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 351 Environmental Engineering

Coursework-Only Option (30 hours)
Required courses

  • One of ENGR 610, ENGR 620, or ME 601 3 hrs.
  • ENVE 615 Environmental Chemistry 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

    Elective courses
    See approved Environmental Engineering electives that follow. 15 hrs.

    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.

    Three courses–one per category–from among the following six categories 9 hrs.
    (1) Engineering 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
    Elective courses
    See approved Environmental Engineering electives that follow. 12 hrs.

    Thesis Option (30 hours)
    Required courses

    • One of ENGR 610, ENGR 620, or ME 601 3 hrs.
    • ENVE 615 Environmental Chemistry 3 hrs.
    • ENGR 682 Research 6 hrs.

    Three courses–one per category–from among the following six categories 9 hrs.
    (1) Engineering 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
    Elective courses
    See approved Environmental Engineering electives that follow. 9 hrs.

    Approved Elective Courses for the Environmental Engineering Major

    • Any ENVE course
    • Any course listed above not already taken
    • ES 550, Environmental Law
    • ES 630, Environmental Site Assessment;
    • ES 640, Groundwater Principles and Monitoring;
    • Other courses approved in advance by the student’s advisor.