Structural Engineering - Undergraduate Minor

This minor will build upon existing B.S. degree programs at NMSU in analysis, construction, and design of civil, mechanical, and aerospace structures. It includes 3 required courses (10 credits) from civil engineering and 3 elective courses (9-10 credits) from civil engineering, aerospace/mechanical engineering, and/or engineering technology.

Prefix Title Credits
Required courses (3 courses)10
Mechanics of Materials3
Applied Strength of Materials
Structural Analysis4
Elements of Steel Design3
Elective courses (3 courses) 19-10
To be selected from the following list of courses (numbered 300-499) 2
Upper level courses in Civil Engineering (up to 3 courses)
Reinforced Concrete Design 33
Wood Design3
Structural Systems3
Special Topics 43
Upper level courses in Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering (up to 2 courses)
Aerospace Structures3
Aircraft Design3
Intermediate Strength of Materials3
Design of Machine Elements3
Experimental Modal Analysis3
Applied Finite Elements3
Upper level courses in Engineering Technology (maximum of 1 course)
Applied Design of Structures I4
Applied Design of Structures II4
Total Credits19-20