Goals

The Architecture Engineering Program aims at providing future engineers with appropriate theoretical knowledge and technical skills to respond to professional market demands, The programs aims to:

Qualify students to understand system constituents, behavior and analysis in the following areas:

- Architecture Design

- Urban Design

- Urban Planning

- Environmental Design

- Building Technology

Providing distinguished learning experience for students:

(Up-to-date knowledge – Useful Lab experience – Close interaction with staff – Satisfactory Internet facilities – Access to E-Learning Courses – Availability of Licensed Educational Software – Soft skills development – Basic design experience)

Supporting enhanced research opportunities for staff:

(Adequate research spaces – Advanced research equipment – Qualified technical staff and assistants – Well-defined research plan – Joint research contracts with stakeholders – Support to win research grants)

Encouraging continued development and upgrading of human capacities:

(Career development courses – ICT literacy – English language proficiency)

Establishing plans for maintaining and upgrading of physical facilities:

(Adequate audio-visual facilities – Renovation of lecture halls and labs – Air conditioning in lecture halls, labs, and offices – Documentation of building drawings – Maintenance scheduling and documentation – Fire safety and hazard protection – Emergency exits and precautions – Elevator maintenance and upgrade)

Developing modern information technology facilities to support program activities:

(Modern Local Area Network – High performance servers – Wireless Access Points – Comprehensive portal for the department – Open source E-Learning Management System – Reliable access to the Internet)

Ensuring adequate and sustained financial resources:

(Close relationship with CAEDS – Donations from stakeholders – Income from financed projects – Income from training courses and workshops – Income from conferences –Contributions from alumni – Department share from Graduate Student Registration – Budget allocations by Faculty and University)

Developing mechanisms for visibility and transparency:

(Well-designed departmental portal – Organizing conferences and workshops – Authoring books and e-courses by staff – Participating in university and government committees –Providing consultancy and technical advice – Close interaction with stakeholders – Strong relationship with alumni – Participating in student competitions – Publishing papers in highly placed journals and conferences)

Targeting national and international recognition and accreditation.