Geotechnical Engineering, Certificate
This certificate program provides practicing professionals an opportunity to expand their knowledge base in geotechnical engineering. It is designed for people who cannot make the full time commitment to the graduate degree program but would like to receive recognition of their continued effort in the area of study or would like to cumulate credit hours toward their ultimate graduate degree goal.
This certificate is designed primarily for students with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field.
Program of Study
Civil Engineering students may earn a Geotechnical Engineering Certificate by completing a total of 15 credit hours.
|Select at least three of the following courses:||9|
|Advanced Soil Mechanics|
|Foundation Engineering I|
|Foundation Engineering II|
|Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering|
|Four of the following workshop courses may be taken and substituted for two of the courses above:||6|
Load and Resistance Factor Design of Foundations and Geotechnical Features
Ground Improvement Methods
Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls and Reinforced Soil
Students interested in these workshop courses should contact the Department of Civil Engineering.