Jun 10, 2023  
University Catalog 2012-2013 
University Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Civil Engineering, M.S.

The Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering at Cal State L.A. is structured to prepare students for advancement in employment with opportunities in design, research, and development, as well as for further study at the doctoral level. Classes are offered year-round on the quarter system to accommodate the needs of working professionals.

Requirements for the Degree (45 units)

A total of 45 units are required, with at least 24 in 500-level courses. A thesis or comprehensive examination is required.

The advice and approval of a civil engineering graduate adviser must be obtained before enrolling in any course.

Electives in Civil Engineering (0–17 units)

Select from 400- and 500-level courses.

Electives in Related Fields (4–21 units)

Select a minimum of 4 units, other than in civil engineering, related to this program. MATH 402A  (4 units) must be included in these electives unless already completed.

Comprehensive Examination or Thesis (0, 4 units)

Students who select the comprehensive examination (CE 596) should expect to take it the quarter they complete all courses work on their program, and must comply with college and departmental requirements.