See the graduate catalog.
Dissertation / Thesis Requirements:
See the attached file for required formats for Doctoral Dissertations and Master's Theses. (all files are .docx)
Civil Engineering doctoral students take two qualifying exams:
- Math qualifier. You must take and pass this with a grade of 70% within two tries to remain in the program. You should try it in your first term or year in the doctoral program. You must complete this before taking dissertation credit (CIVE 7990). See the instructions and sample.
- Departmental qualifier. (also called discipline specific qualifier). You must take and pass this with a grade of 70% to remain in the program. Talk to your doctoral advisor to arrange an offering of the departmental qualifier for you.