Civil Engineering, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 30 Hours

Core Courses
Select 24 hours of approved graduate level coursework in consultation with the CIVE Graduate Coordinator (minimum of 18 hours at the 5000 level or higher)24
Hours Subtotal24
Research Hours
CIVE 5000Master's Thesis6
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours30

Creative Component Option

Total Hours: 32 Hours

Core Courses
Select 30 hours of approved graduate level coursework in consultation with the CIVE Graduate Coordinator (minimum of 24 hours at the 5000 level or higher)30
Hours Subtotal30
Research Hours
CIVE 5080Engineering Problems2
Hours Subtotal2
Total Hours32

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level