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Electives Any elective not listed below will need to be discussed with and approved by the Graduate Program Coordinator.

Mechanical Engineering

  • MECE 6331 Advanced Thermodynamics 1-Classical
  • MECE 6333 Conduction and Radiation
  • MECE 6334 Convection Heat Transfer
  • MECE 6335 Heat Transfer with Phase-Change
  • MECE 6341 Viscous Flow Theory
  • MECE 6343 Boundary Layers
  • MECE 6344 Turbulent Flows
  • MECE 6345 Hydrodynamic Stability
  • MECE 6346 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
  • MECE 6353 Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • MECE 6361 Mechanical Behavior of Materials
  • MECE 6362 Advanced Dynamics
  • MECE 6363 Physical Metallurgy
  • MECE 6364 Solidification and Heat Treatment
  • MECE 6365 Stress Waves in Continuous Media
  • MECE 6377 Continuum Mechanics I

Petroleum Engineering

  • PETR 6351 Introduction to Petroleum Engineering
  • PETR 6362 Reservoir Engineering I
  • PETR 6302 Reservoir Engineering II
  • PETR 6368 Well Drilling & Completion I
  • PETR 6316 Well Drilling & Completion II: Well Logging
  • PETR 6328 Petroleum Fluid Properties and Phase Equilibria
  • PETR 6312 Well Logging: Evaluation of Petroleum Formations
  • PETR 6372 Petroleum Production Operations
  • PETR 6304 Core Analysis: Evaluation of Petroleum Formations
  • PETR 6314 Pressure Transient Testing
  • PETR 6320 Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • PETR 6325 Integrated Reservoir Characterization
  • PETR 6326 Applied Reservoir Simulation
  • PETR 6330 Fundamentals of Hydraulic Fracturing
  • PETR 6332 Reserves Estimation I: Deterministic
  • PETR 6334 Reserves Estimation II: Probabilistic
  • PETR 6350 Natural Gas Engineering

Civil Engineering

  • CIVE 6319 High Performance Materials
  • CIVE 6320 Constitutive Modeling of Materials
  • CIVE 6321 Experimental Soil Mechanics
  • CIVE 6322 Storm Water Management
  • CIVE 6323 Advanced Foundation Design
  • CIVE 6330 Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites for Structures
  • CIVE 6331 Hydraulics of Open Channel Flow
  • CIVE 6335 Advanced Concrete Design
  • CIVE 6337 Matrix Analysis of Structures
  • CIVE 6338 Advanced Steel Design
  • CIVE 6341 Bridge Design
  • CIVE 6349 Structural Reliability
  • CIVE 6350 Advanced Mechanics of Materials
  • CIVE 6353 Behavior and Design of Prestressed Concrete
  • CIVE 6355 Introduction to Dynamics of Structures
  • CIVE 6361 Engineering Hydrology
  • CIVE 6362 Water Quality Engineering
  • CIVE 6363 Evaluation of Water Quality in Natural Waters
  • CIVE 6370 Environmental Fluid Mechanics
  • CIVE 6371 River Mechanics and Sediment Transport
  • CIVE 6372 Hydrodynamics of Offshore Structures
  • CIVE 6377 Environmental Chemistry
  • CIVE 6378 Principles of Environmental Modeling
  • CIVE 6379 Stochastic Hydrology
  • CIVE 6380 Introduction to Geomatics and Geosensing
  • CIVE 6381 Biological Processes for Wastewater Treatment
  • CIVE 6382 LiDAR Systems and Applications
  • CIVE 6383 Advanced Planning and Design of Water Resource Systems
  • CIVE 6384 Satellite Altimetry and Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar
  • CIVE 6385 Stability of Structures
  • CIVE 6386 Survey Measurements and Analysis
  • CIVE 6387 Physicochemical Treatment Processes
  • CIVE 6388 Solid and Hazardous Waste Treatment Processes
  • CIVE 6390 Municipal Drinking Water Treatment
  • CIVE 6391 Environmental Engineering Microbiology
  • CIVE 6392 Mass Transfer in Environmental Systems
  • CIVE 6393 Geostatistics

