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Architecture / Architectural Engineering Dual Degree Program

Interdisciplinary Major

The Architecture/Architectural Engineering Dual Degree Program leads to both the Bachelor of Architecture degree and the Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering degree.

This program combines the course requirements of both degrees and requires six years for completion. For prospective freshmen, the home of the dual degree is the School of Architecture. Internal transfers who wish to pursue both degrees must be admitted separately to both the School of Architecture and the Cockrell School of Engineering.

Please visit the Architecture page and the Architectural Engineering page on Wayfinder to learn more about the individual majors.

Declaration Requirements

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Prospective University of Texas at Austin students should visit UT Admissions to learn about the application process and how to declare a major.

How to Declare

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Undergraduates currently enrolled at The University of Texas at Austin who wish to complete the Architecture/Architectural Engineering Dual Degree Program must apply for an internal transfer to both the Architecture major in the School of Architecture and the Architectural Engineering major in the Cockrell School of Engineering.

Learn more about the internal transfer process for Architecture.

Learn more about the internal transfer process for Architectural Engineering.

Required Courses

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For the Architecture/Architectural Engineering dual degree program, students must complete the dual degree coursework. View the Architecture/Architectural Engineering degree plan.

Personality

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Students who pursue the Architecture/Architectural Engineering dual degree program are highly motivated students who are able to take 16-17 hours of rigorous coursework every semester for six years or more.

Visit the Architecture and Architectural Engineering Wayfinder pages to learn more about the personality of students in each of the programs.

Skills

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Visit the Architectural Engineering and Architecture Wayfinder pages to learn about the skills you will gain through the two programs.

MAJOR ≠ CAREER

Your major does not always determine your career path. Many graduates pursue careers outside their field, depending on their interests and experiences.

EXPERIENCE + DEGREE = CAREER

It’s not just your major that matters! Make yourself marketable by gaining a variety of experiences in college. Read a few inspiring stories by professionals whose experiences led to great careers.

Contact a Vick Center career counselor today to find out how you can turn your major into a career.