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2007-08 Undergraduate Catalog

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Environmental Engineering
Description of the Major
Environmental engineering applies engineering and scientific principles to protect and preserve human health and the environment. It embraces broad environmental concerns, including air and water quality, solid and hazardous wastes, groundwater protection and remediation, water resources and management, environmental policy, radiological health, environmental biology and chemistry, systems ecology, water and wastewater treatment and wetlands ecology.

This is a nationally accredited ABET program.
Additional information is available from your major's website.
Before Graduating You Must
  • Pass assessment by two or more faculty and/or industrial practitioners of student performance on a major design experience.
  • Pass assessment in two courses of individual assignments targeted to each particular learning outcome. Assessment will be provided by the instructor of the course according to department standards.
  • Complete an exit interview in your final semester.
  • Satisfy the Florida statutory requirements for CLAST.
  • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
  1. Apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering principles to environmental engineering problems.
  2. Design and conduct environmental engineering experiments, analyzing and interpreting the data.
  3. Design an environmental engineering system, component or process to meet desired needs within realistic economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability constraints.
  4. Communicate technical data and design information effectively in writing and in speech to other environmental engineers.

Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
EES 4102L   X    
EES 4201 X      
ENV 3040C X      
ENV 4041C   X    
ENV 4514C     X X
Capstone Course
ENV 4432, ENV 4532 or
ENV 4913
    X X

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