Texas A&M University-Kingsville

EVEN BS CURRICULUM - CATALOG DESCRIPTIONS (Dec. 2009)

EVEN 1201
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING AS A CAREER
2(2-0)
Description Definition and role of the engineer in society. Engineering skills, tools and techniques applied to problem solving, academic and professional survival strategies.
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EVEN 2304
COMPUTER METHODS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ENGRS
3(3-0)
Description Basic computer methods useful for environmental engineering analysis and design. Introduction to programming, analysis and application software, with hands-on applications.  Applications of structured, object-oriented and event-driven programming and relational databases for environmental problems.
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EVEN 2310
INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
3(3-0)
Description Science basics, law and regulations, protection of human health and the environment from air, water, solid/hazardous and product pollution. Structure of the environmental industry. Prerequisite: sophomore standing in physical science, engineering or agriculture.
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EVEN 2372
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY
3(3-0)
Description Focus on current global environmental issues including atmospheric pollution and climate change. Discusses the interactions between human behavior and environmental crises, studies the impact of global environmental issues, and evaluates the prospect of changing lifestyle for promoting sustainable development.
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EVEN 3320
CHEMICAL PRINCIPLES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
3(3-0)
Description Fundamental chemical principles for determination of the source, fate, and transformation of chemical compounds in natural and polluted environments. Climate change, air pollution, stratospheric ozone depletion, pollution and treatment of water sources, and the utilization of insecticides and herbicides.
Prerequisites CHEM 3323.

EVEN 3321
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING LAB
3(1-2)
Description Overview of contaminant transport and partitioning processes, chemical processes, biological processes, and particle dynamics and separations processes. Design and performance of experiments to generate data for environmental engineering design. Statistical analyses and interpretation of experimental data.
Prerequisites MATH 3320, EVEN 2310, CHEM 1312/1112. Laboratory fee, $30.

EVEN 3328
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING PROCESS FUNDAMENTALS
3(3-0)
Description Physiochemical and biological process fundamentals and applications in Environmental Engineering practice. Emphasis is on the mass balance approach to problem solving with consideration of water chemistry, environmental process kinetics, ideal reactors, and biological process fundamentals.
Prerequisites EVEN 2310

EVEN 3336
ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY LAB
3(3-0)
Description Use and control of microorganisms in engineered systems and the effects of microorganisms on the environment and on human activity, health, and welfare. Microbial structure, function, growth, metabolism, and diversity, as well as microbial involvement biogeochemical cycling and in water and waste treatment, waterborne diseases, and pollution control.
Prerequisites CHEM 1311





EVEN 4110
ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS SEMINAR
1(1-0)
Description Familiarization and instruction for students in the recognition and formulation of ethical questions and issues centered about environmental engineering professional practice. Approaches to articulate and attempt resolution of ethical issues in engineering including safety and the environment. Prerequisite: junior and senior standing.
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EVEN 4301
WATER AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT
3(3-0)
Description Engineering analysis and design of water and wastewater treatment processes. Water quality evaluation; physical, chemical, and biological treatment systems; design of facilities for production of drinking water and treatment.
Prerequisites MATH 3320, EVEN 2310, EVEN 3320.


EVEN 4302
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING DESIGN I
3(3-0)
Description Application of the scientific, engineering, technical and communication skills to a water resources related environmental engineering design topic. Sustainable development and communication skills are emphasized.
Prerequisites CEEN 3392, EVEN 2310, EVEN 3320, EVEN 3328, EVEN 4301


EVEN 4303
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING DESIGN II
3(3-0)
Description The application of environmental engineering principles, including sustainability and economic criteria to a comprehensive air pollution control design problem. Computer software is utilized as a design aid.
Prerequisites EVEN 3320, EVEN 3328, CHEN 4386


EVEN 4306
SOLID AND HAZARDOUS WASTE FUNDAMENTALS
3(3-0)
Description Solid and hazardous waste engineering and planning. Landfill technology development and design. Waste to energy concepts and technology development, and resource conservation and recovery perspectives.
Prerequisites EVEN 3328


EVEN 4317
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING FUNDAMENTALS
3(3-0)
Description Introductory course in Environmental engineering: science basis, law and regulations, protection of human health and the environment from air, water, solid/hazardous and product pollution. Structure of the environmental industry. Prerequisites: Junior standing in physical science, engineering or agriculture.
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EVEN 4357
ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS OF ENGINEERING PRODUCTS
3(3-0)
Description Environmental transformations, contaminant transport, ideal reactor models, design and application of exposure assessment models to solve waste load allocation problems. Prerequisite: senior standing in engineering.
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