CSU GEOENGINEERING

Courses

Graduate study in geoenvironmental & geotechnical engineering combines the study of geotechnical engineering with groundwater engineering, environmental engineering, geological sciences, soil science, chemistry, biology, chemical engineering, mathematics, statistics, and structural mechanics. The curricumlum for graduate study in geoenvironmental & geotechnical engineering is necessarily flexible to allow students to study a wide range of relevant subjects. The curriculum is tailored to the student's desires and needs based on their thesis or dissertation research. This flexibility in curriculum makes graduate study in geoenvironmental & geotechnical engineering particularly attractive for students who desire a more broad-based background to support their career objectives.

RECOMMENDED COURSES FOR A FOCUS IN GEOENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

  • CIVE 558 – Containment Systems for Waste Disposal
  • CIVE 658 – Remediation & Subsurface Containment

RECOMMENDED COURSES FOR A FOCUS IN GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING

  • CIVE 455 – Applications in Geotechnical Engineering

  • CIVE 550 – Foundation Engineering

  • CIVE 553 – Slope Stability and Retaining Structures

  • CIVE 556 – Seepage and Earth Dams

  • CIVE 654 – Experimental Soil Mechanics

  • CIVE 655 – Advanced Soil Mechanics

  • CIVE 559 – Special Topics in Geoengineering (recent offerings include: Waste Behavior and Mechanics, Expansive Soils, Unsaturated Soil Mechanics, Soil-Structure Interaction, & Mining Geotechnics)

OTHER COMMON CEE COURSES

  • CIVE 423 – Groundwater Engineering
  • CIVE 439 – Environmental Engineering Chemical Concepts
  • CIVE 531 – Groundwater Hydrology
  • CIVE 532 – Wells and Pumps
  • CIVE 538 – Aqueous Chemistry
  • CIVE 539 – Water & Wastewater Analysis
  • CIVE 540 – Advanced Biological Wastewater Processing
  • CIVE 541 – Environmental Unit Operations-Treatment-Design
  • CIVE 542 – Water Quality Modeling
  • CIVE 580A5 – Environmental Organic Chemistry
  • CIVE 568 – Finite Element Methods
  • CIVE 638 – Groundwater Quality and Contaminant Transport
  • CIVE 716 – Erosion and Sedimentation

OTHER COMMON COURSES

  • CBE 524 – Bioremediation
  • GEOL 442 – Applied Geophysics
  • GEOL 446 – Environmental Geology
  • GEOL 452 – Hydrogeology
  • GEOL 454 – Geomorphology
  • GEOL 551 – Groundwater Modeling
  • GEOL 552 – Advanced Topics in Hydrogeology
  • SOCR 455 – Soil Microbiology
  • SOCR 467 – Soil and Environmental Chemistry
  • SOCR 470 – Soil Physics
  • SOCR 490 – HYDRUS-1D Workshop
  • SOCR 560 – Chemical Equilibria in Soil
  • SOCR 564 – Soil Chemical Analysis
  • SOCR 567 – Environmental Soil Chemistry
  • STAT 511 – Design/Data Analysis for Researchers
  • STAT 512 – Design/Data Analysis for Researchers