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Architectural Engineering Curriculum

Courses required for a concentration in architectural engineering are listed below. The total number of credits required for the concentration is 24, of which 18 credits have to be selected as professional electives.

Required Courses

  • CE408 Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Integrated Product Delivery
  • CE447 Reinforced Masonry and Timber Design
  • CE415/515 Foundations Design
  • CE441 Concrete Design
  • CE442 Steel Design
  • CE445 Timber Design or CE446 Reinforced Masonry Design
  • CE492 Senior Design (Building, Architectural)

In addition to the required number of credits, it is recommended that students in the architectural engineering concentration take relevant liberal arts courses such as DA205 Painting and Drawing, as well as writing intensive communication (COMM) courses. Architecture-related liberal arts courses such as History of World Architecture, Architecture and Culture, Idea and Image, Greek Art and Architecture, Roman Art and Architecture may also be taken by cross-registration at SUNY Potsdam. A minimum grade point average of 2.0 is required in the courses taken for this professional concentration. At least nine of the credit hours required in the concentration must be completed at Clarkson University, unless the dean of the Coulter School of Engineering approves an exception.


Two of the following:

  • CE405 Construction Planning and Management
  • CE411 Construction Materials
  • CE420/520 Advanced Structural Analysis
  • CE421/521 Composite Mechanics and Design
  • CE542 Advanced Steel Design
  • CE544 Advanced Concrete Design
  • CE453/553 Properties and Performance of Concrete Mat'ls
  • CE455/555 Structural Damage, Rehabililtation, and Repair
  • CE457/557 Environmental Degradation of Concrete Structures
  • ME310 Thermodynamic System Engineering
  • ME411 Introduction to Heat Transfer
  • ME444 Computer Aided Engineering
  • CE438/538 Finite Element Methods
  • CE486/586 Intro to Industrial Ecology
  • EHS406 Industrial Hygiene Control Methods

    Or other course as designated by CEE department chair.