M.S. in Transportation Program Curriculum Sequence


All students are required to earn 30 credit hours of coursework. The thesis track requires 30 credits, including thesis seminar (TRSP 799), with 18 core courses and 12 credits in electives. The non-thesis track requires 30 credits, including 15 credits in core courses and 15 credits in electives, as well as passing the Department's comprehensive examination.

Core Program - required of all students

Course # Course Credits
TRSP.601 Introduction to Urban Transportation 3
TRSP.602 Economics of Transportation 3
TRSP.603 Quantitative Methods in Transportation 3
TRSP.615 Traffic and Highway Engineering 3
TRSP.620 Transportation System Evaluation 3
TRSP.788/789 Supervised Research 3
TRSP.799 Thesis Seminar (Thesis option only) 3

Electives -Thesis Students must select 12 credits and non-thesis students must select 15 credits.

Course # Course Credits
TRSP.513/514 (Advanced) Transportation Internship 3
TRSP.604 Operations Research Applications in Transportation 3
TRSP.605 Land Use and Transportation Planning 3
TRSP.606 Urban Public Transportation Systems 3
TRSP.607 Freight Transportation Systems and Logistics 3
TRSP.608 Advanced Logistics and Supply Chain Management 3
TRSP.610 Management of Transportation Systems 3
TRSP.611 Labor Relations in Transportation 3
TRSP.612* Special Problems in Transportation 3
TRSP.613 Air Quality Planning 3
TRSP.614 Air and Sea Port Management 3
TRSP.615 Traffic & Highway Systems Design & Analysis 3
TRSP.616 Microcomputer Applications in Transportation 3
TRSP.617 Intelligent Transportation Systems 3
TRSP.618 Advanced Urban Transportation Planning 3
TRSP.619 Geographic Information Systems 3
CEGR.655 Traffic Engineering I 3
CEGR.657 Advanced Topics in Traffic Engineering 3
CEGR.661 Airport Planning & Engineering 3
CEGR.681 Traffic Flow Theory 3

* Repeatable for 6 credits only (towards degree)