Master's of Science in Civil Engineering
Minimum 30 semester hours of graduate-level credit (thesis); 33 semester hours of graduate-level credit (report).
- Candidates for the degree who present a thesis are required to complete a minimum of 24 semester hours of course work and a minimum of six semester hours of thesis.
- Candidates for the degree who do not present a thesis are required to complete a minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate-level course work plus three semester hours credit of CVEG 562V culminating in a written Master’s Report completed under the direction of the candidate’s major adviser.
- Candidates for the degree must present a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on all graduate courses. The minimum acceptable grade for any course is “C.”
- Upon admission to the Graduate School and acceptance in a program of study, the candidate will be assigned to a major adviser, who in consultation with the department head, will select a graduate committee. With guidance from the Committee, the candidate will develop a plan of study and a research project to be completed by the candidate. The Committee will serve as the examination committee for the final oral and/or written examination and for the thesis/report.
- All graduate students in the Department of Civil Engineering must successfully complete one semester of CVEG 5100 Graduate Seminar in Civil Engineering.
Students should also be aware of Graduate School requirements with regard to master's degrees.