Graduate Program

Course Guidelines for the M.S. Program

Area

Description 

Hours

Area I

Mathematics Component

3-6

Area II

Approved Electives in Mathematics, Science or Engineering   

6-9

Area III

Engineering Concentration   

12-16

Area IV

Thesis or Special Project and/or Internship   

6


Area I: Mathematics Component (3-6 hours)

Any 5000–level Math courses from the following list:

Math 5140  – Mathematical Statistics (3 hours)

Math 5160  – Applied Statistical Methods (3 hours)

Math 5190  – Design of Experiments (3 hours)

Math 5470  – Applied Mathematics for Science and Engineering I (3 hours)

Math 5600  – Numerical Analysis I (3 hours)

Math 5610  – Numerical Analysis II (3 hours)


Area II: Approved Electives* (6-9 hours)

Any approved Mathematics, Science, Engineering, and Engineering Management courses from the following list:

 

ENCE 5910R – Special Topics in Engineering (3 hours)

ENCE 5997R  –  Individual Studies (3 hours)

ENCH 5260 – Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems (3 hours)

ENCM 5380/ENME 5300 – Introduction to Continuum Mechanics (3 hours)

ENGM 5540 – Technical Project Management (3 hours)

ENGM 5580 – Advanced Engineering Economy (3 hours)

ENME 5032 – Mechanics of Composite Materials (3 hours)

ESC 5610  – Advanced Applications of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (3-4 hours)

ESC 5660  –  Geographic Information Systems (3 hours)

*With approval of the graduate program coordinator/thesis advisor, students may take a 500-level course related to the students’ research.


Area III: Approved Engineering (12 -16 hours)

ENCE 5031 - Advanced Strength and Applied Stress Analysis (3 hours)

ENCE 5420 - Finite Element Analysis (4 hours)

ENCE 5600 - Statically Indeterminate Structures (4 hours)

ENCE 5640 - Advanced Structural Analysis and Design (4 hours)

ENCE 5660 - Advanced Civil Engineering Materials (3 hours)

ENCE 5670 - Advanced Pavement Design (3 hours)

ENCE 5680 - Infrastructure Systems Analysis and Design (3 hours)

ENCE 5700 - Advanced Statistics and Design of Experiments (3 hours)


Area IV: Thesis(6 hours)/Project + Additional Coursework (9 hours)

Thesis option:
Two or more semesters of ENCE 5999R – Thesis (6 hours total)
Or
Project + Additional Special Topics Course, Internship, Coursework:

Two additional approved graduate courses (6 hours)
ENCE 5900r – Project (3 hours)
ENCE 5920R – Graduate Internship in Engineering (1 hour)


Program Total:

30 hours (Thesis), 33 hours (Project + Coursework)