MAE Curriculum

First Semester of MAE (Concurrent with BSAE - 8th Semester)
All Options
AREN 8000 AE Graduate Seminar 1
Lighting and Electrical Options
AREN 8220 Building Electrical Systems II 3
AREN/CIVE/8**0 Technical Elective [1] 3
Mechanical and Acoustics Options
AREN 8120 Building Control and Auto. Systems 3
AREN 8220 Building Electrical Systems II 3
Structural Option
AREN 8510 Masonry and Timber Design 3
CIVE 847 Reinforced Concrete II 3
Total 7
Second Semester of MAE
All Options
AREN 8030 AE Interdisciplinary Team Design Project I 5
AREN/CIVE/+8##0 One Elective [1,2] 3
AE 8600 Building Sensors 3
Lighting and Electrical Options
AREN 8260 Building Communication Systems 3
Mechanical and Acoustics Options
AREN 8140 Building Energy III: Advanced Systems 3
Structural Option
CIVE 836 Foundation Engineer 3
Total 14
Summer of MAE
All Options
AREN 8050 AE Summer Internship [3] 3
Total 3
Third Semester of MAE
All Options
AREN 8040 AE Team Design II: Construction Docs. 3
AREN 8060 AE Professional Practice 3
AREN/CIVE/+8##0 One Elective [1] 3
AREN 8080 Applied Exp. Design and Statistical Analysis 3
Total 12

  1. Three of the six elective credits must be technical elective in AE, CIVE, or some other department, as approved by the student's academic advisor.
  2. Students in the structural option must select CIVE 846 Steel Design II as one of their technical electives. Students in the mechanical/acoustics option must choose one of the following as one of their technical electives:  AREN 8110 Indoor Air Quality Engineering; AREN 8330 Adv. Architectural Acoustics; or, AREN 8350 Electro-Acoustics, or course approved by Graduate Committee Chair.
  3. This course is a required summer offering. If a student cannot find an internship it can be replaced by a technical elective.