UConn Master of Engineering: Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering Plan of Study

 

The PE program offers a Master of Engineering (MENG) degree program in 2 areas of concentration: Structural Engineering and Transportation Engineering. Master of Engineering students must complete:

 

MENG Core Courses (12 credits)

  • ENGR 5311 – Professional Communication and Information Management
  • ENGR 5312 – Engineering Project Planning and Management
  • ENGR 5314 – Advanced Engineering Mathematics
  • ENGR 5315 - MENG Capstone Project – Students are encouraged to work on a company-sponsored project

 

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING (18 credits)

Concentration Core Courses (choose 3 of the following)

  • CE 5122 – Advanced Mechanics of Materials 
  • CE 5164 – Finite Element Methods in Applied Mechanics I 
  • CE 5610 – Advanced Reinforced Concrete Structures (or)
  • CE 5620 – Advanced Steel Structures

Structural Engineering Elective Courses (9 credits): must take at least one course

  • CE 5126 – Structural Reliability
  • CE 5128 – Elastic Stability
  • CE 5150 –Structural Vibrations
  • CE 5151 –Experimental Structural Dynamics
  • CE 5163 –Fracture Mechanics
  • CE 5166 –Finite Element Methods in Applied Mechanics II
  • CE 5380 – Bridge Structures
  • CE 5610 – Advanced Reinforced Concrete Structures (if not taken as a core course)
  • CE 5620 – Advanced Steel Structures (if not taken as a core course)
  • CE 5640 – Prestressed Concrete

 

TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING (18 credits)

Concentration Core Courses (choose 3 of the following)

  • CE 5720 – Street and Highway Design
  • CE 5730 – Transportation Planning
  • CE 5740 – Traffic Engineering Characteristics 
  • CE 5750 – Pavement Design

Elective Courses – (9 Credits) 

  • CE 5125 - Reliability for Engineers
  • CE 5128 – Elastic Stability
  • CE 5150 – Structural Vibrations
  • CE 5151 – Experimental Structural Dynamics
  • CE 5163 – Fracture Mechanics
  • CE 5166 – Finite Element Methods in Applied Mechanics II
  • CE 5380 – Bridge Structures
  • CE 5610 – Advanced Reinforced Concrete Structures (if not taken as a core course)
  • CE 5620 – Advanced Steel Structures (if not taken as a core course)
  • CE 5640 – Prestressed Concrete Structures
  • CE 5725 - Transportation Safety
  • CE 5735 - Public Transportation Systems

Your Plan of Study is determined by your catalog year. Please use your Advisement Report or Academic Requirements Report in StudentAdmin to determine your catalog year.

Application Deadlines

Summer Semester: April 21st

Fall Semester: July 21st

Spring Semester: December 9th