Course Requirements

Four courses are required to complete the certificate, two of which are mandatory. Students select the remaining two courses from the list of additional accepted courses.

Mandatory Courses:

  • CE 761 Matrix Analysis of Framed Structures
  • CE 861 Finite Element Methods for Solid Mechanics

Additional Courses Satisfying Certificate Requirements:

  • CE 704 Dynamics and Vibrations
  • CE 710 Structural Mechanics
  • CE 800 Theory of Elasticity
  • CE 801 Energy Methods
  • CE 810 Theory of Elastic Stability
  • CE 864 Seismic Performance of Structures
  • CE 869 Plates and Shells

The minimum grade for any course to be applied toward the certificate is a grade of B.  No credits may be transferred from another institution for this certificate.


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