Courses

Courses

Recommended Courses

A full list of recommended courses is available on the program website (see below). Coursework is available in the following fields of study:

  • CIVIL ENGINEERING (CE)
  • CIVIL ENGINEERING (C ENG)
  • ENGINEERING (ENGR)
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (ENVE)
  • ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION CONTROL (EPC)
  • MANAGEMENT/BUSINESS COURSES
  • MATHEMATICS, STATISTICS, AND COMPUTER SCIENCE COURSES
  • MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (ME)
  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (P ADM)
  • PUBLIC POLICY (PUB PL)


Supporting Courses

The program maintains a list of supporting courses and a tentative multi-year schedule of when those courses are to be offered; this Graduate Course Tentative Schedule is available online.

The graduate student should consult with their adviser on the appropriate courses to take consistent with their education goals.

For a complete list of courses, visit the Graduate Bulletin (Whitebook).

Recommended Courses

For course descriptions, visit the University Bulletin.

CIVIL ENGINEERING (CE)

  • CE 451 HYDROLOGY ANALYSIS
  • CE 462 OPEN CHANNEL HYDRAULICS
  • CE 471 ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION. Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing, 3 credits in biology, 3 credits in chemistry
  • CE 472W ENVIRONMENTAL CAPSTONE DESIGN. Prerequisite: CE 370, CE 371
  • CE 473 WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT. Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing
  • CE 475 WATER QUALITY CHEMISTRY. Prerequisite: CE 370, CHEM 110, CHEM 111
  • CE 476 SOLID AND HAZARDOUS WASTES. Prerequisite: CE 370, CE 371
  • CE 479 ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY. Prerequisite: MICRB 400, seventh-semester standing
  • CE 497 SPECIAL TOPICS
  • CE 570 ENVIRONMENTAL AQUATIC CHEMISTRY. Prerequisite: CE 475
  • CE 571 PHYSICAL CHEMICAL TREATMENT PROCESSES. Prerequisite: CE 472, C E 475
  • CE 572 BIOLOGICAL TREATMENT PROCESSES. Prerequisite or concurrent: CE 475, MICRB 400
  • CE 573 ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIC CHEMISTRY. Prerequisite: CE 475
  • CE 574 LABORATORY ANALYSIS IN WATER QUALITY CONTROL. Prerequisite: CE 475
  • CE 575 INDUSTRIAL WASTE MANAGEMENT. Prerequisite: CE 472
  • CE 577 TREATMENT PLANT DESIGN (WATER). Prerequisite: CE 472, 3 credits in hydraulics
  • CE 579 ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION MICROBIOLOGY. Prerequisite: MICRB 400
  • CE 580 HYDRODYNAMIC MIXING PROCESSES
  • CE 597 SPECIAL TOPICS–GROUNDWATER I: POROUS MEDIA FLOW
  • CE 597 SPECIAL TOPICS–GROUNDWATER II: CONTAMINANT TRANSPORT
  • CE 597 SPECIAL TOPICS–HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT

CIVIL ENGINEERING (C ENG)

  • C ENG 450 LAW AND TECHNOLOGY
  • C ENG 455 GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS). Prerequisite: seventh-semester engineering or engineering technology student

ENGINEERING (ENGR)

  • ENGR 594 MASTER'S PAPER RESEARCH

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (ENVE)

  • ENVE 411 WATER SUPPLY AND POLLUTION CONTROL. Prerequisite: CHEM 301, ENVE 301W
  • ENVE 415 HYDROLOGY. Prerequisite: ENVE 361, MATH 446
  • ENVE 417 HYDRAULIC DESIGN. Prerequisite: ENVE 415
  • ENVE 430 SUBSTAINABLE ENGINEERING. Prerequisite: permission of program
  • ENVE 460 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW. Prerequisite: senior standing, graduate standing, or permission of the program
  • ENVE 497 SPECIAL TOPICS–Sustainable Engineering Principles
  • ENVE 497 SPECIAL TOPICS–Municipal Waste Recycling
  • ENVE 497 SPECIAL TOPICS–Applied Ecology
  • ENVE 497 SPECIAL TOPICS–Aquatic Toxicology
  • ENVE 550 CHEMICAL FATE AND TRANSPORT
  • ENVE 569 ENVIRONMENTAL RISK ASSESSMENT
  • ENVE 597 SPECIAL TOPICS

ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION CONTROL (EPC)

