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Example Schedules for M.S. Candidates without an engineering degree

This example is for a student with a B.S. in Biology having no previous calculus background, who is enrolled as full-time Option I M.S. student on a provisional basis. This student could graduate in three years. The student would be able to start working on the thesis in the spring of the second year. It is possible that this student would be selected for a research assistantship in the spring of the second year.

Semester
MATH
ENGM
Other Deficiencies
Grad Classes
Hrs.
Summer #1
106, 107
10
Fall #1
208
CIVE 326, CIVE 327, Phys 211
12
Spring #1
221
223
CIVE 822
9
Summer #2
373
STAT 880
6
Fall #2
CIVE 310, CIVE 425
CIVE 823, 828
12
Spring #2
CIVE 352
CIVE 829 3-hr Elective
9
Summer #3
2 hr thesis
2
Fall #3
6 hrs electives, 2 hr thesis, ENVE 990
9
Spring #3
1 hr thesis
1 + plus complete M.S. thesis

 

The next example is for B.S. in Chemistry from UNL, has completed Math through the 3rd semester of calculus and completed calculus-based physics. The student is enrolled as full-time Option I student and could graduate in 2.5 years. He or she would be able to start working on a thesis, and possibly be granted a research assistantship, in the spring of the first year.

Semester
MATH
ENGM
Other Deficiencies
Grad Classes
Hrs.
Summer #1
221
223
6
Fall #1
373
CIVE 326
CIVE 828
9
Spring #1
CIVE 310
CIVE 829
3-hr Elective
9
Summer #2
3-hr Elective
3
Fall #2
BSEN 350, CIVE 425
3-hr Elective
9
Spring #2
CIVE 823 6-hr Electives, ENVE 990
10
Summer #3
4 hr thesis
4
Fall #3
1 hr thesis
1+ plus complete M.S. thesis

 

The last example is for a student having a B.S. in Chemistry from UNL, who has completed Math through the 3rd semester of calculus and has completed calculus-based physics. But the student is working full-time for local laboratory and taking classes on part-time basis. This student chose the non-thesis option (Option II).

Semester
MATH
ENGM
Other Deficiencies
Grad Classes
Hrs.
Summer #1
221
3
Fall #1
223
CIVE 326
6
Spring #1
373
CIVE 310
6
Fall #2
CIVE 828 3-hr Elective
6
Spring #2
CIVE 352
3
Fall #3
CIVE 425
3-hr Elective
6
Spring #3
CIVE 823, 3-hr Elective
6
Summer #4
STAT 880
3
Fall #4
6-hr Electives
6
Spring #4
CIVE 829
3
Fall #5
3-hr Elective
3
Spring #5
3-hr Elective ENVE 990
4
Summer #6
2 hr M.S. Report
2