Degree Requirements: Geoengineering

The upper-division program in Geoengineering includes coursework in civil engineering, geoengineering, and earth sciences.

Geoengineering Core

  • CEGE 3101 — Computer Applications I (3.0 cr)
  • CEGE 3102 — Uncertainty and Decision Analysis (3.0 cr)
  • CEGE 3103 — Engineering Ethics and Professional Practice (1.0 cr)
  • CEGE 3301 — Soil Mechanics I (3.0 cr)
  • CEGE 3501 — Introduction to Environmental Engineering (3.0 cr)
  • CEGE 3502 — Fluid Mechanics (4.0 cr)
  • CEGE 4101W — Project Management and Engineering Economics [WI] (3.0 cr)
  • CEGE 4104W — Capstone Design for Geoengineering [WI] (4.0 cr)
  • CEGE 4121 — Computer Applications II (3.0 cr)
  • CEGE 4311 — Rock Mechanics (4.0 cr)
  • CEGE 4351 — Groundwater Mechanics (3.0 cr)
  • ESCI 2201 — Solid Earth Dynamics (4.0 cr)
  • ESCI 2301 — Mineralogy (3.0 cr)
  • ESCI 3891 — Field Methods (2.0 cr)
  • ESCI 4501 — Structural Geology (3.0 cr)
  • ESCI 3911 — Introductory Field Geology (4.0 cr) or ESCI 4971W — Field Hydrogeology (4.0 cr)
  • MATH 2373 — CSE Linear Algebra and Differential Equations (4.0 cr)
  • AEM 2012 — Dynamics (3.0 cr)
  • AEM 3031 — Deformable Body Mechanics (3.0 cr)

Technical Electives

The BGeoE program requires a minimum of 15 credits of electives. As part of the elective requirements for geoengineering, students must take an elective to satisfy the Earth Sciences Core, a minimum of 3 credits from Earth Science 4xxx or higher to satisfy the Earth Science Technical Electives, and a minimum of 1 course from the Geoengineering Technical Electives. Including these categories, the program requires a minimum of 15 credits of electives. See the list of acceptable courses in the current University catalog.