Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering Concentration

Students without an undergraduate degree in NAME

Students without an undergraduate degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering will be required to take an additional 11 credit hours of undergraduate NAME courses. Students will take NAME 2151 or NAME 2160 and select two 3000 level classes from the table below with the assistance of the graduate coordinator and approved by the school chair.

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NON-ENGINEERING COURSES
Courses for MS applicants without an undergraduate degree in Engineering:
MATH  2111
2112
CALCULUS WITH ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY 10 CR
MATH 2115 CALCULUS OF SEVERAL VARIABLES 3 CR
MATH 2221 ELEMENTARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 3 CR
PHYS  1061
1063
PHYSICS FOR SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING and PHYSICS LAB 4 CR
PHYS 1062
1065
PHYSICS FOR SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING and PHYSICS LAB 4 CR
FOUNDATION ELECTIVES
Courses for MS applicants without an undergraduate degree in Engineering:
NAME 2160 FORM CALCULATIONS AND STABILITY 3 CR
In addition, with the approval of the student's advisor, students must take two of the following four courses:  
NAME 3120 SHIP HULL STRENGTH 4 CR
NAME 3130 MARINE ENGINEERING I (POWER SYSTEMS) 4 CR
NAME 3150 SHIP RESISTANCE AND PROPULSION 4 CR
NAME 3160 OFFSHORE STRUCTURES AND SHIP DYNAMICS 4 CR

Degree Options

Thesis Option
Requires 30 credit hours, out of which no less than 15 credit hours have to be taken at the 6000 level and out of which 6 credit hours are reserved for thesis work

Course Work Option
Requires 33 hours, out of which at least 18 credit hours are to be taken at the 6000 level

Students of Naval Architecture will choose at least 18 hours of engineering courses. The School of NAME offers the following graduate level courses:
Courses Credits
NAME 4120 Ship and Offshore Structures II 3 CR
NAME 4121 Analysis and Design of Floating Offshore Structures 3 CR
NAME 4122 Introduction to Marine Composites 4 CR
NAME 4130 Marine Engineering II 3 CR
NAME 4131 Reliability, Availability and Maintenance of Engineering Systems 3 CR
NAME 4132 Management of Ship Life-Cycle 3 CR
NAME 4133 Ship Production 3 CR
NAME 4141 Curved Surface Design 3 CR
NAME 4151 Small Craft Design 4 CR
NAME 4160 Ship Hydrodynamics II 3 CR
NAME 4162 Ship and Offshore Platform Dynamics II 3 CR
NAME 4177 Advanced Marine Vehicle Design 3 CR
NAME 6080 Systems Engineering 3 CR
NAME 6121 Marine Structural Vibration 3 CR
NAME 6125 Advanced Offshore Engineering 3 CR
NAME 6145 Parametric Hull Modeling and Shape Optimization 3 CR
NAME 6160 Numerical Methods in Hydrodynamics 3 CR
NAME 6164 Advanced Ship / Offshore Platform Motions 3 CR
NAME 6166 Probabilistic Ship / Offshore Platform Dynamics 3 CR
NAME 6168 High Speed Hydrodynamics 3 CR
NAME 6175 Design of Fixed Offshore Structures 3 CR

Additional graduate courses are offered as special topics depending upon the interest of the faculty and students. For example, Human Factors Engineering has been taught during the last several semesters.

Students can also take courses in other departments in the College of Engineering (e.g., courses on viscous flows, turbulence, Computational Fluid Dynamics, structural dynamics, Finite Elements Methods, materials, engineering management, etc.) or related mathematics and science courses.