Environmental Engineering, M.S.

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Minimum Total Hours (Thesis): 30

Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 32

Program Code: M390

All elective courses are subject to the following restrictions: no more than nine credit hours of 4000G courses from CEES including required core courses may count towards the master’s degree; no 3000G courses from CEES may count toward the master’s degree; no more than twelve credit hours of 3000G and 4000G courses from all departments, including CEES, may count toward the master’s degree; and no more than nine credit hours of courses from departments outside CEES may count towards the master’s degree.

While enrolled in CEES 5980, thesis students will participate in a non- credit seminar series. At least once during their course of study, each student will make a seminar presentation related to his or her research.

Thesis Option

Required Courses
Choose a minimum of 24 elective hours 124
CEES 5980Research for Master's Thesis5-6
Total Credit Hours30

Non-Thesis Option

The Non-Thesis degree is a coursework-only degree; a Non-Thesis examination is not required.

Choose a minimum of 32 elective hours 132
Total Credit Hours32

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 30 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.