Dual Degree inCivil Engineering and Architecture

Edison AwardsThe only civil engineering program in Michigan and one of just a few in the United States that adopted and received accreditation base on the American Society of Civil Engineering’s Body of Knowledge for the 21st Century, 2nd Edition (BOK2) and Vision for 2025.

In recognition of the need for individuals with a wide-ranging set of professional skills, Lawrence Technological University offers a dual-degree program leading to both a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture.

Graduates holding the dual Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Architecture degrees are eligible for professional licensure as civil engineers; they will also have completed the coursework necessary to pursue a master’sdegree in architecture, the terminal degree required for licensure as an architect

The Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering includes course work in construction, environmental, geotechnical, hydraulic, and structural engineering. Also addressed are professional issues such as ethics, leadership, and sustainable design. By selecting specific technical electives, you can further specialize in a particular civil engineering subdiscipline.

The Bachelor of Science in Architecture introduces the core skills of creative problem solving and provides a collaborative learning environment in which you explore the various disciplines involved in the creative design process, including urban planning, landscape architecture, building systems, interior architecture, lighting, and applied arts.

The program culminates in a two-semester capstone course in which you undertake challenging team research projects that combine both architecture and engineering.

Lawrence Tech has successfully educated leaders in the fields of design and construction for nearly 80 years.

  • The University’s role as a leading research center with state-of-the-art facilities enables you to become involved in applied research projects and gives you access to cutting-edge concepts and the latest technologies.
  • The dual degree curriculum  offers a broad understanding of the technical, aesthetic, economic, and social aspects of design and construction, positioning you as a valuable  contributor who will be attractive to a wide spectrum of employers.
  • An emphasis on sustainability   and environmental, health, safety, and welfare concerns exposes you to some of the most pressing issues facing today’s engineers and architects.
  • A focus on teamwork and communication provides excellent preparation for the realities of today’s collaborative workplace.

“The dual degrees in civil engineering and architecture provide students with the ability to better understand the needs of clients, contractors, and industry practitioners. Communication and teamwork are key components in the business world, and the skills acquired within the dual program encourage the development of solid, lasting relationships needed for students to mature into distinguished professionals.”
Crystal Sapp, BSCE’07, BAr’07, MCEM’

Civil Engineering and Architecture

CIMR

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CIVIL & ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

First Semester

Course # Subject Cr. Hrs.
COM 1103 College Composition 3
MCS 1414 Calculus 1 4
CHM 1213 University Chemistry 1 3
CHM 1221 University Chemistry 1 Lab 1
EGE 1001 Fundamentals of Engr. Design Projects 1
EME 2012 Mechanical Engineering Graphics 2
   TOTAL 14

Second Semester

Course # Subject Cr. Hrs.
COM 1103 College Composition 3
MCS 1414 Calculus 1 4
CHM 1213 University Chemistry 1 3
CHM 1221 University Chemistry 1 Lab 1
EGE 1001 Fundamentals of Engr. Design Projects 1
EME 2012 Mechanical Engineering Graphics 2
   TOTAL 14

First Semester

Course # Subject Cr. Hrs.
COM 1103 College Composition 3
MCS 1414 Calculus 1 4
CHM 1213 University Chemistry 1 3
CHM 1221 University Chemistry 1 Lab 1
EGE 1001 Fundamentals of Engr. Design Projects 1
EME 2012 Mechanical Engineering Graphics 2
   TOTAL 14

Second Semester

Course # Subject Cr. Hrs.
COM 1103 College Composition 3
MCS 1414 Calculus 1 4
CHM 1213 University Chemistry 1 3
CHM 1221 University Chemistry 1 Lab 1
EGE 1001 Fundamentals of Engr. Design Projects 1
EME 2012 Mechanical Engineering Graphics 2
   TOTAL 14

First Semester

Course # Subject Cr. Hrs.
COM 1103 College Composition 3
MCS 1414 Calculus 1 4
CHM 1213 University Chemistry 1 3
CHM 1221 University Chemistry 1 Lab 1
EGE 1001 Fundamentals of Engr. Design Projects 1
EME 2012 Mechanical Engineering Graphics 2
   TOTAL 14

Second Semester

Course # Subject Cr. Hrs.
COM 1103 College Composition 3
MCS 1414 Calculus 1 4
CHM 1213 University Chemistry 1 3
CHM 1221 University Chemistry 1 Lab 1
EGE 1001 Fundamentals of Engr. Design Projects 1
EME 2012 Mechanical Engineering Graphics 2
   TOTAL 14

First Semester

Course # Subject Cr. Hrs.
COM 1103 College Composition 3
MCS 1414 Calculus 1 4
CHM 1213 University Chemistry 1 3
CHM 1221 University Chemistry 1 Lab 1
EGE 1001 Fundamentals of Engr. Design Projects 1
EME 2012 Mechanical Engineering Graphics 2
   TOTAL 14

Second Semester

Course # Subject Cr. Hrs.
COM 1103 College Composition 3
MCS 1414 Calculus 1 4
CHM 1213 University Chemistry 1 3
CHM 1221 University Chemistry 1 Lab 1
EGE 1001 Fundamentals of Engr. Design Projects 1
EME 2012 Mechanical Engineering Graphics 2
   TOTAL 14

Internships + Co-Ops

True to Lawrence Tech’s unique blend of theory and practice, the dual Civil + Architectural Engineering students are encouraged to take part in internships or cooperative education (co-op). This opportunity provides hands-on, practical engineering experience that is a distinct advantage when approaching future employers.

Check out some of our students had to say about their experiences with Internships and Co-Ops.

The dual Civil + Architectural Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET

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