEM 011(3), CMPSC 102(3), EE T 100(3), EG T 201(2), EG T 297(1-9), IE T 105(2), MATH 140 GQ(4), MATH 231(2), MATH 250(3), MCH T 213(3), ME T 207(3), ME T 281(4) (Sem: 3-4)

BUILDING ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY OPTION: ( 21 credits)

PRESCRIBED COURSES(15 credits)
AE T 121(2), ME T 281(4) (Sem: 1-2)
AE T 227(3), AE T 228(3), AE T 229(3) (Sem: 3-4)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (6 credits)
Select 6 credits from the following technical courses: AE T 212(3), AE T 297(1-9), CHEM 011(3), CMPSC 102(3), EE T 100(3), EG T 201(2), EG T 297(1-9), IE T 105(2), MATH 140 GQ(4), MATH 231(2), MATH 250(3), MCH T 213(3), ME T 207(3), ME T 281(4) (Sem: 3-4)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 1988

Blue Sheet Item #: 16-08-005

Review Date: 3/2/04

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