Outcomes & Careers
Successful Outcomes Rate
Students graduating with degrees from the Department of Engineering and Technology report being employed or furthering their education six months after graduation.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual salary for architecture and engineering occupations is $88,800.
Architects and Surveyors
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual salary for architects, surveyors, and cartographers is $81,250.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual salary for architectural and civil drafters is $58,080.
The courses below are specifically geared to provide preparatory educational experiences for those seeking to transfer to Southern Illinois University at Carbondale for the completion of a professionally accredited degree in architecture. Upon completion of an approved sequence of courses, students should apply for admission to the School of Architecture preferably by March 1 (for fall admission). Students who decide not to transfer could apply some courses from the pre-architecture curriculum to the Technology Management major, Construction Management and Design option.
- AR100 Drawing I (3)
- AR201 Color Composition (3)
- DS111 Design Process (3) OR
DS220 Design Communications (3)
- EH101 Early European Civilization (3)
- EH103 Modern European Civilization (3)
- EN100 English Composition (3)
- EN140 Rhetoric and Critical Thinking (3)
- MA116 Precalculus A (3)
- MA117 Precalculus B (3)
- PH120/020 Introductory Physics I (5)
- SC105 Fundamentals of Oral Communications (3)
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Pre-Architecture (BS) Degree Map
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