Experiential Major Maps (Text-only)

College of Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering

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1st year

Fall Semester

UNIV 1131 OR ENGR 1101

ARCH 1301

AREN 1205

MATH 1426

ENGL 1301

Spring Semester

AREN 2252

IE 2308


MATH 2425

PHYS 1443

Summer (Optional)


2nd year

Fall Semester

ARCH 2341

AREN 2311


MATH 2326

PHYS 1444

Spring Semester

ARCH 3357

AREN 2313

AREN 2315

CHEM 1465

COMS 2302

Summer (Optional)


3rd year

Fall Semester

ARCH 3551

AREN 3213

HIST 1302

AREN 3341

MATH 3319

Spring Semester

ARCH 3336

AREN 3311

AREN 3314

AREN 3343

AREN 3143

AREN 3347

Summer (Optional)


4th year

Fall Semester

AREN 3331

AREN 4346

AREN 4348

AREN 4352

POLS 2311

Spring Semester


AREN 3301

AREN 4383

POLS 2312



Familiarize yourself with your degree plan.

Meet with your advisor once a semester to ensure you're on track for graduation.

If you are a freshman student, transition from freshman advising to department advising*.

° Freshman advising

Department advising

Complete UNIV 1131 or ENGR 1101 to learn about all of the resources available to you and to prepare you to succeed in your major.

Complete your pre-professional courses and get admitted to the professional program.

Use your flowchart to plan what classes you want to take in the future. Use the catalog to find course descriptions.

Consider adding a minor.

Participate in the Dean's Challenge.

Join a College of Engineering organization so you can get to know your peers, pursue your interests, and have fun!

Join a UTA club or organization so you can get involved on campus and meet new people.

Visit the International Student Center to learn about study abroad opportunities, clubs, on-campus events, and spring break community impact.

Apply to join the Honors College.

Join UTA's Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI)

student chapter so you can network with others in your major.

Contact the Center for Service Learning for volunteer opportunities.

Look into becoming an SI leader or tutor, or working at the IDEAS Center

Participate in the Big Event.

Interested in getting your PhD? Look into the McNair Scholars program.

Attend the College-to-Career orientation session with Career Services and fill out the career fields of interest forms.

Speak with Career Services about on-campus and summer job opportunities.

Create a resume so you can work on building it up before you get to graduation.

Create an account on Handshake.

Carole Coleman is the internship and co-op

coordinator for the College of Engineering. Contact her for information on these once you've met the requirements.

Attend a College of Engineering Speed Mentoring event.

Attend the College of Engineering Career Fair to network and learn more about companies. It's a great way to find employment and internship opportunities every semester.

Join MavMentors.

*You can ask your freshman advisor about what these requirements are

Destination Graduation

Discuss the Fast Track program for the CE master's degree specializing in structures with your advisor.

Apply to graduate school through MyMav.

If you're an international student and need a full-time waiver or OPT form signed, you must see an advisor to have it approved.

Present at Innovation Day.

Ask a professor about getting involved with the work going on in their labs.

Attend the Architectural Engineering Institute Conference or Forum.

Take on a leadership position in a student organization.

Finalize your resume so you are ready to hand it out at the job fairs.

Setup a mock interview with the Lockheed Martin Career Development Center.

Attend the All-Majors Job Fair.

Complete The Job Search course on Canvas.

Talk to faculty member about the field that you want to go into and what you can do to be a competitive candidate.

Take the Fundamentals of Engineering exam.



College of Engineering Career Fair

College of Engineering Speed Mentoring

All Majors Job Fair



Global Grounds

Global Mavericks Program

Study Abroad


UTA Organizations

College of Engineering Organizations

Leadership Minor

Student Governance

Fraternity & Sorority Life


Dean's Challenge

The Big Event

UTA Volunteers


Innovation Day

McNair Scholars

Get Involved With Our Research Labs

Find your career

What career options do I have with this major?

Architectural Engineering

Structural Engineering

Construction Management

Project Management

Civil Engineering

Infrastructure Engineering

CAD Manager

Building Information Management (BIM) Specialist

Building Design Assistance

Workforce Skills

Critical Thinking: Analyze issues, make decisions, and overcome problems by using sound reasoning before forming a strategy, decision, or opinion.

Leadership: Takes initiative, demonstrates effective decision making and informed risk taking, and motivates and encourages participation from others to work towards a shared vision.

Teamwork/Collaboration: Work within a team and foster collaborative relationships with peers and supervisors. Use interpersonal skills to demonstrate respect and dignity for others while working toward a common goal.

Career Readiness

Ability to Find Effective Solutions

Ability to Work Well in a Team

Analytical Skills

Critical Thinking



Project Management

Time Management Skills

Take Action

Explore workforce skill development through on and off-campus activities; engage with the UTA Lockheed Martin Career Development Center at uta.edu/careers

Meet with a career consultant

Network with employers

Discover internships and co-ops

Apply for on-campus employment

Join Handshake, our career services platform

Participate in career development programs

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