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Master of Public Works (Infrastructure Engineering and Management)

Student may choose to take coursees in several civil engineering areas or may decide to specialize in Construction Management, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical/Geoenvironmental, or Transporation Engineering.

Curriculum

  • Four core courses
  • Four engineering electives
  • Two Public Administration electives
  • One CAE Special Problems

Core Courses

CAE 574 - Economic Decision Analysis in Construction
CAE 575 - Systems Analysis in Construction
PA 501 - Intro to Public Administration
PA 551 - Public Works Management

Electives in Structural Engineering

CAE 504 - Seismic Retrofit and Earthquake Hazard Reduction
CAE 506 - Infrastructure Rehabilitation Engineering
CAE 508 - Bridge Inspection, Rehabilitation Repair & Management
CAE 518 - Advanced Reinforced Concrete
CAE 520 - Buckling of Structures
CAE 525 - Metal Structures
CAE 551 - Prestressed Concrete

Electives in Construction Management

CAE 471 - Construction Planning and Scheduling
CAE 472 - Construction Site Operation
CAE 473 - Construction Project Administration
CAE 470 - Construction Methods & Cost Estimating

Electives in Geotechnical/Geoenvironmental Engineering

CAE 482 - Hydraulic Design of Open Channel Systems
CAE 486 - Soil and Site Improvement
CAE 562 - Engineering Behavior of Soils
CAE 564 - Design of Foundations, Embankments and Earth Structures
CAE 565 - Rock mechanics
CAE 566 - Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
CAE 589 - Ground Water Hydrology
CAE 590 - Landfill Design and Maintenance
ENVE 404 - Water and Wastewater Engineering
ENVE 551 - Industrial Waste Treatment

Electives in Transportation Engineering

CAE 419 - Highway Engineering and Design
CAE 540 - Asphalt Concrete Mix Design
CAE 541 - Pavement Evaluation and Mgmt
CAE 543 - Demand Models for Urban Transportation
CAE 544 - Urban Transportation Planning
CAE 545 - Traffic Operations and Flow Theory
CAE 546 - Public Transportation Systems
CAE 547 - Advanced Traffic Engineering
CAE 548 - Traffic Management Systems
CAE 549 - Transportation Economics Development & Policy

Electives in Public Administration

Administration Process

PA 502 - Complex Organizations
PA 503 - Public Administration Law
PA 522 - Public Personnel Administration
PA 531 - Governmental Accounting and Budgeting

Electives in Public Administration

Policy Planning

PS 453 - Regulatory Policy and Politics
PA 513 - Public Policy Analysis and Evaluation
PA 562 - Urban and Metropolitan Government
PA 563 - Intergovernmental Administration