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  Aug 22, 2017
 
 
    
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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Architectural Engineering and Construction Science


Ray Buyle, Head

Professors: Goddard, Keen, Kramer, and Yunk; Associate Professors: Buyle, Hasler, Moser, Phillipi, Song, and Zhang; Assistant Professors: Ahern, Casebeer, Loughmiller, and Wanklyn; Instructors: Clements, Karr, and Koenig; Emeriti: Burton, Dahl, Fritchen, Goodman, Hodges, Lindly, Logan and Sutton.

241 Seaton Hall
785-532-5964
Fax: 785-532-3556
E-mail: arecns@k-state.edu
www.k-state.edu/are-cns

Admission to the Pre-Professional Program

New students, including transfer students, should submit the standard application form directly to the Office of Admissions. The admission criteria are the same as those for the university and the College of Engineering.

Any student who has completed more than 15 credit hours at Kansas State University in any major outside the College of Engineering may change majors into either pre-professional program provided that the student has a resident cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better as required by the College of Engineering. A resident cumulative GPA of 2.3 or better is required for a change of major from any Engineering program to either pre-professional program in the Department of Architectural Engineering and Construction Science.

Admission to the Professional Program

The Pre-Architectural Engineering students must complete the first three semesters of the program prior to taking any Upper Division Professional Program courses in Architectural Engineering based upon the criteria outlined in the Admissions section and the Course Requirement section of this document. (See also the curriculum requirements)

An application to the professional program must be submitted to the Office of the Department Head of Architectural Engineering and Construction Science by the end of the eighth week of either the Spring or Fall semester. This submission will be immediately prior to the student’s pre-enrollment into any of the Upper Division Professional Program courses. All courses in the Lower Division Pre-Professional Program Core of the program of application, valid at the time the student entered the university, must be completed and all grade criteria must be met by the end of the semester that the application is submitted. An exception to this rule is the student who expects to complete these criteria during the summer term. Those students should also make application in the Spring semester prior to pre-enrollment. All eligible applicants will be allowed to pre-enroll into Professional Program courses with the understanding that they will be dropped if they do not complete the requirements for admission to the professional program prior to the beginning of the subsequent semester. Applications will be reviewed by the Academic Affairs Committee of the Department and accepted or rejected as soon as possible after semester grades are issued.

Course Requirements

Applicants must meet the following criteria for Admission to the Professional Program of the curriculum as follows:

  1. The student has achieved a GPA of 2.3 or better in all of the courses in the Lower Division Pre-Professional Program core and courses which apply to the professional program, and;
     
  2. Has earned a grade of credit (CR) in a departmental seminar for each semester that the applicant was enrolled in the Lower Division Pre-Professional Program core, and;
     
  3. Has completed the following courses (or equivalent) with grades of C or better:
Architectural engineering
Course Course Title
ARE 100  Architectural Engineering Orientation
ARE 295  Introduction to Building Systems
CE 333  Statics
CHM 210  Chemistry I
CNS 110  History of Building and Construction
CNS 210  Graphic Communication I
CNS 220  Construction Materials
MATH 220  Analytical Geometry and Calculus I
MATH 221  Analytical Geometry and Calculus II
MATH 222  Analytical Geometry and Calculus III
PHYS 213  Engineering Physics I
PHYS 214  Engineering Physics II

 

Construction science and management
Course Course Title
ACCTG 231  Accounting for Business Operations
CE 212  Elementary Surveying
CNS 100  Construction Science and Management Orientation
CNS 110  History of Building and Construction
CNS 200  Computer Applications in Engineering and Construction
CNS 210  Graphic Communication I
CNS 231  Statics A
CNS 220  Construction Materials
COMM 105  Public Speaking IA
ECON 110  Principles of Macroeconomics
ENGL 100  Expository Writing I
ENGL 200  Expository Writing II
MATH 205  General Calculus and Linear Algebra
PHYS 113  General Physics I
PHYS 114  General Physics II
  1. Academic grade policy
    A letter grade of “C” or better is required for all prerequisites prior to taking subsequent preprofessional program courses.

Academic Standards

After admission to the Professional Program, students will be subject to the following academic standards that are more stringent than those for the University.

  1. Academic grade policy
    A letter grade of “C” or better is required for all prerequisites prior to taking subsequent professional program courses. A letter grade of “C” or better is required for all graded departmental prefix courses applied to the degree program.
     
  2. Warning of unsatisfactory progress
    Regardless of the overall GPA, a student with any “D” or “F” grade in any term will receive a “Warning of Unsatisfactory Progress.” This warning will be removed if the student earns “C’s” or better in at least 12 credit hours of core courses with no “D’s” or “F’s” during the next semester in residence.
     
  3. Professional Program Probation for Unsatisfactory Progress
    Regardless of the overall GPA, a student who has received a “Warning of Unsatisfactory Progress” will be placed on “Professional Program Probation for Unsatisfactory Progress” if he or she receives a “D” or “F” for any subsequent term, including any summer session.

     A student placed on Professional Program Probation may not automatically enroll in any Department of Architectural Engineering and Construction Science courses.

    The student may remain in the Professional Program after the probationary semester provided that the student has demonstrated the ability and desire to meet the criteria as set forth in the above paragraphs. The student placed on probation must take the schedule of courses assigned by the Academic Affairs Committee of the department and achieve a minimum GPA as established by the Academic Affairs Committee, with no “D” or “F” grades, during the “probationary semester” to be eligible to remain in the Professional Program and to take Professional Program courses. 

    Any appeal for removal of this probation may be made by filing an appeal form with the Department Head of Architectural Engineering and Construction Science at least ten calendar days prior to the first day of the semester. The Department Head may reject any application or may submit it to the Academic Affairs Committee for consideration. Any and all actions on applications submitted by the Department Head will be made by the Academic Affairs Committee of the Department in a hearing in which the student will be interviewed.
     
  4. Dismissal from the Program

    If a probationary student meets the requirements to remain in the Professional Program, any subsequent grade of “D” or “F” during any subsequent term will result in dismissal from the Professional Program for a period of one semester.  During this period, the student cannot enroll in any courses offered by the department. After the one semester dismissal, the student may be readmitted to the program with their course schedule and grade point to be earned to be to be established by the Academic Affairs/Professional Program Committee of the department. Failure to meet the academic standards outlined above in any ensuing term or failure to comply with the academic committee’s direction will result in permanent dismissal from the programs of the department.

    **The warning, probation, and dismissal actions referenced above are departmental actions that are separate and distinct from Academic Warning and Academic Dismissal as defined by the University Catalog. Grades earned during an intersession will not be considered by the Department in the determination of unsatisfactory academic progress by the department.

     

Programs

Bachelor of Science

Dual Degree

Courses

Architectural Engineering

Construction Science and Management