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Rensselaer Catalog 2013-2014 [Archived Catalog]

Civil and Environmental Engineering M.S.


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This research degree is open to students with undergraduate degrees in engineering or the physical or natural sciences. In addition to the satisfactory completion of an approved set of advanced courses, candidates for this degree must complete a six-credit thesis.

This thesis must provide documentation of an independent research-related effort and be approved by the student’s faculty adviser. Listed below are recommended core courses in each of the five civil engineering areas of concentration and in Environmental Engineering. M.S. candidates typically take all the courses listed below in their chosen area of concentration.

Additional Requirements


M.S. students and Ph.D. students in Civil Engineering are required to take CIVL 6900 Civil Engineering Graduate Seminar once. Course work only M.E. students are not required to take CIVL 6900. M.S. candidates in the environmental engineering discipline are also required to take additional courses in geochemistry and/or separations processes selected in consultation with his/her adviser.

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