Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers a B.S. Environmental Engineering (BSEnvE) degree program, an excellent degree choice for students who are interested in the sustainable design, construction, and operation of systems and facilities that:

  • Treat and distribute safe and reliable drinking water
  • Recover material, nutrient, and energy resources from wastewater and solid waste
  • Protect and restore wetlands, streams, lakes, and groundwater
  • Allocate water resources for urban, rural, and recreational use
  • Protect and develop coastal shorelines and stream banks
  • Manage stormwater and minimize the risk of flood events
  • Reduce, reuse, and recycle solid wastes
  • Minimize the production of and provide treatment of industrial and agricultural wastes
  • Minimize the production of and provide treatment of industrial air emissions
  • Prepare society for the impacts of climate change
  • Slow down or reverse climate change via:
    • Alternative sources of energy such as solar, wind, geothermal and biofuels
    • Recovery of carbon and other greenhouse gases from industrial air emissions

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