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EVEN BS CURRICULUM - CATALOG DESCRIPTIONS (Apr. 2015)

UNIV 1101/1102
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.
Prerequisites

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 2311
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING ETHICS AND POLICY
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.
Prerequisites  Sophomore standing in B.S. program in physical science, engineering or agriculture.

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 3399
NUCLEAR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
3(3-0)
Description

Nuclear fuel cycle and associated environmental impacts and safety concerns related to nuclear chemistry, nuclear physics, health physics, and environmental engineering.

Prerequisites

Junior standing


EVEN 4102
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
WATER AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT
3(3-0)
Description

Engineering analysis and design of water and wastewater treatment processes.  Main topics include water quality evaluation; physical, chemical, and biological treatment systems; design of facilities for production of drinking water and treatment and reclamation of municipal and industrial wastewater; and management of residuals from water and wastewater treatment facilities.

Prerequisites MATH 3320, EVEN 2310, EVEN 3320

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 4102

EVEN 4304
WATER RESOURCES AND ADVANCED COMPUTER METHODS
3(3-0)
Description

Application of advanced computer techniques and methods for numerical analysis and solution of complex environmental engineering problems including geospatial analysis, mathematical model development and numerical solutions to non-linear differential equations, and their applications to water resources problems.

Prerequisites EVEN 2304 or equivalent

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 4336
SELECTED TOPICS
3(3-0)
Description

One or more topics of environmental engineering.  May be repeated when topic changes. Prerequisites:  senior standing.

Prerequisites MATH 3320, EVEN 2310, EVEN 3320

EVEN 4386
AIR POLLUTION CONTROL
3(3-0)
Description

A fundamental approach to air pollutants classification, sources and effects; theories of air quality, air pollution control and atmospheric science; control technologies of particulate and gaseous air pollutants, and process design variables; introduction to air pollution meteorology and dispersion modeling.

Prerequisites CEEN 3392 and senior standing


EVEN 4399
INTERNSHIP IN ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
3(3-0)
Description

Internships in industry, government or consulting companies, designed to broaden the skills obtained through curricular education.

Prerequisites Junior or Senior standing


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