Concentration in environmental resources engineering

The Department of Civil Engineering offers a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with a concentration in environmental resources engineering. Engineers in this field apply civil engineering principles and processes to solve problems relating to air pollution, water pollution, solid waste and hazardous waste management, renewable energy, and water resources engineering.

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The environmental resources engineering concentration emphasizes:

  • assessment of the environmental impact of new or existing products or processes
  • methods for solving problems resulting from pollution
  • management of energy and resources in order to minimize pollution

Your program of study will provide in-depth knowledge of environmental engineering and an awareness of potential social, economic, political, and environmental impacts of environmental engineering practices.

You will be prepared to:

  • analyze and design environmental resources engineering systems
  • apply multidisciplinary approaches to manage the competing social, political, economic, and technical goals of environmental problems and solutions
  • work in multidisciplinary teams to solve environmental resources engineering problems


Daniel MacDonald

Civil & Environmental Engineering
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