Field of Study: Architectural Engineering Technology
Architectural engineering technology programs prepare people to help architects and engineers design buildings.
Architectural engineering technology programs include topics such as:
- Architectural design
- Design testing procedures
- Building site analysis
- Model building and computer graphics
- Engineering drawing
- Structural systems testing and mechanics
- Test equipment operation and maintenance
- Report writing
Many community colleges and technical schools offer certificate and associate degree programs in architectural engineering technology. A certificate program usually takes a year of full-time study. An associate degree program at a community college usually takes two years of full-time study to complete.
Several colleges and universities offer bachelor's degrees in architectural engineering technology. A bachelor's degree usually takes about four years of full-time study.