Master of Science in Environmental Engineering

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Degree Requirements

  1. All College of Graduate Studies general degree requirements
  2. A minimum of 9 semester hours of core courses (ENGR 5331, ENGR 5332 and ENGR 5333 or those approved by Senior Academic Advisor of Engineering Graduate Programs)
  3. A minimum of 15 semester hours (five courses) of electives from the following:
CVEN 5325 - Fundamentals of Air Pollution
CVEN 5329 - Water Supply and Treatment
CVEN 5331 - Biological Wastewater Treatment
CVEN 5338 - Solid Waste Management
CVEN 5388 - Chemical Principles in Environmental Engineering
CVEN 5351 - Unit Operations in Environmental Engineering
CVEN 6339 - Hazardous Waste Management
CVEN 6387 - Hydraulics of Environmental Systems
Other courses approved by department graduate advisor may satisfy part of this requirement

4. Satisfactory completion and defense of a Master's thesis (a minimum of 6 semester hours of ENGR 5390 and ENGR 5391)*

*With the approval of the student's graduate committee, the thesis can be replaced by 12 semester hours of electives and satisfactory completion of a final comprehensive exam.


30 Thesis, 36 Non-Thesis

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