To provide graduate learning opportunities in civil engineering for acquiring the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for practice and life-long professional development; to contribute to the expansion of knowledge of civil engineering through research programs; and to provide professional and community service to the state, the nation, and the world.
- Provide the depth and breadth in civil engineering topics necessary for civil engineering practice and development.
- Provide graduate education in specialized civil engineering areas.
- Contribute to the discovery of new knowledge and methods that enhance the theory and practice of civil engineering; and engage in meaningful service activities.
- Provide an environment that promotes professional development, growth of the intellect, character, and spirit of students, faculty, and staff.
The students are required to select three courses among the list of core courses. The three courses must be approved by the Department prior to the selection. The remaining courses may be chosen from the list of electives or from the other core courses with the approval of the student’s adviser.