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We all need buildings where we can work, learn, live, shelter and heal. Architectural engineers at UT Austin learn to design sustainable, healthy, and structurally resilient buildings of the future.

What do Architectural Engineers do?

Architectural engineers bring buildings to life. They design, construct and maintain the world’s buildings, continuously striving to make existing and new buildings more sustainable. As engineers and design innovators, they focus on making buildings structurally resilient, energy efficient and healthy and productive environments for occupants.

What is Architectural Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin?

In the Architectural Engineering program, you will study topics including: 

  • Engineering science.
  • Structural design.
  • Building energy use and conservation.
  • Indoor air quality and health.
  • Sustainable building systems.
  • Building material strengths and properties.
  • Construction methods.
  • Heating and cooling systems in buildings.
  • Integration of design and engineering.

Download undergraduate degree plans, flow charts, and current lists of approved technical electives for architectural engineering.