Courses

Course planning tools

Core courses

  • CE 250 Transportation Policy, Planning and Development
  • CE 251 Operation of Transportation Facilities
  • CE 252 Systems Analysis in Transportation

Transportation Engineering courses

  • CE 153 Design and Construction of Transportation Facilities
  • CE 155 Transportation Systems Engineering
  • CE 156 Infrastructure Planning and Management
  • CE 253 Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • CE 255 Highway Traffic Operations
  • CE 259 Public Transportation Systems
  • CE 260 Air Transportation
  • CE 263 Operations of Transportation Terminals
  • CE 290Z Selected Topics in Air Transportation

Transportation Systems Analysis Courses

  • CE 254 Transportation Economics
  • CE 258 Logistics
  • CE 261 Transportation Infrastructure Management
  • CE 262 Analysis of Transportation Data
  • CE 264 Behavioral Modeling for Engineering, Planning, and Policy Analysis
  • CE 290T Advanced Topics in Transportation Theory

Transportation Planning courses

  • CE C154 Transportation Planning
  • CE 256 Transportation Sustainability
  • CE 265 Traffic Safety and Injury Prevention
  • CE 290U Transportation and Land Use Planning
  • CE 290V Transportation Finance

Transportation Related Individual Study

  • CE 299 Individual Study

Supporting courses and focus areas

One advantage of attending the University of California is access to a wide variety of strong academic departments. You are encouraged to pursue studies in focus areas outside of Transportation. The Masters of Engineering program is ideally suited for this purpose. Examples of pertinent course offered are listed below. 

Economic focus

  • ECON 201A-B Economic Theory
  • ECON 220A-B Industrial Organization
  • ECON 230A-B Public Sector Microeconomics
  • ECON 241A-B Econometrics
  • ECON 244 Applied Econometrics
  • BA 243 Decisions, Games and Strategies
  • IEOR 290P Pricing Policies
  • ERG 280 Energy Economics
  • PP 259 Cost Benefit Analysis

Energy and environmental focus

  • ERG 200 Interdisciplinary Energy Analysis
  • ERG 251 The Political Economy of Energy
  • ERG 280 Energy Economics
  • CE 218A Air Quality Engineering
  • CE 218B Air Pollutant Dynamics
  • CE 218C Air Pollution Modeling
  • CE 268E Civil Systems and the Environment

Infrastructure engineering and management focus

  • CE 229 Structural Reliability
  • CE 231 Mechanics of Solids
  • CE 241 Concrete Technology
  • CE 268C Construction, Scheduling and Resource Allocation
  • CE 270A Advanced Soil Mechanics
  • IIEOR 162 Linear Programming
  • IEOR 265 Reliability Theory
  • IEOR 268 Applied Dynamic Programming
  • STAT 200A-B Probability and Statistics at an Advanced Level
  • STAT 232 Experimental Design

Intelligent Transportation Systems focus

  • CS 170 Efficient Algorithms & Intractable Problems
  • CS 186 Introduction to Database Systems
  • CS 188 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • EE 120 Signals and Systems
  • EE 121 Introduction to Digital communications Systems
  • IEOR 170 Human Factors for Engineering Design
  • ME 230 Real-Time Applications of Computers
  • ME 232/233 Advanced Control Systems I and II

Logistics and supply chain management

  • BA 296 Strategic Computing & Communications Techniques
  • CE 268C Construction Scheduling and Resource Allocation
  • IEOR 215 Analysis & Design of Databases
  • IEOR 251 Facilities Design & Logistics
  • IEOR 254 Production & Inventory Systems
  • IEOR 262A/B Mathematical Programming I and II
  • IEOR 264 Computational Optimization
  • IEOR 269 Integer Programming & Combinatorial Optimization
  • IEOR 290E Large Scale Programming
  • IEOR 290L Logistics Modeling

Planning and policy focus

  • CRP 214 Infrastructure Planning & Policy
  • CRP 218 Transportation Planning Studio
  • CRP 219 Comparative International Topics in Transportation
  • CRP 220 Urban and Regional Economy
  • CRP 225 Advanced Methods of Urban & Regional Analysis
  • CRP 235 Methods of Project Analysis
  • CRP 240 Theories of Urban form & Design
  • CRP 251 Environmental Planning & Regulation
  • CRP 255 Urban Planning Applications of GIS
  • CRP 259 Cost Benefit Analysis
  • PP 259 Cost Benefit Analysis
  • PS 183 Administrative Behavior
  • PS 201AVB Comparative Analysis of Industrial Democracies

Traffic analysis and control focus

  • EE 120 Signals and Systems
  • EE 221A Linear Systems Theory
  • EE 221B Multivariable Feedback Systems
  • EE 222 Nonlinear Systems-Analysis, Stability & Control
  • IEOR 263A-B Applied Stochastic Processes I and II
  • IEOR 266 Network Flows and Graphs
  • IEOR 267 Queueing Theory
  • MATH 228A-B Numerical Solutions of Differential Equations
  • ME 230 Real-Time Applications of Computers
  • ME 232/233 Advanced Control Systems I & II
  • STAT 242A-B Analysis of Multidimensional Data
  • STAT 248 Analysis of Time Series

See other complementary courses in the following departments:

Transportation Engineering Seminar

A weekly seminar where students, faculty, and invited visitors discuss a wide variety of subjects related to current research and community issues in transportation. The seminar is organized in combination with a student faculty social hour, (not for credit).