  • EPC 590 COLLOQUIUM
  • EPC 600 THESIS RESEARCH

MANAGEMENT/BUSINESS COURSES

  • MNGMT 510 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR (or P ADM 510, but not both). Prerequisite: admission to graduate degree candidacy
  • MNGMT 522 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT. Prerequisite: BUS 505
  • BUS 548 QUANTITATIVE METHODS. Prerequisite: MNGMT 522 or MNGMT 523
  • BUS 584 BUSINESS IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY. Prerequisite: MNGMT 510
  • ACCT 501 FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS. Prerequisite: admission to MBA or MS/IS program
  • FINAN 521 CORPORATE FINANCE. Prerequisite: P ACC 501

MATHEMATICS, STATISTICS, AND COMPUTER SCIENCE COURSES

  • COMP 401 NUMERICAL ANALYSIS I. Prerequisite: CSE 120, MATH 430, COMP 351, COMP 408, COMP 430, COMP 432, or COMP 440
  • COMP 414 SYSTEMS SIMULATION. Prerequisite: MATH 446, STAT 451, COMP 408, COMP 430, COMP 432, or COMP 440
  • COMP 415 NUMERICAL ANALYSIS II. Prerequisite: COMP 401
  • MATH 444 MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS AND APPLICATIONS I. Prerequisite: MATH 141
  • MATH 445 MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS AND APPLICATIONS II. Prerequisite: MATH 444
  • MATH 446 INTRO TO APPLIED STATISTICS I. Prerequisite: MATH 022 or MATH 040
  • MATH 447 INTRO TO STATISTICS II. Prerequisite: MATH 401
  • MATH 425 INTRO TO OPERATIONS RESEARCH. Prerequisite: MATH 141
  • MATH 448 SAMPLING METHODS AND EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN. Prerequisite: MATH 444, MATH 445
  • MATH 450 MATHEMATICAL MODELING. Prerequisite: MATH 315 and MATH 430 or MATH 405 or MATH 412
  • MATH 412 FOURIER SERIES AND PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS. Prerequisite: MATH 230 or MATH 231; MATH 250 or MATH 251

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (ME)

  • ME 405 INDOOR AIR QUALITY. Prerequisite: ME 320 or equivalent
  • ME 433 FUNDAMENTALS OF AIR POLLUTION. Prerequisite: ME 201 or ME 300
  • ME 505 DESIGN OF AIR POLLUTION CONTROL SYSTEMS. Prerequisite: ME 405

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (P ADM)

  • P ADM 500 PUBLIC ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT
  • P ADM 502 GOVERNMENT FISCAL DECISION MAKING. Prerequisite: P ADM 500
  • P ADM 505 HUMAN RESOURCES IN THE PUBLIC AND NONPROFIT SECTORS. Prerequisite: P ADM 500
  • P ADM 510 (H ADM) ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
  • P ADM 511 ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT. Prerequisite: H ADM 510 or P ADM 510
  • P ADM 515 LABOR MANAGEMENT RELATIONS. Prerequisite: P ADM 505
  • P ADM 524 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW. Prerequisite: P ADM 500
  • P ADM 531 ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
  • P ADM 532 URBAN GOVERNMENT
  • P ADM 533 LOCAL PLANNING LAW AND ADMINISTRATION. Prerequisite: P ADM 500
  • P ADM 550 POLICY AND PROGRAM EVALUATION. Prerequisite: P ADM 503
  • P ADM 557 FEDERALISM AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS. Prerequisite: P ADM 500
  • P ADM 558 LEGISLATION PROCESSES. Prerequisite: P ADM 500
  • P ADM 560 STRATEGIC PLANNING. Prerequisite: P ADM 500

PUBLIC POLICY (PUB PL)

  • PUBPL 480 SEMINAR IN URBAN POLICY. Prerequisite: seventh semester standing
  • PUBPL 490 SEMINAR IN PUBLIC POLICY. Prerequisite: seventh semester standing

Supporting Courses

The program maintains a list of supporting courses and a tentative multi-year schedule of when those courses are to be offered:

Graduate Course Tentative Schedule

The graduate student should consult with their adviser on the appropriate courses to take consistent with their educational goals.

For a complete list of courses, visit the Whitebook.

Prerequisite Courses

Applicants who are not engineers or have no experience with environmental engineering, either through course work or job-related experience, may want to take CE 370, Introduction to Environmental Sciences and Engineering, or a similar introductory environmental course prior to entering any of these programs. Check with the program for other suitable courses.

Prerequisite Courses: Calculus I, Calculus II, Chemistry I, Chemistry II, Physics I, and Physics II.


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