Earth System Science and Environmental Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.)

Requirements for Majors

Math and Science's Requirements

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIO 10100Biological Foundations I

4

CHEM 10301General Chemistry I

4

AND

CHEM 10401General Chemistry II

4

 

CSC 10200Introduction for Computing

3

EAS 21700Systems Analysis of the Earth

4

MATH 20100Calculus I

4

MATH 21200Calculus II with Introduction to Multivariable Functions

4

MATH 21300Calculus III with Vector Analysis

4

MATH 39100Methods of Differential Equations

3

MATH 39200Linear Algebra and Vector Analysis for Engineers

3

PHYS 20700University Physics I

4

PHYS 20800University Physics II

4

Total Credit Hours:45

English and General Education Requirements

Refer to the School of Engineering section for details.

Students must take ENGL 21007: Writing for Engineers (3 cr.) and ENGR 27600: Engineering Economics (3 cr.)

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL 21007Writing for Engineering

3

ENGR 27600Engineering Economics

3

Total Credit Hours:24

Major Engineering Requirements

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGR 10100Engineering Design I

1

ENGR 10610Introduction to Earth System Science and Engineering

4

ENGR 20800Computation Methods for ESE

2

ENGR 30100Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing and Imaging

3

ENGR 59910Introduction to GIS

3

ENGR 59869ESE Design I

3

ENGR 59870Environmental and Earth System Science and Engineering Design II

3

CE 26400Civil Engineering Data Analysis

3

CE 36500Hydraulic Engineering

3

CE 37200Environmental Impact Assessment

3

CE 47400Environmental Engineering

3

Restricted Engineering Elective (Select One):

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGR 20400Electrical Circuits

3

OR

CE 23100Statics

3

Fluid Mechanics (Select one):

Course NumberTitleCredits
CE 35000Fluid Mechanics

3

OR

ME 35600Fluid Mechanics

3

OR

CHE 34100Transport Phenomena I

3

Restricted Elective Thermo I (Select one):

Course NumberTitleCredits
CHE 22900Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I

3

OR

ENGR 23000Thermodynamics

3

Restricted Elective (Select one):

Course NumberTitleCredits
CHE 33000Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics II

3

OR

ME 43000Thermal Systems Analysis and Design

3

Total Credit Hours:42

Technical Electives (18 credits)

These are to be selected from the list of approved engineering and science courses below. An appropriate sequence of courses will be selected based on student interest and with the approval of the student’s faculty advisor.

