Catalogue 2017 - 2018

Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE)

The Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) is a program for civil engineering students wishing to study advanced civil engineering topics beyond the bachelor’s level. A student can select from three possible options, from an all-coursework option to a research oriented thesis option, to complete the program.

Degree Requirements

Core course requirements

CEE 602Finite Element and Numerical Analysis

3 cr.

CEE 606Advanced Green and Sustainable Civil Engineering

3 cr.

or

CEE 640Solid Mechanics

3 cr.

CEE 670Construction Management

3 cr.

EMGT 643Design of Experiments

3 cr.

EMGT 605Engineering Management

3 cr.

or

EMGT 648Project Management

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:15

All Course Option

Combination of 15 credits of following coursework:

CEE 5XX/6XX500-level/600-level CEE elective course

9 cr. max.

6XXEE course

3 cr.

or

6XXEMGT course

3 cr.

or

6XXME course

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:15

Project Option

Project with presentation (CEE 680, 3 credits), plus combination of 12 credits of following coursework:

CEE 5XX/6XX500-level/600-level CEE elective course

9 cr. max.

6XXEE course

3 cr.

or

6XXEMGT course

3 cr.

or

6XXME course

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:12

Thesis Option

Thesis with presentation (CEE 698/CEE 699, 6 credits total), plus combination of 9 credits of following coursework:

CEE 5XX/6XX500-level/600-level CEE elective course

9 cr. max.

6XXEE course

3 cr.

or

6XXEMGT course

3 cr.

or

6XXME course

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:9
Note: Up to 6 credit hours may be transferred from another school, subject to approval from the CEE Department.

Civil Engineering Elective Courses

CEE 620Subsurface Contaminant Fate and Transport and Remediation

3 cr.

CEE 630Advanced Geotechnical Engineering

3 cr.

CEE 642Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design

3 cr.

CEE 644Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering

3 cr.

CEE 650Advanced Railway Engineering and Planning

3 cr.

CEE 680Civil Engineering Project

3 cr.

CEE 698Thesis Research

3 cr.

CEE 699Thesis Research

3 cr.

Approved Engineering Elective Courses

EE 601Advanced Electrical Engineering Analysis

3 cr.

CEE 609Engineering Cost Analysis

3 cr.

or

EMGT 609Engineering Cost Analysis

3 cr.

CEE 641Energy Management

3 cr.

or

EMGT 640Energy Management

3 cr.

ME 610Measurement Systems

3 cr.

ME 619Experimental and Analytical Stress Analysis

3 cr.

ME 626Applications of Advanced Fluid Mechanics

3 cr.

ME 635Design of Alternative Energy Systems

3 cr.

ME 651Applied Computational Fluid Dynamics

3 cr.

Five-Year BSCE/MSCE Program

This program allows undergraduate civil engineering majors in the College of Engineering to accelerate the completion of the bachelor’s science in Civil Engineering (BSCE) degree and to earn the master’s degree in Civil Engineering (MSCE) with just one additional year of study.