Environmental Engineering Degree

Students must also complete the Undergraduate Registration Requirement and the degree requirements of their home school.

Requirements (48 units)

Core Courses (27 units)1

Course Title
4 mathematics courses
4 units of basic science:
General Physics
and General Physics Laboratory
General Physics for ISP
and Physics for ISP Laboratory
Fundamentals of Physics
and General Physics Laboratory
General Chemistry 1
and General Chemistry 2
and General Chemistry Laboratory 1
and General Chemistry Laboratory 2
Accelerated General Chemistry 1
and Accelerated General Chemistry 2
and Accelerated General Chemistry Laboratory 1
and Accelerated General Chemistry Laboratory 2
Advanced General Inorganic Chemistry
and Advanced General Physical Chemistry
and Advanced General Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
and Advanced General Physical Chemistry Laboratory
4 engineering analysis and computer proficiency courses
3 design and communications courses
7 social sciences/humanities courses
5 unrestricted electives

Major Program (21 units)

Course Title
3 gateway courses
Engineering Possibilities: Decision Science in the Age of Smart Technologies
Biological and Ecological Principles
Earth in the Anthropocene
5 basic engineering courses
Thermodynamics
Thermodynamics
Civil and Environmental Engineering Systems Analysis
Uncertainty Analysis
Introduction to Materials
Fluid Mechanics I
8 environmental engineering core courses
Organic Chemistry I
Environmental Systems and Processes
Hydraulics and Hydrology
Environmental Microbiology
Ecohydrology
Sustainable Water Systems
Environmental Laboratory
Chemical Processes in Aquatic Systems
2 capstone design courses (0.5 units each)
Capstone Design I
and Capstone Design II
4 technical elective courses 2
1 professional development course (0.34 units) 3
Professional Development Seminar I
1

See general requirements for details.

2

From an approved list (available in Undergraduate CIV_ENV Handbook) in engineering, mathematics, or science; at least 3 units must be 100% engineering topic; may include only 1 unit of CIV_ENV 399-0 Projects; no 399 course from another department is accepted; no course may be taken P/N.

3

0.34 units may count toward unrestricted electives.