Core Curriculum Requirements:

  • 3 units in a fundamental course in continuum mechanics/physics
  • 3 units in applied/engineering mechanics (solid, fluid, geo, structural, material, thermo, bio)
  • 6 units in advanced engineering mathematics/analysis
  • 3 units in computer/numerical methods (e.g., FEM/FDM/CFD)
  • Choice of additional graduate course within the CEAE department or the College of Engineering and Applied Science commensurate with the goals and interest of the students under the guidance of the Engineering Science faculty.
  • All exams (MS, PhD preliminary, comprehensive and thesis defense) will be composed and administered by the Engineering Science faculty group. The policy can be reviewed here.
  • For the MS degree, a 30 hour thesis- or course work option is available.