Admission is by the selection of a limited number of the most promising, eligible applicants. All candidates for admission to the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture must have completed the pre-professional educational requirements of the candidate’s country and the approved freshman program in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of this University as described in this catalogue, or a program recognized as equivalent. The certificates, recognized for admission to the first year in the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, are listed under Secondary Certificates in the Admissions section in this catalogue. Holders of the technical baccalaureate (BT) are only eligible for admission to the same major as that of the BT.More specifically, to be eligible for admission to the first year in the Faculty of Engineering andArchitecture, a candidate must:
Students admitted to the first year are required to take all the major engineering, architecture,or graphic design courses specified in their respective programs.The Department of Architecture and Design limits choices to either Architecture or Graphic Design, and not to both. Students accepted in Graphic Design cannot transfer to Architecture and vice versa.
Students attending recognized institutions of higher learning, including AUB, may apply for transfer to any of the engineering, architecture, or graphic design majors in the FEA. These students are eligible for consideration for admission to any of Terms I through VI (Term VIIIfor architecture) depending on availability of places and subject to the following conditions. Students will not be admitted to the architecture or graphic design programs in the middle of the academic year. Students must:
Students from outside AUB applying for transfer to the architecture or graphic design majors are required to submit portfolios of their work; students from within AUB applying for transfer to the architecture or graphic design majors are encouraged to submit portfolios of their work.
Applications of transfer students are evaluated and approved by the departments and the Admissions Committee of the Faculty. The term in which the student is placed and the complete program of study in the major in which s/he is admitted are determined by the departmentconcerned depending on the number of credits completed at the institution from which the student is transferring.