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Engineering

The Master of Science in Civil Engineering combines foundational four-credit courses with electives for a total of 32 credit hours.

Core Courses (12 credits)

  • GEN 5001 Introduction to Systems Engineering
  • GEN 6002 Numerical Methods

Choose one from the following:

  • CEN 5050 Construction Planning & Management
  • GEN 6001 Finite Elements
  • GEN 6004 Project Management

Electives (20 credits)

A minimum of two electives must be chosen from the courses listed below. Students may take all five electives from this list if they choose. A maximum of three electives can be chosen from the business curriculum of the Girard School of Business. A maximum of two electives (4 - 8 credits) may be transferred in.

  • CEN 5012 Steel Analysis
  • CEN 5016 Concrete Analysis & Design
  • CEN 5020 Foundation Design
  • CEN 5022 Earth Slopes and Retaining Structures
  • CEN 5030 Environmental Design
  • CEN 5032 Applied Hydrology
  • CEN 5042 Traffic Engineering
  • CEN 5050 Construction Planning & Management
  • GEN 6001 Finite Elements
  • GEN 6004 Project Management
  • GEN 6010 Earthquake Engineering
  • GEN 6012 Pre-stressed Concrete Structures
  • GEN 6014 Advanced Structural Analysis
  • GEN 6020 Principles & Applications of Geographic Information Systems
  • GEN 6030 Urban Hydrology & Storm Water Management
  • GEN 6032 Sustainable Infrastructure Systems
  • GEN 6999 Directed Study (faculty approval required)

PLEASE NOTE - Not all classes are offered every year. Please work with the program director to plan a sequence of courses that best fits your desired graduation timetable. 

See also - Additional Specializations

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