Architectural Engineering: Sample Four Year Plan

1st Year - 1st Semester
AE 1010 Intoduction to Architectural Engineering 1 cr
SPCH 1110 Public Speaking Fundamentals 3 cr
MATH 1950 Calculus I 5 cr
CHEM 1180 General Chemistry 3 cr
CHEM 1184 General Chemistry Lab 1 cr
CIST 1400 Computer Programming 3 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 16
1st Year - 2nd Semester
AE 2250 Construction Graphics & Design Process 3 cr
ARCH 1060 Introduction to Design 3 cr
MATH 1960 Calculus II 5 cr
PSHY 2110 General Physics 4 cr
PHYS 1154 General Physics Lab I 1 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 16
2nd Year - 1st Semester
ARCH 2100 Basic Design 3 cr
MENG 2000 Thermodynamics 3 cr
MATH 1970 Calculus III 4 cr
PHYS 2120 General Physics 4 cr
PHYS 1164 General Physics Lab II 1 cr
EM 2230 Engineering Statics 3 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 18
2nd Year - 2nd Semester
ELEC 2110 Elements of Electrical Engineering 3 cr
AE 2400 Building Systems 3 cr
MATH 3350 Differential Equations I 3 cr
EM 3250 Mechanics of Elastic Bodies 3 cr
EM 3730 Engineering Dynamics 3 cr
AE 3070 Mechanics of Materials Lab 1 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 16
3rd Year - 1st Semester
AE 3200 Lighting I: Fundamentals for Design 3 cr
AE 3300 Building Acoustics Fundamentals 3 cr
CE 310 Fluid Mechanics 3 cr
CE 319 Fluid Mechanics Lab 1 cr
CE 341 Introduction to Structural Engineering 4 cr
ENGL 3980 Technical Writing 3 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 17
3rd Year - 2nd Semester
AE 3220 Electrical Systems for Buildings I 3 cr
AE 3100 Building Energy I: Fundamentals 3 cr
CE 441 Steel Design 3 cr
MECH 420 Heat Transfer 3 cr
STAT 3800 Statistics 3 cr
** **** Social and Behavioral Science elective 3 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 18
4th Year - 1st Semester
  All Options  
ART 3770 History of Architecture to 1850 3 cr
ISMG 2060 Introduction to Industrial Dscn Mdls 3 cr
CIVE 440 Reinforced Concrete Design 3 cr
  Lighting and Electrical Options  
AE 4120 Building Energy II: Primary & Secondary Systems 3 cr
AE 4200 Lighting II: Theory, Design & Application 3 cr
PSYC 1010 Introduction to Psychology 3 cr
  Mechanical and Acoustics Options  
AE 4120 Building Energy II: Primary and Secondary Systems 3 cr
** **** Social and Behavioral electives 6 cr
  Structural Options  
CIVE 443 Advanced Structural Analysis 3 cr
** **** Social and Behavioral electives 6 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 18
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4th Year - 2nd Semester
  All Options  
ART 3780 History of Architecture since 1850 3 cr
  Lighting and Electrical Options  
AE 4250 Lighting Design 4 cr
PSYC 4210 Sensation and Perception 3 cr
  Mechanical and Acoustics Options  
AE 4150 HVAC Design 4 cr
AE 4300 Advanced Noise Control 3 cr
  Structural Options  
CE 334 Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering 4 cr
CIVE 444 Structural Design and Planning 3 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 10
5th Year
  Architectural engineering is a five-year program in which students also earn a master's degree in architectural engineering. Because of the variety of course work options offered in the fifth year, a sample program is not listed. Consult the UNL Graduate Studies Bulletin for courses.  
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