The graduate program in Water Resources Engineering at San Jose State University offers students the opportunity to study advanced topics in hydrology and hydraulics. A minimum of 15 units of Water Resources Engineering coursework is required.
COURSES IN THE WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING AREA*:
The curriculum for the MS – Civil Engineering requires completion of 30 semester hours of approved study, with a minimum of 15 units earned in 200-level civil engineering courses. Either Plan A (with thesis) or Plan B (without thesis) may be selected. Minimum requirements for each are:
PLAN A:30 semester units, Major Civil Engineering Area (15-18 units), Individual Research (3 units), Thesis (3 units), Electives (6-9 units).
PLAN B:30 semester units, Major Civil Engineering Area (15-18 units), Approved Minor Area (6-9 units), Electives (6-9 units).
SELECTING A MINOR AND ELECTIVES:
Acceptable areas for minor and electives are chosen in consultation with an advisor. Approved courses may include graduate courses and upper division elective courses in the civil engineering department.
Note: Minor is in civil engineering and CE electives can be taken in civil engineering and other departments from an approved list.
FULFILLING THE ENGLISH WRITING REQUIREMENT:
The university requirement for a final master’s degree examination may be satisfied by a comprehensive examination or an independent study project (a minimum of 2 units of CE 298) with an oral examination. Details of these requirements may be obtained from the department. All students must demonstrate competency in written English. Competency in written English can be fulfilled by passing the WST with a waiver score or by completing one of the following courses: CE 224, CE 225, CE 233, CE 237, CE 240, CE 245, CE 250, CE 267 and CE 279.
STUDENTS WITHOUT A B.S IN CIVIL ENGINEERING:
Students not having a Baccalaureate Degree in Civil Engineering must satisfy the undergraduate equivalents of Chem 1A, Math 30, 31, 32 and 133A, Physics 70 and 71, CE 99, ME 111, CE112, CE 008, CE 130, CE 140, CE 150, CE 170, CE 190 and CE 192; and any additional courses deemed necessary by the student's advisor.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Contact the Civil Engineering Department or the respective course advior for more information about this graduate program.
Water Resource Engineering Engineering Advisor:
Dr. Juneseok Lee, P.E. (408) 924-3854 Juneseok.Lee[at]sjsu[dot]edu
Charles W. Davidson
College of Engineering
College of Engineering
San José State University
One Washington Square,
San José, CA 95192-0080