Environmental Engineering (BS)

University of New Hampshire

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Discipline: Engineering
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


The Environmental Engineering Program at the University of New Hampshire offers an undergraduate degree in environmental engineering that prepares students for productive careers in the public and private sectors and graduate studies. The Program emphasizes fundamental principles in environmental engineering and design, built upon a strong base of chemistry, physics, mathematics and engineering science. The Program prepares its students to work in multi-disciplinary teams that analyze, formulate and communicate sustainable solutions to complex environmental problems. The importance of developing sustainable solutions that provide economic, social and environmental benefits to society is emphasized. The Program instills in its students an appreciation of the responsibilities of engineers to society and teaches them the skills necessary to continue learning and improving their professional expertise throughout their careers. The curricula prepare students to plan and design systems to minimize the impact of human activity on the environment and protect human health.

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