You should minor in coastal engineering if:
- You are an engineering major.
- You are fascinated by erosion prevention and plant science.
- You want to solve problems that have an impact locally and globally.
The coastal engineering minor is for engineering majors who want a career in coastal systems engineering. This minor will prepare you for a career in coastal restoration and protection.
When you graduate with this minor, you will be uniquely prepared to address the challenges facing Louisiana's coastal ecosystems and other coastal regions worldwide.
To minor in coastal engineering, you must be an engineering major.
To earn a minor in coastal engineering, you will need to complete 18 credits hours of relevant courses. Up to 12 hours can be counted toward your major engineering curriculum.
The College of Engineering offers ten other specialty minors for engineering majors including:
- Biomedical Engineering
- Bioprocess Engineering
- Bioprocess Technology
- Computer Science (for Electrical Engineering Majors)
- Environmental Engineering
- Materials Engineering
- Renewable Energy
- Technology Commercialization
Each minor requires you to complete a minimum of 18 hours in the specialized area while completing your degree within one of our current engineering and industrial technology programs.