Master's Degree Requirements 


1.  Structural Engineering and Mechanics 

A minimum of 30 credits consisting of 12 required credits given in list I, plus either a zero credit report, a 3-credit project or a 6-credit thesis from list II.  The remainder of the credits must be taken from list III.
I. Required Courses (12 credits):

  1. CE 5610 Analytical Methods in Civil Engineering (code H1000)
  2. CE 5717 Finite Element Methods in Engineering (code I1700)
  3. CE 5730 Structural Dynamics (code I3000)
  4. CE 5735 Applied Elasticity & Plasticity (code I3500)

II. Choose one (0 to 6 credits):

  1. CE 5797 Report   (0 credit) (code I9700)
  2. CE 5798 Project  (3 credits) (code I9800)
  3. CE 5799 Research for the Master’s Thesis (6 credits) (code I9900)

III. Electives (12 to 18 credits):

  1. CE 530* Advanced Strength of Materials (code 53000)
  2. CE 550* Advanced Reinforced Concrete (code 55000)
  3. CE 590* Foundation Engineering (code 59000)
  4. CE 5651 Pre-stressed Concrete (code H5100)
  5. CE 5652 Bridge Engineering (code H5200)
  6. CE 5653 Advanced Structural Design (code H5300)
  7. CE 5657 Condition Assessment and Rehabilitation of Structures (H57 00)
  8. CE 5690 Advanced Foundation Engineering (code H9000)
  9. CE 5719 Advanced Finite Elements (code I19 00)
  10. CE 5736 Fracture Mechanics (code I3600)
  11. CE 5738 Plates and Shells (code I3800)
  12. CE 5754 Linear and Nonlinear Analysis of Structures (code I5400)
  13. CE 5755 Stability of Structures (code I5500)
  14. CE 5756 Earthquake Engineering (code I5600)
  15. CE 5758 Structural Reliability (code I5800)
  16. CE 5791 Soil Dynamics (code I9100)
  17. CE 5792 Advanced Soil Mechanics (code I9200)
  18. ENGR 5711 Introduction to Engineering Analysis (code I1100)
  19. ENGR 5714 Applied Partial Differential Equations (code I1400)
  20. ENGR 5720 Random Processes in Engineering Mechanics (code I2000)
  21. ENGR 5752 Behavior of Inelastic Bodies and Structures (code I5200)
  22. ENGR 5764 Wave Propagation in Fluids and Solids (code I6400)
  23. ENGR 5840 Perturbation Techniques (code J4000)
  24. ENGR 5850 Theory of Elasticity (code J5000)
  25. ME 5642 Continuum Mechanics (code G4200)
     

NOTES:
1. Any Deviations from the above list must be pre-approved in writing by the Structures Graduate Committee.

2. A maximum transfer of 6 credits from list III is allowed subject to the approval of the Graduate Advisor and the Dean. Transfer credits should not have been used toward a degree and should have been taken before the student enrolled at CCNY.

3. All Graduate students are expected to be proficient in computer usage and programming. Those who are not adequately prepared must take CE 335 or CSC 301 for no credit.

4. To enroll in the 3-credit project, CE5798, the student must have completed at least 12 credits from the approved list and must have a GPA of 3.25 or higher.  The student must select a mentor before he/she is allowed to register. A formal report reviewed by at least 2 full-time faculty members is required.

5. To enroll in the 6-credit thesis, CE 5799, the student must have completed at least 12 credits from the approved list and must have a GPA of 3.40 or higher.  The student must select a mentor before he/she is allowed to register. A formal report and a presentation to the whole CE Department are required.

6. 500 level courses are available for both graduate and undergraduate students. Graduate students can take only up to two (2) such courses for credit and only if they score a B or better.



2.  Environmental Engineering and Water Resources

A minimum of 30 credits consisting of 12 required credits given in list I, plus either a zero credit report, a 3-credit project or a 6-credit thesis from list II. The remainder of the credits must be taken from list III. 

