Environmental Engineering Minor Core Requirements

Students are required to complete the following courses:

Core Courses

Complete one of the following:

  • CE340 Introduction to Environmental Engineering
  • CE380 Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering
  • CH220 Materials Balances

Professional Experience

Students are required to complete a Capstone Design course with specific environmental focus (such as CE490/1/2. MP401, AE451, CH420, EE412, EM456, or ME446) or an Environmental-related research (such as CE495, CE496, ES443/4/5/6/7).

Science Courses for Environmental Engineering Minor

Students must complete one course from each of the following areas:


  • CH210 Chemical Engineering Principles
  • CH221 Spectroscopy
  • CM241 Organic Chemistry I
  • CM371 Physical Chemistry I


  • BY214 Genetics
  • BY222 Ecology & BY224 Ecology Laboratory
  • BY320 Microbiology
  • BY330/EV330 Great Lakes Water Protection

Environmental Engineering Minor Core Electives I

Students must complete one of the following courses:

  • ES432 Risk Analysis
  • CE479 Water and Wastewater Treatment Processes
  • CE481 Hazardous Waste Management Engineering
  • CE482 Environmental Systems Analysis and Design
  • CE486 Industrial Ecology

Environmental Engineering Minor Core Electives II

Students must complete one of the following courses:

  • BY314 Bioinformatics
  • BY328 Conservation Biology
  • BY412 Molecular Biology Laboratory
  • BY425 Biological Systems & Environmental Change
  • BY431 Limnology & BY432 Limnology Laboratory
  • BY486 Molecular Biotechnology
  • CE430 Water Resources Engineering II
  • CE434 Sustainable Development Engineering
  • CE435 Groundwater Hydrology & Geochemistry
  • CE477 Atmospheric Chemistry
  • CE478 Solid Waste Management and Landfill Design
  • CH434/ES434 Air Pollution Control
  • ES436 Global Climate Change: Science, Engineering & Policy
  • EHS406 Industrial Hygiene Control Methods
  • EHS416 Principles of Occupational Health
  • EV314 Adirondack Integrated Research Project