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A Major in Architectural Engineering Technology

Description of Major

This major educates students in the architectural, structural and mechanical aspects of building design and construction.

For more information on studying Architectural Engineering Technology:  click here

Employment Opportunities 

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in architectural firms, professional design offices, construction,
product sales, and in estimating or managerial departments of construction firms or material manufacturing companies.
A variety of jobs are available for architectural engineering technology graduates, including:

Architectural Draftsperson  CAD Designer
CAD Operator Civil Drafter
Computer-Aided Drafter Construction Engineering/Design
Design Consultation Designer
Designing Manager Detailer
Drafter Drafting Supervisor
Electrical Drafter Electrical Systems Designer
Estimator Facilities Manager
Field Engineering Professor
Project Engineering Quality Control Specialist
Software Design/Development Specification Writer


Some positions listed may require education or training beyond an undergraduate degree. 

Additional Links             


The American Institute of Architecture

Architectural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers

Structural Engineering Institute

UC College of Applied Science