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Environmental Engineering Technology: Overview

Responds to northeastern Wisconsin manufacturers’ and municipalities’ workforce needs as well as addresses 2010–2020 Bureau of Labor Statistics projections estimating a 14 percent increase in environmental engineering technology positions. Graduates are prepared to work in a number of industries both in and outside of manufacturing, such as in industrial waste treatment, water and wastewater management, agribusiness, environmental consulting, ecological evaluations and biotechnology sectors.

  • Course descriptions can be found here.
  • Program Educational Objectives & Student Outcomes with Program Criteria can be found here.

 

Environmental Engineering Technology: Required Courses

Environmental Engineering Technology Major: 71-74 Credits

Bachelor of Science Degree: 123 Total Credits including General Education Program

Support Group (30 credits)

  • MATH 171 Calculus I (4 cr)
  • MATH 172 Calculus II (4 cr)
  • MATH 201 Applied Statistics (3 cr) or MATH 301 Intro to Probability and Statistics (3 cr)
  • PHYS 107 General Physics I (5 cr) or PHYS 109 General Physics I (5 cr)
  • Bio 104 Ecosphere in Crisis (4 cr) or BIO 105 Biological Concepts (4 cr)
  • CHEM 105 General Chemistry I (5 cr)
  • CHEM 106 General Chemistry II (5 cr)

Fundamentals Group (26 credits)

  • ENGR 101 Fundamentals of Engineering Technology (2 cr)
  • ENGR 105 Fundamentals of Drawing (3 cr)
  • ENGR 118 Fluids Control (2 cr)
  • ENGR 201 Introduction to Air Quality (2 cr)
  • ENGR 202 Introduction to Water & Wastewater (3 cr)
  • ENGR 203 Introduction to Solid Waste (2 cr)
  • BIO 309 Bacteriology (5 cr)
  • GEOG 304 Principles of Soil Science (3 cr)
  • GEOG 391 Geographic Information Systems (4 cr)

Advanced study Group (15-18 credits)

Required:

  • ENGR 360 Project Management (3 cr) 

Two or more of the following:

    • ENGR 301 Advanced Air Quality (3 cr)
    • ENGR 302 Advanced Water & Wastewater (3 cr)
    • ENGR 303 Advanced Solid Waste (3 cr)

    Two or more of the following:

      • ENGR 371 Water Resources Engineering
      • ENGR 373 Pollution Prevention (3 cr)
      • ENGR 375 Renewable Energy (3 cr)
      • ENGR 377 Industrial Safety & Hygiene (3 cr)
      • ENGR 379 Environmental Law (3 cr)
      • ENGR 381 Environmental Data Analysis (3 cr)
      • GEOL 370 Hydrogeology Field Methods (2 cr)

      One or more of the following:

        • ENGR 400 Co-Op or Internship (1-3 cr)
        • ENGR 410 Capstone Project (3 cr)

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