Course NumberTitleCredits

Engineering Electives

Course NumberTitleCredits
CHE 34200Transport PhenomenaII

3

CE 56600Engineering Hydrology

3

CE 57100Water Quality Analysis

3

CE 58300Air Pollution and Control

3

CE 58400Solid Waste Management

3

EE 20500Linear Systems Analysis I

3

EE 31100Probability and Statistics

3

EE 33000Electromagnetics

3

EE 35700Electric Power Engineering

3

EE 42800Photonics Engineering Laboratory

1

EE 45500Elements of Power Systems

3

EE 46200Photonic Engineering

3

EE G6800Earth Surveillance

3

ME 32200Computer Methods in Engineering

3

ME 43300Heat Transfer

3

ME 47100Energy Systems Design

3

ME 53600Sustainable Energy Conversion Systems

3

ME 54700Environmental Control

3

ME 55600Advanced Fluid Mechanics

3

ME 53700Turbomachinery Design

3

ENGR 55400Reactor Physics and Engineering

3

ENGR 55500Thermal Hydraulics

3

ENGR 55600Nuclear Reactor Design, Operation and Safety

3

ENGR 59920Bldg Mod&Simul

3

ENGR 59950Special Topics in Earth System and Environmental Engineering

3

ENGR 41230The Management of Hazardous Wastes

3

ENGR 5100XSpecial Projects in ESE

1-3

ENGR 55680Special Topics in Remote Sensing

3

ENGR 59803Industrial Ecology

3

Science Electives

Course NumberTitleCredits
EAS 30800ESS Modeling/Databases

3

EAS 31003Independent Study

3

EAS 41700Satellite Meteorology

3

EAS 30900Fundamentals of Atmospheric Science

3

EAS 32800Global Environmental Hazards

3

EAS 33300Phase I Environmental Site Assessments

3

EAS 33400Phase II Environmental Site Assessments

3

EAS 34500Hydrology

3

EAS 36500Coast and Ocean Processes

3

EAS 41300Environmental Geochemistry

3

EAS 43900Mineral/Energy Resources

4

EAS 43000Sedimentology

3

EAS 48800Climate Change

3

EAS 56100Geophysics

3

EAS 56500Environmental Geophysics

3

EAS 44600Groundwater Hydrology

3

CHEM 26100Organic Chemistry I

3

CHEM 26300Organic Chemistry II

3

CHEM 27200Organic Chemistry Laboratory I

3

CHEM 33100Physical Chemistry Laboratory I

2

CHEM 33200Physical Chemistry II

3

CHEM 40600Environmental Chemistry

3

CHEM 40601Environmental Chemistry Laboratory

2

CHEM 40700Environmental Organic Chemistry

3

CHEM 43400Physical Chemistry and Chemical Instrumentation Laboratory II

3

PHYS 32100Modern Physics for Engineers

3

PHYS 32300Quantum Mechanics for Engineers

3

PHYS 45200Optics

3

Electives

  1. A minimum of 18 course credits in Restricted and Technical Electives must come from Engineering courses.
  2. A minimum of three of the six Technical Electives must be in engineering.
  3. All electives must be approved by an ESE Advisor.
Course NumberTitleCredits

Total Credit Hours: 130

Recommended Sequence of Courses

First Semester (16 credits)

Course NumberTitleCredits
MATH 20100Calculus I

4

ENGR 10610Introduction to Earth System Science and Engineering

4

CHEM 10301General Chemistry I

4

ENGR 10100Engineering Design I

1

ENGL 11000Freshman Composition

3

MATH 20100, CHEM 10301: minimum grade of "C" required

Second Semester (18 credits)

Course NumberTitleCredits
MATH 21200Calculus II with Introduction to Multivariable Functions

4

CHEM 10401General Chemistry II

4

PHYS 20700University Physics I

4

CSC 10200Introduction for Computing

3

General Education

3

MATH 21200, PHYS 20700, CHEM 10401: minimum grade of "C" required

Third Semester (17 credits)

Course NumberTitleCredits
MATH 21300Calculus III with Vector Analysis

4

PHYS 20800University Physics II

4

EAS 21700Systems Analysis of the Earth

4

ENGL 21007Writing for Engineering

3

ENGR 20800Computation Methods for ESE

2

MATH 21300, PHYS 20800: minimum grade of "C" required

Fourth Semester (15 credits)

Course NumberTitleCredits
MATH 39100Methods of Differential Equations

3

MATH 39200Linear Algebra and Vector Analysis for Engineers

3

Restricted Engineering Elective

3

Restriced Elective I Thermo

3

CE 26400Civil Engineering Data Analysis

3

MATH 39100, MATH 39200: minimum grade of "C" required

Fifth Semester (16 credits)

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGR 30100Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing and Imaging

3

Fluid Mechanics option

3

BIO 10100Biological Foundations I

4

Technical Elective

3

ENGR 27600Engineering Economics

3

Sixth Semester (15 credits)

Course NumberTitleCredits
CE 37200Environmental Impact Assessment

3

ENGR 59910Introduction to GIS

3

Restricted Elective

3

General Education course

3

CE 36500Hydraulic Engineering

3

Seventh Semester (17 credits)

Course NumberTitleCredits
CE 47400Environmental Engineering

3

ENGR 59869ESE Design I

3

2 Technical Electives

6

Two Liberal Arts courses satisfying Pathway requirements

6

Eighth Semester (15 credits)

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGR 59870Environmental and Earth System Science and Engineering Design II

3

Three Technical electives

9

One General Education course, 20000 or higher

3

Total Credit Hours Required for obtaining a B.E. degree: 130, at least 30 of which must be in the Liberal Arts and Sciences (RLA), and 48 must be in Engineering disciplines.