Chair: K. Hatfield
Graduate Coordinator: A. Drescher
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The Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering offers two distinct graduate programs: civil engineering and coastal and oceanographic engineering. All degrees except the Ph.D. are available in a thesis or nonthesis option. The nonthesis option has two formats: report and 30-hour non-report. Students who elect the nonthesis report must successfully complete a document of substantial engineering content for a minimum of two hours credit in for civil engineering majors, or for coastal and oceanographic engineering majors.
Civil and Coastal Engineering degree programs include areas of specialization in construction, civil engineering management, geotechnical engineering, water resources and hydrology, public works, structural engineering, civil engineering materials, geosensing systems engineering, coastal engineering, oceanographic engineering and offshore structures, and transportation engineering.
Minor or supporting work is encouraged from a variety of related or allied fields of study. Ph.D. students are required to take a preliminary examination. Requirements for the M.S., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees are given in the Graduate Degrees section of this catalog.