I. Required Courses (12 credits): 
1. CE 5512 Mathematical Methods in Civil Engineering (code G1200)
2. CE 5661 Advanced Hydraulics (code H6100)
3. CE 5663 Groundwater Hydrology and Contamination (code H6300)
4. CE 5675 Unit Operations in Environmental Engineering (code H7500)

II. Choose one (0 to 6 credits): 
1. CE 5797 Report (0 Credit) (code I9700)
2. CE 5798 Project (3 credits) (code I9800)
3. CE 5799 Research for the Masterís Thesis (6 credits) (code I9901)

III. Electives (12 to 18 credits):

CE 561*Environmental Water Resources (code 56100) 
CE 571*Water Quality Analysis (code 57100) 
CE 5662 Engineering Hydrology (code G6200) 
CE 5665 Statistical Methods in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering (code G6500) 
CE 5671 Environmental Law (code G7100) 
CE 5676 Unit Processes in Environmental Engineering (code G7600) 
CE 5677 Biological Systems in Environmental Engineering (code G7700) 
CE 5683 Air Pollution and Control (code G8300) 
CE 5684 Solid Waste Management (code G8400) 
CE 5700 Seminars (code I0000) 
CE 5761 Applied Hydraulics in Civil Engineering (code I6100) 
CE 5762 Flow Through Porous Media (code I6200) 
CE 5763 Water Resources Modeling (code I6300) 
CE 5770 Wastewater Treatment Plant Design (code I7000) 
CE 5774 Industrial Wastewater Treatment (code 7400) 
CE 5784 Aquatic Systems Analysis (code I8400) 
NOTES: 

Any Deviations from this list must be pre-approved in writing by the WR-EE Graduate Committee. 

* 500 level courses are available for both graduate and undergraduate students. Graduate students can take only up to two (2) graduate courses for credit and only if they score a B or better.



3.  Transportation Engineering 

A minimum of 30 credits, consisting of 15 required credits from list 1, either a zero credit report or a 3-credit project from list II, and the remaining credits from list III. 

I. Required Courses (15 credits): 

1. CE 5512 Mathematical Methods in Civil Engineering (code G1200)
2. CE 5602 Transportation Economics (code H0200)
3. CE 5722 Transportation Asset Management (code I2200)
4. CE 5724 Analytical Techniques in Transportation (code I2400)
5. CE 5726 Urban Transportation Planning (code I2600) 

II. Choose one (0 to 3 credits): 

1. CE 5797 Report (0 credit) (code I9700)
2. CE 5798 Project (3 credits) (code I9800) 

III. Electives (12 to 15 credits) 

CE 506* Geographic Information Systems (code 50600)
CE 520* Traffic Engineering (code 52000)
CE 525* Geometric design (code 52500)
CE 526* Rail System Design (code (52600)
CE 541* Highway and Airport Construction (code 54100)
CE 5621 Flexible and Rigid Pavements (code H2100)
CE 5624 Airport Design and Planning (code H24000)
CE 5645 Urban Public Transportation (code H4500)
CE 5646 Environmental Issues in Transportation (code H4600)
CE 5652 Bridge Engineering (code H5200)
CE 5720 Travel Demand Forecasting (code I2000)
CE 5727 Transportation Policy (code I2700)
CE 5728 Transit Systems: Planning and Operations (code I2800)
CE 5729 Transportation Project Evaluation (code I2900)
CE 5740 Traffic Control (code I4000)
CE 5741 Intelligent Transportation Systems (code I4100)
CE 5745 Advanced Transportation Planning (code I4500)
CE 5747 Planning and Design of Passenger Terminals (code I4700) 

NOTES: 

* 500 Level courses are available to Graduate and Undergraduate Students. Graduate Students can receive graduate credit for at most two 500 level courses and only if they receive a B or better. 

Any Deviations from this list must be pre-approved by a transportation advisor. 

All Graduate students in transportation are expected to have knowledge in computer usage and programming, probability and statistics, calculus, and economics. Those who have not had at least one course in each of these topics must take an equivalent course for no graduate credit.