Major: Environmental Engineering
Degree Type: B.S.Env.E.
Minimum Credits Required for Degree: 132
University Degree Requirements
- Satisfactory completion of all requirements of the curriculum in which one is enrolled.
- Earn a minimum total of 120 credits in approved coursework. Some academic programs exceed this minimum.
- Satisfactory completion of the general education requirements as specified by the university.
- A minimum institutional GPA of 2.00 based on work taken at NDSU.
- At least 36 credits presented for graduation must be in courses numbered 300 or higher.
- Transfer Students: Must earn a minimum of 60 credits from a baccalaureate-degree granting or professional institution.
- Of these 60, at least 36 must be NDSU resident credits as defined in #7.
- Within the 36 resident credits, a minimum of 15 must be in courses numbered 300 or higher and 15 credits in the major field of study.
- At least 36 credits must be NDSU resident credits. Resident credits include credits registered and paid for at NDSU.
For complete information, please refer to the Degree and Graduation Requirements section of this Bulletin.
University General Education Requirements
|College Composition I|
|College Composition II|
|Fundamentals of Public Speaking|
Upper Division Writing †
|Quantitative Reasoning (R) †||3|
|Science and Technology (S) †||10|
|Humanities and Fine Arts (A) †||6|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences (B) †||6|
|Wellness (W) †||2|
|Cultural Diversity (D) *†|
|Global Perspectives (G) *†|
May be satisfied by completing courses in another General Education category.
General education courses may be used to satisfy requirements for both general education and the major, minor, and program emphases, where applicable. Students should carefully review major requirements to determine if specific courses can also satisfy these general education categories.
- A list of university approved general education courses and administrative policies are available here.
Environmental Engineering Requirements
|CE 212||Civil Engineering Graphic Communications||3|
|CE 309||Fluid Mechanics||3|
|CE 310||Fluid Mechanics Laboratory||1|
|CE 316||Soil Mechanics||3|
|CE 408||Water Resources and Supply||3|
|CE 410||Water and Wastewater Engineering||3|
|CE 472||Solid Waste Management||3|
|CE 473||Air Pollution||3|
|CE 477||Applied Hydrology||3|
|ENVE 111||Introduction to Environmental Engineering||1|
|ENVE 211||Analysis and Design Methods for Environmental Engineers||1|
|ENVE 250||Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering||3|
|ENVE 350||Microbiological Principles for Environmental Engineers||3|
|ENVE 360||Environmental Chemistry for Water and Wastewater||3|
|ENVE 370||Sustainability Engineering||3|
|ENVE 412||Unit Operations and Processes||2|
|ENVE 450||Environmental Engineering Chemistry Laboratory||1|
|ENVE 460||Environmental Fate and Transport||3|
|ENVE 488||Senior Design I||2|
|ENVE 489||Senior Design II||2|
|Required MATH Courses|
|MATH 128||Introduction to Linear Algebra (*)||1|
|MATH 165||Calculus I (Gen Ed Category R) *||4|
|MATH 166||Calculus II *||4|
|MATH 259||Multivariate Calculus *||3|
|MATH 266||Introduction to Differential Equations *||3|
|Other Required Courses|
|CHEM 121||General Chemistry I (Gen Ed Category S)||3|
|CHEM 121L||General Chemistry I Laboratory (Gen Ed Category S/Lab)||1|
|CHEM 122||General Chemistry II (Gen Ed Category S)||3|
|CHEM 122L||General Chemistry II Laboratory (Gen Ed Category S/Lab)||1|
|CHEM 240||Survey of Organic Chemistry||3|
|ENGL 321||Writing in the Technical Professions (Gen Ed Category C)||3|
|ENGR 402||Engineering Ethics and Social Responsibility||1|
|ENGR 311||History of Technology in America (Gen Ed Category A)||3|
|ENGR 312||Impact of Technology on Society (Gen Ed Category B)||3|
|GEOL 105||Physical Geology||3|
|IME 440||Engineering Economy||2|
|IME 460||Evaluation of Engineering Data||3|
|ME 221||Engineering Mechanics I *||3|
|ME 222||Engineering Mechanics II *||3|
|ME 223||Mechanics of Materials *||3|
|PHYS 252||University Physics II||4|
|Technical Electives (Students must take 9 credits from Categories One/Two)|
|Category One Technical Electives (select a minimum of 6 credits)||6|
|Slope Stability and Retaining Walls|
|Open Channel Flow|
|Designing with Geosynthetics|
|Groundwater Sustainability Design|
|Water Quality Management|
|Advanced Water and Wastewater Treatment|
|Seminar (Small Community Water Supply and Sanitation)|
|Individual Study (Environmental Engineering Design)|
|Category Two Technical Electives (select a maximum of 3 credits)||3|
|Freshwater Ecology and Limnology 1|
|Wetland Science 1|
|Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials|
|Introduction to Geographic Information Systems|
|Advanced Geographic Information Systems 1|
|Remote Sensing of the Environment|
|Managing Natural and Rangeland Resources using GIS|
or NRM 452
|Geographic Information Systems in Range Survey|
|Wetland Resources Management 1/2|
or NRM 454
|Wetland Resources Management|
This course has a pre-requisite that may need to be satisfied.
This course requires the approval of the offering department prior to enrolling.