M.S.E Environmental Engineering

MAJOR: Environmental Engineering
Each Environmental Engineering major must have completed the Foundation Courses listed below (and their associated prerequisites), or their equivalents as approved by his or her advisor, before being fully admitted. Until this requirement is satisfied, the student can only receive Provisional admission to the program. All other admission requirements must still be satisfied.
Foundation courses

  • ENGR 318 Fluid Mechanics
  • CE 331 Hydraulic Engineering
  • CE 432 Water/Wastewater Treatment

Project Option (30 hours)
Required courses

    • One of ENGR 610, ENGR 620, or ME 601 3 hrs.
    • ENVE 615 Environmental Chemistry 3 hrs.
    • TE 699 Comprehensive Project 3 hrs.
    • ES 514 Environmental Risk Assessment
    • ES 550 Environmental Law
    • ENGR 610 Applied Statistics 3 hrs.

Three courses–one per category–from among the following six categories 9 hrs.
(1) Project Management: EM 660
(2) Water/Wastewater: ENVE 616 or ENVE 617
(3) Solid/Hazardous Waste: ENVE 620 or ENVE 625
(4) Air Pollution: ENVE 611, ENVE 612. ENVE 680, or ES 604
(5) Hydraulics/Hydrology: ENVE 670, ENVE 671, or ENVE 672
(6) Env. Remediation/ Risk/Mgmt.: ENVE 682, ES 514, ES 620
One of the following three courses:

  • ES 620 Environmental Management Systems
  • TE ES 640 Groundwater Principles
  • ES 646 Dynamics of Ecosystems

In addition to the required courses listed above, students must complete nine hours of elective courses selected from the list below:

  • CE 612 – Structural Steel Design and Behavior (3 hrs)
  • CE 614 – Advanced Reinforced Concrete Structure Design and Behavior (3 hrs)
  • CE 615 – Finite Element Applications in Civil Engineering (3 hrs)
  • CE 616 – Pre-stressed Concrete Design (3 hrs)
  • CE 618 – Bridge Engineering (3 hrs)
  • CE 634 – Traffic Engineering (3 hrs)
  • CE 635 – Evaluation of Transportation Systems (3 hrs)
  • CE 636 – Transportation Planning (3 hrs)
  • CE 637 – Highway Safety Engineering (3 hrs)
  • CE 638 – Pavement Design (3 hrs)
  • CE 650-652 – Special Topics in Civil Engineering (3 hrs)
  • CE 699 – Civil Engineering Research (1-6 hrs)
  • EM 694 – Engineering Law (3 hrs)
  • ENVE 670 – Hydrology and Drainage Control (3 hrs)
  • ES 560 – Environmental Law (3 hrs)
  • IS 645 – Geographic Information Systems (3 hrs)