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juryThe following are the General Criteria Student Outcomes for the Architectural Design + Technology program:

(a)  An ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities;

(b) An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies;

(c) An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve procedures’;

(d) An ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives;

(e) An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team;

(f) An ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems;

(g) An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communications in both technical and non-technical environments and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;

(h) An understanding of the need for and ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;

(i) An understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity;

(j) A knowledge of the impact on engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context and;

(k) A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

Group projects The following are the Program Criteria Student Outcomes for the Architectural Design + Technology program:

(a) Employ concepts of architectural theory and design in a design environment;

(b) Utilize instruments, methods, software, and techniques that are appropriate to produce A/E documents and presentations;

(c) Utilize measuring methods that are appropriate for field, office, or laboratory;

(d) Apply fundamental computational methods and elementary analytical techniques in sub-disciplines related to architectural engineering;

(e) Create, utilize, and present design, construction, and operational documents;

(f) Perform economic analysis and cost estimates related to design, construction, and maintenance of building systems;

(g) Select appropriate materials and practices for building construction;

(h) Apply principles of construction law and ethics in architectural practice, and;

(i) Perform standard analysis and design in at least one recognized technical specialty within architectural design +  technology and is appropriate to the goals of the program.