Department of

Civil and Environmental Engineering



Courses Offered

Core Curriculum

The core curriculum provides students with a comprehensive foundation in water-resources topics including hydrology, hydraulics, and river mechanics. Students who have previously completed equivalent classes may substitute additional water resources or technical electives in their place.

C E 462 - Open Channel Hydraulics
C E 555 - Groundwater Hydrology
C E 561 - Fundamentals of Surface Hydrology
C E 567 - River Engineering
C E 590 - Colloquium

Water Resources Electives

Water Resources electives allow students to develop additional expertise in their areas of specialization.

C E 551 - Random Processes in Hydrologic Systems
C E 552 - Coastal and Nearshore Processes
C E 556 - Tracer and Contaminant Transport in Groundwater
C E 566 - Uncertainty and Reliability in Civil Engineering
C E 580 - Hydrodynamic Mixing Processes
C E 597 - Advanced Fluid Mechanics
C E 597 - Systems Optimization using Evolutionary Algorithms

Technical Electives

Technical electives, an incomplete list of which follows, allow students to develop breadth by obtaining expertise in related fields outside the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Students interested in satisfying their technical elective requirements with classes not listed below should discuss this option with their academic advisors. For information on the content and scheduling of the classes listed below, please visit the web pages of the individual departments.