Why Study Environmental Engineering?
Major | Engineering/Environmental Sciences | CAFES
Environmental engineers are passionate about our natural world and seek to create solutions for society’s complex environmental problems. As a student, you’ll have access to hands-on learning in our incredible facilities, participate in undergraduate research and work side-by-side with our dedicated faculty, all in preparation for a career in an in-demand field.
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Skills and Learning Outcomes
- Understand and apply mathematical, scientific and engineering concepts.
- Apply engineering design to produce solutions to environmental problems that consider public health, safety and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social and economic factors.
- Recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and learn to make informed judgments.
- Gain experience and develop proficiency with modern engineering skills, tools and techniques.
- Conduct experiments and learn to analyze and interpret data.
Types of Courses
- Air Quality and Solid Waste Management
- Chemical Fate and Transport in the Environment
- Environmental Engineering
- Environmental Policies and Administration
- Geotechnical Engineering
- Intro to Computer Aided Design (CAD)
- Sustainability in Environmental Engineering
- Water Quality Modeling
- Watershed Engineering
Graduates of the environmental engineering program can graduate in just four years and immediately be prepared for a career as an engineer. Depending on your interest area, roles you may seek out include:
- Applications Engineer
- Design Engineer
- Development Engineer
- Environmental Engineer
- Food Process Engineer
- Product Engineer
- Structural Engineer
- Water Resources Engineer
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