ABET Accreditation: Architectural Engineering

The M.A.E. Degree in Architectural Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Mission

The College of Engineering enthusiastically embraces its unique role as the singular intellectual and cultural resource for engineering instruction, research, and outreach within the state. It provides the people of Nebraska with comprehensive engineering academic programs to fulfill their highest aspirations and ambitions.

The missions of the College of Engineering at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln are to:
  • deliver relevant and challenging educational programs to attract an outstanding diverse student body
  • prepare graduates for rewarding careers in their chosen professions and encourage graduates to extend their level of knowledge through lifelong learning
  • conduct leading edge research advances engineering science and stimulate the intellectual development and creativity of both students and faculty,
  • extend exemplary engineering service and transfer knowledge that contributes to the well-being and betterment of society.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The following are the BSAE/MAE program educational objectives (PEO’s):

  • Professional Accomplishment: The AE program will prepare graduates to become licensed professional engineers a few years after graduation.
  • Career Accomplishment: The AE program will prepare graduates to contribute to society by working in an occupation related to the built environment a few years after graduation.

Student Outcomes

The University of Nebraska architectural engineering faculty and advisory committee expect graduates will have demonstrated the following abilities, knowledge, and attitudes:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.

  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.

  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.

  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.

  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.

  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.

  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Enrollment Data

The table below is a summary subset of 10-year graduation data for the M.A.E. in Architectural Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Architectural Engineering ABET Undergraduate Enrollment Chart
Source: College of Engineering, September 2017

Graduation Data

The table below is a summary subset of 10-year graduation data for the M.A.E. in Architectural Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering ABET Degrees Conferred Chart

Master of Architectural Engineering ABET Degrees Conferred Chart
Source: College of Engineering, September 2017