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Master of Geotechnical Engineering

The Master of Geotechnical Engineering degree program is specifically designed to provide advanced preparation in specialized areas of civil engineering practice.

Core Courses

(16 credit-hours)

CAE 562 - Engineering Behavior of Soils
CAE 564 - Design of Foundations, Embankments & Earth Structures
CAE 565 - Rock mechanics and Tunneling
CAE 566 - Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics

Elective Courses

(16 credit-hours)

CAE 442 - Finite Element Methods in Framed Structures
CAE 457 - Geotechnical Foundation Design
CAE 486 - Soil and Site Improvement
CAE 539 - Introduction To Geographic Information Systems
CAE 563 - Advanced Soil Mechanics Laboratory
CAE 567 - Physico-Chemical Behavior of Soils
CAE 574 - Econ Decision Analysis in CE
CAE 577 - Construction Equipment Management
CAE 589 - Groundwater Hydrology and Sampling
CAE 590 - Geotechnical Landfill Design & Maintenance
CAE 597 - Special Problems

Up to 6 credit hours of courses from outside the department with advisor's consent.