Basic Program of Study

The basic program of study contains a minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate-level course work, all taught via IITS, and is designed to attract engineers from ALDOT to pursue a Master's Degree in Civil Engineering.

Admission Requirement

  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Received a bachelor's degree from an engineering accredited program
  • 1 year work experience in civil engineering and passed the FE
  • Conditional admission may be granted. To continue graduate study, a student admitted conditionally is required to maintain at least a B average in the first 12 semester hours of graduate coursework and to remove any other conditions imposed at the time of initial enrollment.

List of Courses

Transportation Area

  • Traffic Flow Theory (CE 659)
  • Urban Transportation Planning (CE 520)
  • Advanced Traffic Engineering Design (CE 622)
  • Pavement Design (CE 659)

Structural Area

  • Advanced Concrete Design (CE 683)
  • Bridge Design (CE 587)
  • Wood Design (CE 659)
  • Advanced Geotechnical Engineering (CE 662)

Environmental Engineering

  • Sustainability Design (CE 658)
  • Environmental Impact Analysis (CE 650)
  • Advanced Hydrology (CE 657)
  • Open Channel Hydrology (CE 541)
  • Groundwater Engineering (CE 653)

Required Courses

  • Minor:
    • Statistics (ISE 690)
    • Design of Experiments (ISE 526)
  • Research Project:
    • Master's project (CE 697)

Transferred Courses

Transfer courses must be approved by the student's department and the Graduate Dean.


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