Building Engineering Technology: Architectural and Structural

CampusStart Date
MonctonSeptember2017

Program Overview

Architectural and Structural Engineering Technologists see four walls as the start of endless opportunities. They create architectural designs, structural designs, and analyze ways to build for stability and safety. You’ll learn surveying and drafting, how to create drawings and models, and how to use engineering and materials science with an eye to green building technology. Many courses in your first year are common with other technology programs and provide flexibility for credit transfer. A career in this field is a solid choice with a demand for professionals who can design for style and functionality.


Duration

The requirements for this diploma program may be achieved within two years of full-time study.


Admission Requirements

    Profile I

  • High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency
    • Pre-calculus 110
      or
      Geometry and Applications in Mathematics 112 and Functions and Relations 112
      • Total of two (2) sciences, including at least one (1) from the following:
        • Biology 112 or 122
        • Chemistry 112 or 122
        • Physics 112 or 122 (recommended)

      (NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies)


      Career Possibilities

      Graduates of this program may work independently or provide technical assistance to professional architects and civil design engineers in fields such as structural engineering, municipal engineering, construction design and supervision, highways and transportation engineering, water resources engineering, geotechnical engineering and environmental protection.


      NOC Codes

      2231 - Civil engineering technologists and technicians
      2251 - Architectural technologists and technicians


      What you will learn

      • Materials Science, Technology, and Design
      • Structural Design and Analysis
      • Building Systems
      • Green Building Technology
      • Engineering Science
      • Surveying
      • Computer and Software Applications
      • Health and Safety
      • Mathematics
      • Technical Writing


      Specific Considerations

      Many universities give credits for courses completed in this program; however, assessment is normally completed on an individual basis.


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