MSCE Geotechnical Engineering

Area of Emphasis - Geotechnical Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or must take sequence of required undergraduate courses first.

Required for Degree: 32 credits total – 24 credits coursework, 6 credits thesis, 2 credits seminar.

Required of All Master's Students

Course Number Course Name Credits
CE 691 Graduate Seminar (2 semesters, 1 credit each) 2
CE 599 Thesis - Major Advisor 6

Suggested Courses

Course Number Course Name Credits
CE 502 Finite Element Methods in Solid Mechanics 3
CE 551 Problems 1-3
CE 560# Advanced Soil Mechanics 3
CE 562* Foundation Engineering I 3
CE 565 Soil  Behavior 3
CE 566 Pavement Design 3
CE 567 Foundation Engineering II 3
CE 568 Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

*CE 360L is a prerequisite for CE 562.

#to be offered at discretion of the faculty member.

Students must work with their faculty advisor to identify other appropriate elective courses for this degree program.

Note: Course offerings are subject to change each semester based on enrollment and instructor availability.