By selecting technical electives, students may focus on one of several areas of concentration or prepare for future endeavors such as architecture. Some typical concentrations are below:

  • Construction engineering and management: Capital facility planning and financing, strategic management, managing engineering and construction processes, construction industry law, construction techniques, managing civil infrastructure systems, civil engineering and construction entrepreneurship

  • Engineering Mechanics: The science that deals with the behavior of solids and fluids when subjected to loads, displacements or a range of other boundary conditions.

  • Environmental engineering and water resources: Transport of water-borne substances, hydrology, sediment transport, hydrogeology, and geoenvironmental design of containment systems
  • Forensic (Structural) Engineering: Investigation and determination of the causes of structural failures of buildings, bridges and other constructed facilities
  • Geotechnical engineering: Soil Mechanics, Foundation Engineering, Earth Retaining Structures, Slopes, and Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

  • Structural engineering: Applications to steel and concrete buildings, bridges, and other structures


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