Civil Engineering - Master of Engineering

The Master of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering (MECE) is a coursework only degree and several courses are offered online.  The MECE degree requires a total of 30-31 credit hours consisting of one professional communications course (3 cr); six technical electives in Civil, Environmental, and/or Agricultural Engineering (18-19 cr); and three electives from engineering disciplines outside the department and/or other areas of interest outside the college (9 cr).

Prefix Title Credits
Required course3
Special Topics (Technical Communication for Engineers) 1
CE, ENVE, and A EN elective courses 218-19
Six courses to be selected from the following list of courses (numbered 450-599) 3
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Engineering Design3
Urban Water-Energy-Environment Systems3
Environmental Microbiology3
Air Pollution Control Systems Design3
Aquatic Chemistry3
Unit Processes/Operation of Water Treatment3
Unit Processes/Operation of Wastewater Treatment3
Advanced Water Treatment and Reuse3
Surface Water Quality Modeling3
Geotechnical Engineering
Foundation Design3
Site Investigation3
Design of Municipal and Hazardous Waste Landfills3
Pavement Analysis and Design3
Design of Earth Dams3
Advanced Soil Mechanics3
Design of Earth Retaining Structures3
Advanced Soil Behavior3
Deep Foundations3
Ground Improvement 13
Slope Stability Analysis and Design3
Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering3
Structural Engineering
Structural Systems3
Special Topics (Numerical Methods)
Advanced Mechanics of Materials 13
Advanced Mechanics of Steel Structures3
Advanced Mechanics of Concrete3
Introduction to Nondestructive Testing 13
Finite Element Methods3
Advanced Design of Steel Structures3
Advanced Concrete Design3
Bridge Engineering3
Wood Design3
Masonry Design3
Structural Dynamics3
Earthquake Engineering3
Water Resources and Agricultural Engineering
Geohydrology4
Hydraulic Structures3
Surface Water Hydrology3
Open Channel Hydraulics3
Water Resources Development3
Ground Water Hydrology3
Statistical Hydrology3
Design of Water Wells/Pumping Systems3
Irrigation and Drainage Engineering3
Transportation and Construction
Transportation Engineering3
Engineering Economics and Construction Management 13
Transportation Analysis3
MECE elective courses 49
Three coures to be selected from the following list of courses (numbered 450-599) 3
Chemical and Materials Engineering
Intellectual Property for Engineers and Scientists 13
Calculation of Material and Molecular Properties 13
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 13
Corrosion and Degradation of Materials 13
Engineering Technology
Advanced Construction Technology3
Cost Estimating and Scheduling3
Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) 13
Innovation and Product Development3
Industrial Engineering
Stochastic Processes Modeling 13
Advanced Engineering Economy 13
Linear Programming 13
Nonlinear Programming 13
Discrete Optimization 13
Advanced Safety Engineering 13
Topics in Engineering Administration 13
Mechanical Engineering
Experimental Modal Analysis3
Applied Finite Elements3
Elasticity I 13
Continuum Mechanics 13
Intermediate Fluid Mechanics3
Computational and Theoretical Fluid Mechanics3
Engineering Analysis I 13
Engineering Analysis II3
Total Credits30-31