Architectural Engineering Technology (BS)

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Prepare for a career as an architectural technician, estimator, or building codes specialist. Learn the principles of building codes and develop your technical knowledge of construction systems and materials, with an architectural engineering technology degree from Indiana State.

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Why Earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Architectural Engineering Technology at Indiana State?

The Architectural Engineering Technology degree program provides detailed instruction combining an understanding of the philosophy of building design with applied technical knowledge of construction systems and materials acquired in a technical-oriented classroom and lab structure.

Our architectural engineering technology program was the first of its kind in the state of Indiana.

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Design Your Future

As an architectural engineering technology major at Indiana State University, you will gain the technical and managerial skills necessary for a career in the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of built structures. With immersive classes, laboratory work, cooperative practice programs, and internships with industry employers, you will develop detailed expertise in all aspects of architectural and construction technology.

Learn from Our Excellent Faculty

Indiana State's instructors in the Department of Built Environment have industry experience in the areas of science, engineering, and technology. They are creative problem solvers and understand the demands of architectural engineering technology careers. They will guide your work on projects and assist you in mastering the skills and competencies you will need for a successful career.

Our small class sizes give you the chance to work one-on-one with your professors. As part of our commitment to experiential learning, instructors will assist you in securing field practicum experiences and internships to gain hands-on experience as an architectural engineering technologist.

Receive Expert Assistance in Our Labs

Practice your skills in our state-of-the-art learning laboratories and studios equipped with individual computer workstations. The labs offer computer-aided drafting, virtual computer models, Building Information Modeling [BIM], and computer imaging. Collaborate with your peers on projects while you learn to analyze and design systems, specify project methods and materials, perform cost estimates and analyses, and manage technical activities for projects.

What You'll Learn in the Architectural Engineering Technology Program

The BS in architectural engineering technology includes technical courses, managerial electives, mathematics, and science. You will utilize a variety of graphic tools and encounter a wide range of software programs, graphic communication techniques, and other problem-solving skills.

You will choose from courses such as architectural graphics, construction surveying, environmental control systems, residential design and construction, and sustainable practices.



Transfer Credit

Indiana State University accepts credit from regionally accredited colleges and universities within the United States, and from selected schools located outside the United States. Credit also may be granted for military training and experience. Previously earned college credit can be applied toward completion of the program per Indiana State's transfer guidelines.

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Career Possibilities for Architectural Engineering Technology Majors

A bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering technology from Indiana State prepares you to work as a highly technical draftsperson, technologist or manager for engineers, interior designers, construction managers, and facilities managers. Our program also prepares you to pursue a master’s degree in technology management and related fields.

Maximize Your Experience at Indiana State

Explore our Honors College to learn how you can maximize your college experience with faculty mentors, undergraduate research, internships, and Honors housing. Students in the Honors College also enjoy opportunities to travel across the nation and abroad for conferences, service-learning trips, and immersive academic and cultural studies.

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Indiana State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Architectural Engineering Technology undergraduate program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.