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DEGREE Environmental Engineering, BS

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Major in environmental engineering

As an environmental engineer, you’ll directly influence areas that include lakes and rivers, clean drinking water, environmental pollution, alternative energy, climate change and more. And you’ll learn how to design, construct and operate the sustainable systems and smart infrastructure that will help make these things a reality.

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Civil and environmental engineering department

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Professors of practice who mentor our students
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civil engineering undergraduate ranking among public universities
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environmental engineering undergraduate ranking among public universities

Program and Degree Information

View the Undergraduate Guide for information on requirements, four-year plans and more.

Civil and environmental engineering news

Our research is making a global impact, especially in mobility, water and building, and energy, infrastructure and environmental considerations thread through everything we do.

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