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Minor in Environmental Engineering

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A minor in Environmental Engineering is available to all students except those majoring in Civil or Environmental Engineering. To obtain a minor, a student must successfully complete the following courses:

Required courses

1. Choose one of:
  CE340 Introduction to Environmental Engineering 3 MA131 and CM104 or CM132.  Co-requisite: MA232
  Chemical Engineering Principles II: Material Balances 3 CM132 (or CM 104), MA 132, and PH131 Co-Requisite: CH210 or CM371
  CH2501   Chemical Process Calculations 3 No longer offered
2. Choose one of:
  CH210   Chemical Engineering Principles I: Material Balances 3 CM132 (or CM104), MA132 and PH131
  CM241   Organic Chemistry I 3 CM104 or CM132
  CM371   Physical Chemistry I 3 CM104 or CM132, MA132, PH131 Co-requisite: PH132
3. Choose one of:
  BY222   Ecology 3 BY140 or Co-requisite: BY140
  BY224   Ecology Laboratory (2 cr.) 2 Co-Requisite: BY222
  BY240   Environmental Science and Policy of American Rivers 3
  BY320   Microbiology 3 Waived for Environmental Engineering students
4. Choose one of:
  CE491   Senior (Water Resources/Environmental) Design 3 Senior standing and CE430, CE479, CE480, CE481, CE478 or CE586, or consent
  MP401   Multidisciplinary Course (Environmental Remediation Design) 3 Consent
  MP444   EPA P3 Sustainable Design Competition 3 No longer offered
Plus any two courses from the following:
CE430 Water Resources Engineering II 3 CE330
CE435 Groundwater Hydrology and Geochemistry 3 CM132 (or CM104/106), and MA132, and CE340 (or EV/CE313, or CE240)
CE477 Atmospheric Chemistry 3 CM370 or CM371 or ES340
CE478 Solid Waste Management and Landfill Design 3 Junior or Senior standing
CE479 Water and Wastewater Treatment Processes 3 ES330, CE340, or consent
CE480 Chemical Fate and Transport in the Environment 3 CE340 or consent
CE481 Hazardous Waste Management Engineering 3 CE340 or Co-Requisite: CE340
CE482 Environmental Systems Analysis Design 3 CE340 or CE479 or equivalent course, EC350, or consent
CE486 Industrial Ecology 3 Prior college level exposure to the concepts of mass and energy conservations, one of the following: CE340, CH220, ES330, ES340, CH301, CH271 or consent
CE580* Environmental Chemistry 3
CE583* Modeling Natural Aquatic Systems 3 No longer offered
CE584* Chemodynamics 3
BY531* Limnology 3 Co-Requisite: BY532
BY532* Limnology Laboratory 2 Co-Requisite: BY531
CH434/ES434 Air Pollution Control 3 CM131 or CM103, and a minimum of junior standing
ES432 Risk Analysis 3 CM131 or CM103
ES436 Global Climate Change: Science, Engineering & Policy 3
ES464 Corrosion Engineering 3 CM132 (or CM104), and ES260
EHS406 Industrial Hygiene Control Methods 3 EHS309 or consent
EHS416 Principles of Toxicology and Epidemiology 3 EHS309 or consent

1Class of 2011 and 2012 only
†Substitutions can be made as designated by the CEE Department Chair
*undergraduate students must have at least a 3.0 GPA and permission of their academic advisor to enroll in a 500 level course

Total Credit hours for the Minor: 18-20

A minimum grade-point average of 2.0 is required in the courses taken for the minor. At least one quarter of the total credit hours required must be completed at Clarkson, unless the Dean of the Coulter School of Engineering approves an exception.