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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management

Graduate Programs

Graduate Certificate in Waste Engineering and Management

Not accepting new students as of Fall 2012.

This 24-unit program is conducted in cooperation with local engineering consulting firms and government agencies and could accommodate an internship of three units through directed study (CE 697). This certificate may be taken (1) by a graduate as a matriculated student, (2) admitted to a CSULB graduate degree program, or admitted as an unclassified graduate student.

A grade of "C" or better must be obtained in all courses applied to the certificate, with an overall G.P.A. of 3.0. Courses taken on Credit/No Credit or Audit basis will not apply to the certificate. Graduate students taking courses in this program are reminded that grades received will be included in calculations of the M.S. requirement.


1. Completion of an accredited baccalaureate degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline, with appropriate prerequisites to be met.

2. Take both of the following courses:

  • CE 543 Waste Management & Landfill Engr (3)
    Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.
  • PPA 590 Topics in Public Policy & Administration (3)
    Prerequisites: None.

Take a minimum of 9 units (electives) from the following:

  • C E 504, 562, 563, 564, 566, 567; CH E 555, and 585.

Normally, at least one of these courses should be from non‑Civil Engineering offerings.

3. Fulfillment of the Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR).

4. Filing of a program application card with Admissions and Records, and filing for the certificate at least one semester prior to completion.

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