Environmental Engineering Science Track

Help protect and extend the planet’s natural resources to improve the lives of people everywhere. Choose the Environmental Engineering Science track, within our general engineering degree program, to combine academic rigor with applications to understand and protect our land, oceans, air, and health.

Find innovative ways to keep our air clean, fresh water abundant, crops resilient to climate change, and lives safe, enhanced and extended.
In addition to taking core environmental engineering classes, study microbiology, chemistry, materials, and physics.

Combine scientific inquiry and engineering principles to unlock and leverage nature’s secrets to aid people at a global scale.

Atmosphere and Climate Track

Core in the area of Environmental Engineering Science with a focus on atmospheric chemistry and climate

  • General Department Requirements (GDR)
  • Core (CORE) Restricted Elective (RE)
  • Unrestricted Electives (UE)
  • Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS)

Sophomore

FALL 

UNITS

REQ

SPRING 

UNITS

REQ

1.010 Probability and Casual Inference

12

GDR

1.073 Introduction To Environmental Chemistry 

6

GDR

1.000 Computer Programming for 

Engineering Applications 

12

GDR

1.080 Environmental Chemistry

12

CORE

1.018 Fundamentals of Ecology 

12

CORE

1.060 Fluid Mechanics 

12

CORE

18.03 Differential Equations

12

GDR

HASS

12

HASS 

12

Junior

FALL 

UNITS

REQ

SPRING 

UNITS

REQ

1.061A Transport Process in the Environment I

6

CORE

1.091 Traveling Research Environmental eXperience(TREX): Fieldwork(3, IAP)

3

CORE

1.070A Introduction to Hydrology and Water Resources 

6

CORE

1.006 Tools for Sustainable Design 

12

RE

1.077 Land, Water, Food and Climate

12

RE

1.071 Global Change Science 

12

RE

1.085 Air Pollution and Atmospheric Chemistry 

12

Environmental Chemistry & Biology Lab

6

CORE

Hydrology12Unrestricted ElectiveHASS12UE

Senior

FALL 

UNITS

REQ

SPRING 

UNITS

REQ

1.013 Capstone

6

GDR

1.013 Capstone

6

GDR

12.003 Introduction to Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Dynamics 

12

RE

Unrestricted Elective

12

UE

Unrestricted Dynamics

12

RE

Unrestricted Elective 

12

UE

HASS

12

HASS

12

Microbiology and Disease Track

Core in the area of Environmental Engineering Science with a focus on microbiology and disease

  • General Department Requirements (GDR)
  • Core (CORE) Restricted Elective (RE)
  • Unrestricted Electives (UE)
  • Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS)

Sophomore

FALL 

UNITS

REQ

SPRING 

UNITS

REQ

1.010 Probability and Casual Inference

12

GDR

1.060 Fluid Mechanics 

12

CORE

1.000 Computer Programming for 

Engineering Applications 

12

GDR

1.073 Introduction to Environmental Data Analysis

6

GDR

1.018 Fundamentals of Ecology 

12

CORE

1.080 Environmental Chemistry

12

CORE

18.03 Differential Equations

12

GDR

1.081 Environmental Cancer Risks, Prevention and Therapy 

12

RE

HASS 

12

HASS12

Junior

FALL 

UNITS

REQ

SPRING 

UNITS

REQ

1.061A Transport Process in the Environment I

6

CORE

1.091 Traveling Research Environmental eXperience (TREX): Fieldworks(3, IAP)

3

CORE

1.070A Introduction to Hydrology and Water Resources

6

CORE

1.088 Genomics and Evolution of Infectious Disease

6

CORE

1.084 Applied Microbiology

12

RE

1.089 Earth’s Microbiomes

12

RE

1.106 Environmental Transport Processes and Hydrology Lab 

6

CORE

Unrestricted Elective

12

RE

HASS 

12

HASSUE

Senior

FALL 

UNITS

REQ

SPRING 

UNITS

REQ

1.013 Capstone

6

GDR

1.013 Capstone

6

GDR

Unrestricted Elective

12

UE

1.063 Fluids and Disease

12

RE

Unrestricted Elective

12

UE

Unrestricted Elective

12

UE

HASS

12

HASS

12