The Department offers a Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Sustainable Engineering. Students enrolling in this program will be equipped with a strong foundation in this broad discipline, state-of-the-art science and technologies for solving environmental problems using sustainable approaches, and skills for lifelong learning.
The Environmental and
Sustainable Engineering program is highly unique. The conventional
Environmental Engineers are in high demand and enjoy among the highest starting
salaries of BS degrees. They are highly sought after in careers in industry,
government and academia. They work in basically all industries that have any
contact with the environment and consulting firms to help clients manage their
environment issues. They are government employees at federal, state and local
levels to protect the environment and human health. In addition, graduates may
work in universities and institutions where they conduct research. Sufficient
education on Sustainable Engineering opens even more career paths at the
intersections of different disciplines. Possible job titles include Air Quality
Analyst, Water Quality Specialist, Consulting Engineer, Remediation Manager,
Process Engineer, Permit Writer, Patent Attorney, Waste Treatment Specialist,
Energy Engineer, and Sustainable Designer.
As a student in our program, you will learn to:
- Become a skilled
problem-solver with a mindset on sustainability. The habit of finding
sustainable solutions to environmental challenges will be culminated through
interactions with world-class faculty, internships and senior design projects
tied to real-world problems.
- Be able to conduct
one-on-one hands-on research with top-notch faculty working on all
environmental problems related to water, air, solid waste, water resource
management and energy sustainability.
- Use different tools to analyze data, generate models and
design processes for pollution control, remediation or sustainable energy
- Think in holistic ways to create sustainable solutions to
- Work effectively and collaboratively with people from
- Be a professional engineer with impeccable work ethic and
life-long learning habit
Registration is currently open for Fall 2019. Please see the Undergraduate Bulletin
for course descriptions, and visit the Schedule of Classes
to see what is being offered (input IESE
in the "Course Subject" field). The program MAP is available here
. Please feel free to call the department for more information.