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California State University, Long Beach

Coursework and Examinations, Ph.D. Program

Civil Engineering Topics*

  • Construction Engineering Management (minimum of two courses)
    • CE 573: Engineering Specifications, Law and Contracts
    • CE 574: Method Analysis and Design of Construction Operations
    • CE 576: Construction Organization and Management
  • Environmental Engineering (minimum of two courses)
    • CE 565: Environmental Waste Engineering
    • CE 566: Unit Operations in Environmental Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering (minimum of two courses)
    • CE 546: Theory and Design of Foundation Structures
    • CE 547: Soil Dynamics
    • CE 740: Mathematical Modeling in Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering (minimum of two courses)
    • CE 502: Finite Element Methods II
    • CE 555: Seismic Design II
    • CE 557: Advanced Structural Analysis
  • Transportation Engineering (minimum of two courses)
    • CE 526: Pavement Engineering
    • CE 529: Traffic Engineering
    • CE 629: Traffic Operations
  • Water Resources (minimum of two courses)
    • CE 536: Urban Surface Water Management
    • CE 538: Hydraulic Engineering Design II
    • CE 630: Mathematical Modeling in Hydraulic Engineering

*CE 504, Advanced Topics in Civil Engineering, may be used as a substitute with the permission of the doctoral advisor.


Note: although every effort is made to keep this Web site up to date, you should also consult the printed catalog for official information and program requirements, which may vary depending on the year you enter(ed) the program.

Official Program Information

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