B.S. in Environmental Engineering
The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering degree provide a one-of-a-kind program that prepares students for work in the Environmental Engineering industry. Students who graduate with this degree will be well equipped with the knowledge and skills needed for work as an Engineer, for engineering licensure, as well as for graduate studies. Environmental Engineers apply their knowledge and studies in the following areas:
- Environmental Restoration & Remediation
- Water/Wastewater Treatment
- Hydrology & Hydraulics
- Natural Resource Management
These areas are used in Environmental Engineering to design the pieces, processes, and systems to meet industry guidelines, which will reduce the negative effects of human activities on the environment. Graduates of this program will also gain the ability to work and communicate effectively in team-oriented, project-management driven environments.
Designed With You in Mind
Preparing you for your future is our number one priority. You will engage in hands-on application of a wide range of engineering, math, and science concepts to work toward innovative, real-world solutions. Our facilities and equipment are comparable to that of large institutions, providing you with access to standard industry tools and undergraduate research opportunities. Our faculty and institution are dedicated to student success. We provide a variety of academic success service including faculty/peer monitoring, supplemental instruction, math/science clinics, and tutoring.
Impact the World of Tomorrow
In today’s world of rapid change, innovative solutions are needed to both preserve the health of the environment and restore it to its natural condition and plan the use of resources in a sustainable manner. A degree in Environmental Engineering will prepare you to develop these solutions through exciting careers in both the private sector and public sector; these include opportunities in:
- Urban flood control and management
- Water/Wastewater Treatment
- Graduate programs in Environmental Engineering & Water Resources
And other related fields.
129 credit hours (4+ years)
Jump Right In
All Environmental Engineering students start out in the Engineering program. At orientation, students will meet with an Engineering Advisor, where they will be assisted in choosing classes based on data from math placement testing, SAT/ACT scores, high school experience, and more.
- Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
- Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, Inc. View ABET status and information.
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This degree is designed to provide graduates with a wide range of knowledge in their discipline, prepare them for professional practice upon obtaining engineering licensure, and instill an attitude for lifelong learning. After graduation, students will be prepared for a variety of career options, including:
Water/Wastewater Treatment Design
Environmental Risk Assessment
Water Resource Planning and Management
Our curriculum is tailored to prepare students for professional practice through the following avenues:
Multi-disciplinary team-based projects
Hands-on experiences in laboratories
Understanding of ethical responsibility
Career Services offers students a wide variety of professional development opportunities that can translate into careers. A few of these programs include:
Career counseling and My Plan
And much more!
- To prepare students for post-graduation endeavors such as employment in the Engineering Industry, engineering licensure, or for Graduate School.
- Graduates will have the necessary skills to design components, processes, and systems to meet specifications, as well as the ability to communicate effectively in field related careers.
|ENVE||3333||Groundwater Contamination and Remediation|
|ENVE||4302||Atmospheric Systems and Air Pollution Control|
|ENVE||4310||Water Resources Engineering|
|ENVE||4320||Water and Wastewater Treatment|
|ENVE||4325||Environmental Monitoring and Measurements|
|ENVE||4350||Solid Hazardous Waste Management|
For more information on course, please refer to the university catalog.
This lab houses major facilities including:
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Fluid Circuit System
YSI Handheld Multiparameter Meters
Environmental Engineering faculties conduct research in the following fields:
Impact of agricultural activities on groundwater quality
Occurrence of arsenic and nitrate in drinking-water supplies
Modeling the impact of climate change on water resource availability
Microbial-enhanced wastewater treatment technologies
The Engineering Club is a professional organization (ASCE Student Chapter coming soon!) for students to interact with like-minded individuals, network with professionals from the civil and environmental consulting world as well as learn about career opportunities and professional development.