Aug 17, 2019  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
2019-2020 General Catalog

Civil and Environmental Engineering - PhD

College of Engineering

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Graduate Programs

The ME degree emphasizes professional practice and coursework. A minimum of 30 credits of technical and scientific coursework is required. The MS degree emphasizes research and the preparation of a significant publication. A minimum of 30 credits, 6 to 9 of which shall be thesis research, is required for an MS. In special cases, as decided by the student’s supervisory committee, a second MS is available with a Plan B option, which requires 30 credits, including 3 credits of CEE 6970 - Thesis Research . The Civil and Environmental Engineering PhD degree, which prepares students for professional engineering careers, requires 72 credits beyond the bachelor’s degree, or 42 credits beyond the master’s degree, including a technical engineering report. The PhD degree represents high scholarly achievement demonstrated by independent research and competence in an area of specialization approved by the student’s supervisory committee.