Engineering and Technology

Engineering Technology, CAD-Architectural/Civil Design Emphasis

Southern Utah University is one of a very few universities that offer an ABET accredited bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology with an emphasis in Architectural/Civil Design. You will become proficient in vital architectural engineering and civil design skills such as mechanical design, architectural design, civil design, layout and design, 3D solid modeling, parametrics, kinematics’ analysis, finite element analysis, animation analysis, rendering, rapid prototype, and other skills.

Instructors meet regularly with industry leaders to fine tune courses to ensure they provide the skill sets needed for our students to become top- earning professionals in the field. Instructors work closely with each student, making sure that all concepts and skills are mastered and that each graduate is ready to confidently provide architectural design in a busy architectural firm.

ABET Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission

The Engineering Technology, B.S. program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, ABET.

Engineering Technology Program Outcomes & Enrollment/Graduation Data


Points of Distinction

  • Industry-driven curriculum with hands-on learning
  • Students work on real-world problems
  • Small classes and personal attention from professors and advisors

Available Resources

Our students have access to two state-of-the-art labs, equipped with Auto CAD, Inventor, Solid Works, CATIA, V5, Revit software, and more.

Additionally, the Technology Department has a rapid proto typing machine (3D printer) and state-of-the-art CAM lab with several CNC lathes and vertical mills. A new addition is a metal fabrication lab for the construction of student design projects.

Student Involvement

  • SkillsUSA Vocational Industrial Club of America

Possible Careers

Architectural engineering technologist, architectural engineer, architect, civil engineering technician, civil engineer, drafter, cost estimator, urban and regional planner, CAD designer, CAD/CAM designer.

Additional Resources

COSE Academic Advising (Worksheets & 4-Year Plans)