Degree Course Requirements
Students seeking the Master of Engineering degree must have a BS degree in the appropriate engineering field, or a closely related discipline. A grade point average of 3.0 or higher is required.
Applicants whose native language is not English must have a minimum score of 550 on the paper-based or 79 on the internet based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
CIVIL ENGINEERING GRADUATE PROGRAM
The following outcomes have been identified for the graduate program in civil engineering. A graduate of the Master of Engineering program with a civil engineering major must have:
- the ability to apply knowledge in the specialized area of structural engineering
- the ability to understand business, management, and leadership fundamentals, and
- the ability to clearly and effectively communicate design ideas in written and oral formats.
CIVIL ENGINEERING MAJOR 30 HOURS
Program requirements draw from the American Society of Civil Engineers' Body of Knowledge report, which outlines the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of a licensed professional engineer. The degree requires 30 semester credits. A student can choose from a capstone-course option, requiring 27 credits of approved coursework and a 3 credit capstone project, or a design/research project option, requiring 24 credits of approved coursework and 6 credits of design or applied research work.
CIVIL ENGINEERING CORE COURSES - 15 – 18 HRS.
CE 5503 Advanced Structural Analysis
CE 5513 Structural Dynamics
CE 5533 Advanced Solid Mechanics
CE 5553 Structural Design Loads
CE 5563 Structural Systems
CE 5593 Special Topics in Structural Engineering
Any 4000 level structures/geotechnical CE course with approval by the advisor
GENERAL ENGINEERING CORE COURSES - 3 - 9 HRS.
GE 5103 Project Management
GE 5113 New Product Development and Innovation Strategies
GE 5123 Lean Enterprise and Total Quality Management
GE 5203 Design of Experiments
GE 5213 Materials Failure Analysis
GE 5303 Finite Element Methods
BUSINESS/LEADERSHIP CORE COURSES - 3 - 9 HRS.
FIN 503 Financial Analysis for Decision Making
LAW 503 Public Policy and the Legal Environment
MGT 523 Communications, Leadership and Ethics
or LDR 5203 Leadership Ethics, Culture and Politics
MGT 543 Operations Strategy and Management
LDR 5062 Organizational Development and Change
LDR 6043 Global Logistics & Supply Chain Management for Leaders
CAPSTONE OR DESIGN/RESEARCH PROJECT - 3- 6 HRS.
CE 5903 CE Independent CE Project I
CE 5913 CE Independent CE Project II