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College of Engineering and Computing


Civil and Environmental Engineering

Graduate-level Core Courses

Each area of study has a minimum core requirement for the M.S., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees. 

Environmental (3 courses)

ECIV 750 - Principles of Environmental Engineering Process

and any two from:

  • ECIV 555 - Principles of Municipal Solid Waste Engineering
  • ECIV 556 - Air Pollution Control Engineering
  • ECIV 558 - Environmental Engineering Process Modeling
  • ECIV 751 - Water and Wastewater Treatment Theory I
  • ECIV 752 - Water and Wastewater Treatment Theory II
  • ECIV 753 - Unit Operations Laboratory for Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • ECIV 755 - Industrial Wastewater Treatmen
  • ECIV 755 - Industrial Wastewater Treatment

 

Geotechnical (4 courses)

ECIV 730 - Advanced Soil Mechanics

and any three from:

  • ECIV 731 - Slope Stability, Retaining Systems, and Lateral Earth Pressure
  • ECIV 732 - Theoretical and Numerical Methods in Geomechanics
  • ECIV 733 - Physico-chemical Properties of Soils
  • ECIV 734 - Dynamics of Soils and Foundations
  • ECIV 736 - Ground Improvement Techniques
  • ECIV 737 - Advanced Foundation Design

 

Structures (4 courses)

ECIV 720 - Advanced Structural Mechanics and Analysis

and any three from:

  • ECIV 722 - Theory and Design of Plates and Shells
  • ECIV 724 - Dynamics of Structures
  • ECIV 725 - Advanced Analysis and Design in Structural Metals
  • ECIV 726 - Repair and Retrofit of Structures
  • ECIV 727 - Advanced Analysis and Design of Reinforced Concrete
  • ECIV 728 - Prestressed Concrete Analysis and Design
  • ECIV 737 - Advanced Foundation Design

 

Transportation Engineering (3 courses)

One from:

  • ECIV 535 - Geotechnical Engineering in Transportation
  • ECIV 540 - Transportation Systems Planning
  • ECIV 541 - Highway Design

and one from:

  • ECIV 542 - Traffic Engineering
  • ECIV 748 - Traffic Flow Theory

and one from:

  • ECIV 705 - Deterministic Civil and Environmental Systems Engineering
  • ECIV 706 - Probabilistic Civil and Environmental Systems Engineering

 

Water Resources (3 courses)

Option One:
Two from:

  • ECIV 760 - Computational Hydraulics
  • ECIV 761 - Numerical Methods in Subsurface Hydrology
  • ECIV 762 - Advanced Hydrology
  • ECIV 763 - Unsaturated Flow Theory
  • ECIV 764 - Contaminant Transport
  • ECIV 765 - Erosion and Sediment Control
  • ECIV 766 - Fluid Transients
  • ECIV 767 - Sediment Transport and River Mechanics

and one from:

  • ECIV 560 - Open Channel Hydraulics
  • ECIV 562 - Engineering Hydrology
  • ECIV 563 - Subsurface Hydrology

Option Two:
Three from:

  • ECIV 760 - Computational Hydraulics
  • ECIV 761 - Numerical Methods in Subsurface Hydrology
  • ECIV 762 - Advanced Hydrology
  • ECIV 763 - Unsaturated Flow Theory
  • ECIV 764 - Contaminant Transport
  • ECIV 765 - Erosion and Sediment Control
  • ECIV 766 - Fluid Transients
  • ECIV 767 - Sediment Transport and River Mechanics