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2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Environmental Engineering - BS


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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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  • For more information about Environmental Engineering, see the Civil and Environmental Engineering department.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and logon to DegreeWorks  to check student-specific program progress.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is MATH 2250: Linear Algebra and Differential Equations (QI)  

 

Pre-Professional Program

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing*

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.3 or higher GPA in math, science, & engineering courses.
*Minimum 2.5 High School GPA, 17 ACT and 90 Admission Index  

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

BIOL 1010: Biology and the Citizen (BLS)  * 3  

(will fulfill the Breadth Life Sciences (BLS)  requirement)

CHEM 1220: Principles of Chemistry II (BPS)  * 4   (will fulfill the Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS)  requirement)
CEE 1880: Civil and Environmental Engineering Orientation and Computer Applications   * 1     CHEM 1225: Chemical Principles Laboratory II  * 1    
CEE 2240: Engineering Surveying  * 3     PHYS 2210: Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (BPS/QI)  * 4    
CHEM 1210: Principles of Chemistry I  * 4   (will fulfill the Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS)  requirement) PHYS 2215: Physics for Scientists and Engineers Lab I  * 1    
CHEM 1215: Chemical Principles Laboratory I  * 1     MATH 1220: Calculus II (QL)  * 4   (will fulfill the Quantitative Literacy (QL)  and/or Exploration requirement)
MATH 1210: Calculus I (QL)  * 4   See Math Placement  
(will fulfill the Quantitative Literacy (QL)  and/or Exploration requirement)
Breadth American Instituations (BAI)   3 Select a course from the list
Total Credits: 16   Total Credits: 17  
Comments

*Required for admission to the Professional Engineering Program .

Though not required, students are encouraged to take USU 1010: University Connections (1-3)  or  ENGR 1940: Women in Engineering Seminar (1)  

 

Comments
*Required for admission to the Professional Engineering Program .

Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

CS 1400: Introduction to Computer Science--CS 1  * 4     BENG 2400: Biological and Environmental Thermodynamics  * or MAE 2300: Thermodynamics I   * 3  or 3    
CHEM 2300: Principles of Organic Chemistry  * 3     CEE 2620: Environmental Engineering Microbiology   2    
MATH 2250: Linear Algebra and Differential Equations (QI)  * 4    (will fulfill the Quantitative Intensive (QI)  requirement) CEE 2890: Environmental Engineering Sophomore Seminar  * 1    
ENGR 2030: Engineering Mechanics Dynamics  *   3    
ENGR 2010: Engineering Mechanics Statics  * 3     PSC 3000: Fundamentals of Soil Science   4    
ENGR 2270: Computer Engineering Drafting  * 2     ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)  * 3   Engineering English  
           
Total Credits: 16   Total Credits: 16  
Comments

*Required for admission to the Professional Engineering Program .

Comments

*Required for admission to the Professional Engineering Program .

Apply for admission to the Professional Program.

Professional Engineering Program

Admissions Requirements for this Program

To be admitted to the professional program, students must:

- Have an institution GPA of 2.3 or higher in the pre-professional courses (denoted with an asterisk *).

- Pass all of the courses in the pre-professional program with a C- or better (denoted with an asterisk *).

- Have no more than 3 repeats total in the pre-professional courses. Multiple repeats of the same course and audits are included in the total of 3 repeats.

 

Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

CEE 3500: Civil and Environmental Engineering Fluid Mechanics   3     CEE 3430: Engineering Hydrology      3    
CEE 3610: Environmental Management     3     CEE 3510: Civil and Environmental Engineering Hydraulics   3    
CEE 3780: Solid and Hazardous Waste Management   3     CEE 3640: Drinking Water Engineering   3    
CEE 4200: Engineering Economics   3     CEE 3650: Wastewater Engineering   3    
ENGR 3080: Technical Communication for Engineers (CI)   3     CEE 3670: Transport Phenomena in Bio-Environmental Systems   3    
Breadth Creative Arts (BCA)   3 Select a course from the list CEE 3880: Civil and Environmental Design I   1    
Total Credits: 18   Total Credits: 16  
Comments

Environmental Engineering Professional Program Requirements  

Comments

Passing the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam is part of the degree requirements. It is highly recommended students take the exam before the fall semester of the senior year.

Environmental Engineering Professional Program Requirements  

Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

CEE 4870: Civil and Environmental Design II (CI)   2   (will fulfill the Communications Intensive (CI)  requirement) CEE 4880: Civil and Environmental Design III (CI)   2   (will fulfill the Communications Intensive (CI)  requirement)
CEE 5610: Environmental Quality Analysis    3     Environmental Engineering Technical Elective   2  
CEE 5860: Air Quality Management   3     Environmental Engineering Technical Elective   2  
STAT 3000: Statistics for Scientists (QI)   3     Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)   3 Select a course from the list
Environmental Engineering Technical Elective   3   Depth Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA)   2 Select a course from the list
Breadth Humanities (BHU)   3 Select a course from the list Depth Social Sciences (DSS)   3 Select a course from the list
Total Credits: 17   Total Credits: 14  
Comments

Environmental Engineering Professional Program Requirements  

Comments

Meet with your advisor to fill out your graduation application as soon as you have registered for your last semester.

Environmental Engineering Professional Program Requirements  

Total Program Credits: 130

 

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