MAJOR: ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING/ARCHITECTURE DUAL DEGREE PROGRAM
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The Architectural Engineering/Architecture Dual Degree Program leads to both the Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering degree and the Bachelor of Architecture degree. This program combines the course requirements of both degrees and requires six years for completion. Students who wish to pursue both degrees must be admitted to both the Cockrell School of Engineering and the School of Architecture.

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

Declare This Major

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 Architectural Engineering major in the Cockrell School of Engineering and the Architecture major in the School of Architecture.

Find out more about the internal transfer process for Architectural Engineering on the Cockrell School of Engineering's Policies and Procedures Web page.

Find out more about the internal transfer process for Architecture on the School of Architecture's internal transfer Web page.

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

Required Courses

For the ARE/ARC dual degree, students must complete the coursework for both majors. View the ARE/ARC degree plan.

What can I do with this major?

Wondering how you'd turn this major into a career? Remember: your major does not always determine your career path. Career counseling and assessments at the Vick Center can help you explore.

Major ≠ Career

Graduates with this major pursue many different careers, depending on their interests and experiences. Make yourself more marketable by complementing this major with part-time work, volunteering, internships, a certificate program, or graduate school.

Experience + Degree = Career

The Career Service Offices in your college can help you with internships and jobs. They work closely with employers to help students prepare for career opportunities. Read a few inspiring stories by professionals whose experiences led to great careers.

Personality

Students who pursue the ARE/ARC 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 Architectural Engineering and Architecture Wayfinder pages to learn more about the personality of students in each of the programs.

Skills

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