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Master of Structural Engineering

The Master of Structural Engineering degree program is designed to provided advanced preparation in specialized areas of civil engineering practice.

Core Courses

(13 credit-hours)

CAE 503 - Advanced Structural Theory and Design
CAE 514 - Mathematical Methods for Structural Engineering
CAE 518 - Advanced Reinforced Concrete
CAE 525 - Advanced Steel and Composite Structures

Elective Courses

(19 credit-hours)

Group A (at least 13 credit-hours):
CAE 408 - Bridge and Structural Design
CAE 410 - Intro to Wind & Earthquake Engineering
CAE 420 - Intro to Dynamics of Structures
CAE 430 - Probability Concepts in CE
CAE 442 - Finite Element Methods in Framed Structures
CAE 504 - Seismic Retrofit & Earthquake Hazard Reduction
CAE 506 - Bldg Envelope Rehab Engineering
CAE 508 - Bridge Inspection, Rehab, Repair and Management
CAE 520 - Buckling of Structures
CAE 522 - Structural Model Analysis
CAE 530 - Finite Element Method of Analysis
CAE 534 - Computational Tech in Finite Element Analysis
CAE 535 - Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis
CAE 551 - Prestressed Concrete
CAE 560 - Plastic Methods
CAE 561 - Structural Reliability and Probabilistic Bases of Design
CAE 582 - Structural Wind & Earthquake Engineering
CAE 583 - Performance-Based Structural and Seismic Design
CAE 586 - Seismic Design of Buildings and Bridges
CAE 597 - Special Problems

Up to 6 credit hours Any 400 or 500 level courses offered by the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering or outside the department with the consent of the advisor.