Chemical Engineering

  • CHEE 6300 Physics and Chemistry of Engineering Materials
  • CHEE 6319 Introduction to Nanotechnology
  • CHEE 6320 Introduction Nanomaterials Engineering
  • CHEE 6321 Nano Design & Fabrication
  • CHEE 6322 Topics in Colloid and Interfacial Science
  • CHEE 6323 Fundamentals of Tissue Engineering
  • CHEE 6327 Experimental Methods in Chemical Engineering
  • CHEE 6333 Transport Processes
  • CHEE 6335 Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics
  • CHEE 6337 Advanced Reactor Engineering
  • CHEE 6360 Biomolecular Engr. Fundamentals
  • CHEE 6365 Fundamentals of Catalysis
  • CHEE 6367 Advanced Process Control
  • CHEE 6371 Pollution Control Engineering
  • CHEE 6373 Environmental Remediation
  • CHEE 6375 Chemical Processing for Microelectronics
  • CHEE 6377 Introduction to Polymer Science
  • CHEE 6384 Petrochemical Processes
  • CHEE 6386 Air-Pollution Problems and Control
  • CHEE 6388 Catalytic Processes
  • CHEE 6390 Energy and the Environment
  • CHEE 6391 Transport Phenomena in Physiological Systems
  • CHEE 6393 Cellular and Biological Transport Phenomena

Industrial Engineering

  • INDE 6321 System Safety Engineering
  • INDE 6370 Digital Simulation
  • INDE 6383 Engineering Design and Prototyping

Biomedical Engineering

  • BIOE 6341 Advanced Biofluid Dynamics
  • BIOE 6342 Biomedical Signal Processing
  • BIOE 6397 Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering
  • BIOE 6397 Mass Transport for Bio Systems

Mathematics

  • MATH 6308 Advanced Linear Algebra I
  • MATH 6376 Numerical Linear Algebra
  • MATH 6326 Partial Differential Equations
  • MATH 6374 Numerical Partial Differential Equations
  • MATH 6352 Complex Analysis and Geometry
  • MATH 6366 Optimization and Variational Methods
  • MATH 6382 Probability Models and Mathematical Statistics
  • MATH 6386 Computational Statistics

Physics

  • PHYS 6309 - Advanced Mechanics I
  • PHYS 6315 - Quantum Mechanics I
  • PHYS 6350 - Computational Physics

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

  • GEOL 6337 Atmospheric Physics
  • GEOL 6336 Boundary Layer & Turbulence
  • GEOL 6330 Dynamic Meteorology
  • GEOL 6397 Mesoscale Meteorology
  • GEOL 6332 Air Pollution Meteorology
  • GEOL 6325 Remote Sensing
  • GEOL 6335 Atmospheric Numerical Modeling
  • GEOL 6329 Atmospheric Instrumentation & Measurements
  • GEOL 6328 Atmospheric Data Analysis & Statistics
  • GEOL 6339 Igneous Petrology
  • GEOL 6340 Metamorphic Petrology
  • GEOL 6341 Geochemistry I
  • GEOL 6374 Radiogenic Isotope Geochemistry
  • GEOL 6386 Igneous Petrogenesis and Plate Tectonic
  • GEOL 6366 Hydrogeology
  • GEOL 6376 Adv Tect and Sedimentation
  • GEOL 6349 Geodynamics
  • GEOL 6350 Advanced Structural Geology
  • GEOL 6378 Basin Analysis for Petroleum Exploration
  • GEOL 6347 Sandstone Petrography
  • GEOL 6372 Intro to Petroleum Geochemistry
  • GEOL 6381 Petroleum Geology
  • GEOL 6388 Geospatial Analysis and Applications

Chemistry

  • CHEM 6322 Statistical Thermodynamics
  • CHEM 6377 Solid State Chemistry

Please consider when choosing electives:

  • Students are responsible for ensuring that they meet all course pre-requisites prior to enrollment. Failure to meet course requirements may result in students being dropped from courses without a refund.
  • Courses taken outside the College of Technology may require assistance registering. Please contact the department offering the course for permission to enroll.
  • Please contact your Graduate Advisor if you have additional questions.