The Master of Science in Civil Engineering Program provides engineering graduates, technical professionals, and working engineers an opportunity to advance their professional careers by offering courses in a variety of civil engineering disciplines, including structural, geotechnical, water resources, environmental, and transportation.
Regular Admission Policy:
- BSCE from ABET accredited engineering program.
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Regular admission may also be granted in other cases based on a review of the applicant's record, including, but not limited to the following:
- BSCE from a foreign university that is comparable to an ABET accredited program.
- Professional accomplishments, such as PE license, completion of noteworthy projects, a record of scholarly publications.
- Successful completion of graduate level engineering coursework from a recognized institution.
Required Essential Skills (6 Hours)
All MSCE students are required to take the following courses.
- ENGR 6002 - Research Methods
- CE 6003 - Probabilistic Analysis and Reliability in Civil Engineering
Students in the thesis option are required to:
- complete minimum 6 hours of thesis credit
- take minimum 6 courses (18-hours) from the core electives listed below:
- CE 6401 - Master's Thesis
Students in the Non-Thesis Option are required to take a minimum of 8 courses (24-hours) from the core electives listed below.
Students are to take a minimum of 6 courses if they in the Thesis Option. Students are to take a minimum of 8 courses if they in the Non-Thesis Option.
- CE 6101 - Finite Element Analysis
- CE 6102 - Structural Dynamics
- CE 6103 - Prestressed Concrete Design
- CE 6105 - Soil Improvement
- CE 6202 - Advanced Highway Design and Traffic Safety
- CE 6203 - Advanced Bituminous and Concrete Materials
- CE 6204 - Advanced Design and Construction of Flexible and Rigid Pavements
- CE 6104 - Advanced Geotechnical Engineering Foundation Design
- CE 6133 - Design of Wood Structures
- CE 6201 - Transportation Planning
- CE 6302 - Air Pollution Control
- CE 6303 - Water Resources Management
- CE 6304 - Advanced Hydraulics
- CE 6333 - Advanced Hazardous Waste Engineering
- CE 6343 - Solid Waste Management and Engineering
- CE 6433 - Hydraulic Analysis and Design
- CE 6533 - Advanced Soil Mechanics
- CE 6633 - Pavement Engineering
- CE 6683 - Inelastic Behavior of Pavement Materials
- CE 6900 - Special Topics in CE
Program Total (30 Credit Hours)