Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering Track

Geotechnical Engineering Track


Core Courses:

Required (2 needed)

CIVE 655 Advanced Soil Mechanics
CIVE 657 Oral Communication in Geotechnical Engineering


Designated Electives:

(choose 5 for at least 15 semester hours)

CIVE 455 Applications in Geotechnical Engineering
CIVE 458 Introduction to Geoenvironmental Engineering
CIVE 531 Groundwater Hydrology
CIVE 550 Foundation Engineering
CIVE 555 Tailings Geotechnics
CIVE 556 Slope Stability & Seepage
CIVE 558 Containment Systems for Waste Disposal
CIVE 559 Special Topics in Geotechnical Engineering
CIVE 560 Advanced Mechanics of Materials
CIVE 631 Solutions to Groundwater Problems
CIVE 638 Groundwater Quality and Contaminant Transport
CIVE 659 Advanced Special Topics in Geotechnical Engineering
ENGR 550 Numerical Methods in Science and Engineering


Open Electives:

(3 needed)

Choose from additional courses in designated electives or any course approved by Track Coordinator