Coastal Engineering

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.

Program Requirements

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. 

View the full minor requirements.

The College of Engineering offers ten other specialty minors for engineering majors including:

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.


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