The field of environmental engineering aims to achieve healthy, prosperous and equitable communities by maintaining the ecosystems that support them. The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Environmental Engineering (EnvE) seeks to educate students in 1) integrating atmospheric sciences with infrastructure planning and design, 2) developing computational skills to work with environmental and temporal datasets, 3) incorporating engineering design experience, and 4) understanding emerging areas of critical importance, such as community health, providing clean water, and combatting climate change.
- New for Fall 2024! Join the inaugural EnvE class.
- This program is unique from other environmental engineering degrees in its focus on atmospheric sciences and the development of computational skills.
- Environmental engineers are projected to have the second fastest growth rate in engineering positions, with over 10,000 annual openings for professionals.
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What You'll Study
EnvE students will gain core knowledge in math, science, and engineering and select a concentration among the following options: Public Health Engineering; One Water; Energy and Environmental Sustainability; Climate and Environmental Sustainability; and Water Systems and Sustainability.
This program is a unique training opportunity for students looking to work in the interdisciplinary field between engineering and natural sciences. EnvE graduates will be highly skilled and knowledgeable in computational tools, climate adaptation and mitigation, and design and advancement of environmental infrastructure and technologies.
Post Graduation Success
Graduates of the B.S. Environmental Engineering program will be well positioned to pursue careers in industry as environmental and water resources engineers as well as graduate degrees in engineering, environmental policy, public health and the natural sciences.
Environmental engineers will be competitive applicants for positions in industry focusing on water/air quality, waste management, transportation, network and utility infrastructure, landscape and sustainable architecture, renewable energy, resource remediation, occupational safety, and more.