Program Structure

Below are outlines of how a typical student can move through our program. Students are required to complete 8 courses, a graduate seminar, and an externship. However, these requirements can be satisfied in a few different configurations as showcased below. As you see, there is some flexibility and we encourage students to find the solution that works best for them.

Fall Semester
Course Title Credits
EN.500.603 Academic Ethics 0
EN.560.618 Probabilistic Methods in Civil Engineering and Mechanics 3
EN.560.619 Advanced Structural Analysis 3
EN.560.604 Introduction to Solid Mechanics 3
EN.560.629 Preservation Engineering 3
EN.560.691 Civil Engineering Graduate Seminar 1

 

Winter Intersession One week externship

 

Spring Semester
Course Title Credits
EN.560.667 Topology Optimization and Design for Additive Manufacturing 3
EN.560.630 Structural Dynamics 3
EN.560.601 Applied Math for Engineers 3
EN.560.730 Finite Element Methods 3
EN.560.692 Civil Engineering Graduate Seminar 1
Fall Semester
Course Title Credits
EN.500.603 Academic Ethics 0
EN.560.619 Advanced Structural Analysis 3
EN.560.604 Introduction to Solid Mechanics 3
EN.553.630 Introduction to Statistics 3
EN.560.691 Civil Engineering Graduate Seminar 1

 

Winter Intersession One week externship

 

Spring Semester
Course Title Credits
EN.560.760 Structural Stability 3
EN.560.630 Structural Dynamics 3
EN.560.667 Topology Optimization and Design for Additive Manufacturing 3
EN.560.692 Civil Engineering Graduate Seminar 1

 

Summer Industry internship or on-campus research

 

Fall Semester
Course Title Credits
EN.560.629 Preservation Engineering 3
EN.663.654 Commericializing your Invention or Idea 1.5
EN.663.626 Improvisation for Enhanced Teamwork and Communication 1.5
EN.560.691 Civil Engineering Graduate Seminar 1
Fall Semester
Course Title Credits
EN.500.603 Academic Ethics 0
EN.560.619 Advanced Structural Analysis 3
EN.560.604 Introduction to Solid Mechanics 3
EN.560.601 Applied Math for Engineers 3
EN.553.618 Probabilistic Methods in Civil Engineering and Mechanics 3
EN.560.691 Civil Engineering Graduate Seminar 1

 

Winter Intersession One week externship

 

Spring Semester
Course Title Credits
EN.560.667 Topology Optimization and Design for Additive Manufacturing 3
EN.560.634 Structural Fire Engineering 3
EN.560.835 Graduate Research 3
EN.560.692 Civil Engineering Graduate Seminar 1

 

Summer On-campus research

 

Fall Semester
Course Title Credits
EN.560.629 Preservation Engineering 3
EN.560.835 Graduate Research 6
EN.560.691 Civil Engineering Graduate Seminar 1
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