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The Certificate in Environmental Engineering

Prerequisites for admission to the certificate program:

The program is designed for individuals who have a civil engineering degree, an engineering degree and extensive experience in civil engineering, or senior standing in a civil engineering program at another university. The following courses, their approved transfer equivalents, or appropriate work experience are required of all candidates prior to admission to this certificate program. Applicants should consult with an adviser to determine whether these requireemnts have been fully satisfied or whether additional courses are required.

BIOL    008    Principles of Biology    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: High school biology and chemistry.

CHEM    037    General Chemistry    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: Second-year high school algebra; one year high school chemistry or CHEM 016. (One year of high school physics and one year of high school mathematics past Algebra II are recommended.)

C E    035    Statics    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: M E 025, PHYS 004A; MATH 007C (may be taken concurrently).

C E    150    Fluid Mechanics    4.0    FS

Prerequisites: C E 035, MATH 007C; either C E 020 or ECE 090 or M E 038 (may be taken concurrently). Recommended: M E 135 (may be taken concurrently).

ECE    090    Algorithms & Programs for Engrs    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: MATH 007A is recommended.

MATH    007A    Analytic Geometry and Calculus    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: Completion of ELM requirement; both MATH 004 and MATH 006 (or high school equivalent); a score that meets department guidelines on a department administered calculus readiness exam.

MATH    007B    Analytic Geometry and Calculus    4.0    FS

Prerequisites: Completion of ELM requirement; MATH 007A with a grade of C- or higher.

MATH    007C    Analytic Geometry and Calculus    4.0    FS

Prerequisites: Completion of ELM requirement; MATH 007B with a grade of C- or higher.

M E    025    Engineering Graphics    2.0    FS

M E    152    Thermodynamics    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: PHYS 004A. Recommended: PHYS 004C.

PHYS    004A    Mechanics    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: High school physics or faculty permission. Concurrent enrollment in or prior completion of MATH 007B (second semester of calculus) or equivalent.

Course Requirements for the Certificate: 24 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this certificate.

A grade point average of 2.5 or better must be earned for courses required for the certificate program, with at least a “C” earned in each course.

3 courses required:

BIOL    011    General Microbiology    4.0    FS

Prerequisites: A college course in biology and in general chemistry.

CHEM    038    General Chemistry    4.0    FS

Prerequisites: CHEM 037.

C E    288    Environmental Engineering I    4.0    SP

Prerequisites: CHEM 037; C E 150.

2 courses selected from:

C E    252    Engineering Hydrology    3.0    Inq

Prerequisites: MATH 007A. Completion of C E 150 is recommended.

C E    291    Environmental Engineering II    3.0    Inq

Prerequisites: C E 150. Completion of C E 288 is recommended.

C E    293    Water Quality Engineering    3.0    Inq

Prerequisites: C E 150. Completion of C E 288 is recommended.

C E    295    Solid Waste Management    3.0    Inq

Prerequisites: CHEM 037; BIOL 008; C E 150.

2 courses selected from:

BIOL    259    Aquatic Ecology    4.0    FA

Prerequisites: BIOL 006B, CHEM 038.

GEOG    119    Intro to Geographical Info Syst    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: GEOG 110 or equivalent.

GEOG    218    Remote Sensing    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: GEOG 108 and GEOG 115 or equivalents.

GEOS    215    Hydrogeology    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: CHEM 037, GEOS 106; MATH 007A; either PHYS 002A or PHYS 004A; either GEOS 070 or GEOS 180. Recommended: GEOS 107.

GEOS    260    Water Resources Management    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: Upper-division standing; GEOS 130 or GEOS 180.

GEOS    270    Environmental/Engineering Geol    3.0    S2

Prerequisites: GEOS 002; GEOS 003; GEOS 106. For majors in related sciences and technical fields, GEOS 002.

M E    253    Air Pollution Control    3.0    Inq

Prerequisites: C E 150 (or faculty permission), CHEM 037; either CHEM 210A or M E 152. Recommended: C E 121, M E 142.