BS in Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering Major

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Environmental Engineers design systems, policies and processes that protect living organisms from the effects of adverse environmental factors such as waste, chemical, air or water quality and climate change. Students graduate from the environmental engineering major with the ability to identify, evaluate and solve complex problems by drawing from several areas of engineering and the sciences. You will become an expert in protecting, improving and creating safe and sustainable solutions with a multi-disciplinary approach.

Drexel Engineering combines immersive, design-oriented coursework taught by world-recognized faculty experts with co-op, your capstone senior design experience and research opportunities to have you ready to start a career making an immediate impact.

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Many students combine a minor within the College of Engineering. Students can minor in an any area, not just engineering. Popular minors include business, Ecology, and environmental science.

Hometown: Boyertown, Pennsylvania<br>
Major: Environmental Engineering<br>
Class Year: 2024

Elizabeth Clarkson

Hometown: Boyertown, Pennsylvania
Major: Environmental Engineering
Class Year: 2024

Elizabeth’s Story

Drexel Engineering Co-Op

Co-op crystalizes understanding of your chosen field. You come away knowing more about your options for a career path, your preferred work environment, and your focus within your chosen discipline. The context you gain provides you with the ability to start your career ready to make a difference.

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Curriculum and Requirements

Students must complete a total of 35 General Education credits (9 of these credits are liberal elective credits), 65 Foundation Requirement course credits, and 95 credits of environmental engineering requirements.

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