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Environmental Engineering

The environmental engineering minor is an overview of engineering's role in environmental health. Because we all have a stake in caring for and improving our environment, a background in environmental engineering will make you an asset for any chemical engineering organization or team.

The curriculum is 18 hours and up to six hours can be used for credit toward your engineering degree. The Specialty Minor in Environmental Engineering is open only to undergraduate students enrolled in Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Computer, Mechanical or Petroleum Engineering. This Specialty Minor is not available to graduate students.


Required Core Courses (15 Hours)


CIVE 322: Environmental Engineering I 3
CIVE 460(G): Wastewater Treatment 3/4

CHEM 231: Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 240: Introductory Organic Chemistry

BLAW 310: Legal Environment of Business 3
BLAW 435: Environmental Law 3
Subtotal 15

Elective (3 Hours)


CIVE 422: Environmental Engineering II 3
CIVE 429(G): Engineering Hydrology 3
CHEM 221: Analytical Chemistry 3
BIOL 261: General Microbiology 3
BIOL 312: Introduction to Coastal Ecology 3
ITEC 268: General Safety and Accident Prevention 3
Subtotal 3
Revised Fall 2017