Master of Science in Civil Engineering
Structural Engineering is a Civil Engineering discipline which emphasizes analytical and experimental studies of the behavior of structures (e.g., buildings, bridges, and dams) under service loads (e.g., traffic) and environmental loads (e.g., wind and earthquake).
Emphasis is placed on response predictions or computations for these structures and their constituent materials (e.g., steel, reinforced concrete, and composites). Graduates of the program learn the nature of these loadings, both static and dynamic, with implications being drawn for design.
A variety of career opportunities exist, but primarily in the areas of:
- Construction Design
- Building Maintenance
- Project Management
- Environmental Engineering
- Project Planning
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