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Civil Engineering (MEN)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2009 - Spring 2010 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering

Major: CE

Degree: MEN

Unit: Speed School of Engineering (SS)

Department: Civil Engineering

 

Graduate Studies

Type Hours
CEE 680, 6971 2 9
In addition, at least 21 semester hours of course work must be completed in one of the following specialty areas:3 
Facilities Engineering (includes courses in geotechnical/structural) CEE 520, 522, 552, 604, 620, 621, 625, 650, 651, 652, 653, 654
Public Works Engineering (includes courses in geotechnical/ transportation/water resources) CEE 552, 560, 570, 571, 572, 604, 650, 651, 652, 653, 654, 660, 662, 665, 670, 673, 674

At the discretion of the student’s advisor, the following Environmental courses may be selected to fulfill program elective requirements for either Facilities Engineering or Public Works Engineering. CEE 509, 534, 535, 561, 573, 675, 694

21
Minimum Total 30

1 A regularly enrolled full-time student is required to select an approved M.Eng. thesis topic and the members of the thesis committee during the first term of Graduate Studies.

2 A non-thesis alternative curriculum is available: six hours of approved graduate work may be substituted for six hours of thesis (CEE 697).

3 Both specialty areas meet the engineering topics criteria of the EAC/ABET.

 

Total Hours
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering 135
Graduate Studies 30
Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering 165

 

Master of Science in Civil Engineering
In addition to the M.Eng. program, the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department offers a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering. This program is appropriate for students not holding a civil engineering baccalaureate degree from the University of Louisville. Consult the Graduate Catalog for degree requirements and contact information.

 

Certificate in Environmental Engineering
The Civil & Environmental Engineering Department also offers a certificate program to persons who have completed a graduate program (M.Eng., M.S., or Ph.D.) at the Speed School of Engineering to provide official recognition of course work in the field of environmental engineering. Consult the Graduate Catalog for program requirements and contact information.

 

Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering
The Civil & Environmental Engineering Department offers a program of study leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Civil Engineering. This program provides an opportunity for students to complete advanced course work and conduct independent research in areas of infrastructure, geotechnical, structures, transportation, and water resources. Persons interested in the Ph.D. program should consult the Graduate Catalog for degree requirements and contact information.

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