Course Work

Course Work Requirement

Students with a Masters Degree

Fifty-four (54) hours of course work and 1 hour of seminar are required.
A 3.4 cumulative GPA must be maintained.
These hours include:

  • 18 Hours of graduate course work (may not include any 100-499 level courses)
  • 18 Hours doctoral dissertation (CEEn 799R)
  • 18 Hours of graduate course work transferred from the masters degree (500+level).

These hours may not include:

  • Any courses with D or E grades
  • Any skill requirement courses (as required by committee). These additional skills courses may include advanced math, statistics, and science (300 and above). All science courses must be outside of the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department.
  • Any course credit applied to a BS degree
  • More than 7 hours of transfer or non-degree courses from another university(Transfer and non-degree credit must be from graduate level courses and have a grade of B or better.) Approval from Graduate Coordinator is required.

Students Without a Masters Degree

Fifty-four (54) hours of course work and 1 hours of seminar are required.
A 3.4 cumulative GPA must be maintained.
These hours include:


  • 36 hours of graduate course work (may not include any 100-499 level courses)
  • 18 hours of doctoral dissertation (CEEn 799R)

These hours may not include:

  • Any courses with D or E grades
  • Any skill requirement courses (as required by committee). These additional skills courses may include advanced math, statistics, and science (300 and above). All science courses must be outside of the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department.
  • Any course credit applied to a BS degree
  • More than 7 hours of transfer or non-degree courses from another university. (Transfer and non-degree credit must be from graduate level courses and have a grade of B or better.) Approval from Graduate Coordinator is required.