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Architectural Engineering (A E)

A E 481W Comprehensive Architectural Engineering Senior Project I (4) Building project selection and preparation of overall plan; preliminary investigation of building design and construction issues; creation of individual Capstone Project Electronic Portfolio (CPEP) and project proposal required.

A E 481W Comprehensive Architectural Engineering Senior Project I (4)

The course sequence of A E 481W and A E 482 comprises the capstone engineering design program for Architectural Engineering students. A E 481W is taken by all undergraduate architectural engineering (A E) students and also serves as the writing intensive course requirement in A E. Based on an actual building project model, students will investigate the building, perform technical analysis, develop project criteria and prepare a written proposal for more detailed work to be accomplished in A E 482. Evaluation methods include but are not limited to written reports, verbal and written presentations, faculty consultations and development of a capstone project electronic portfolio (CPEP).

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2005
Prerequisite: ARCH 441 fifth-year architectural engineering standing in major area of emphasis

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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