If you choose to concentrate in environmental engineering, you may wish to emphasize water or air-related courses. The courses below are intended to prepare you for employment with consulting firms, public agencies, and industries, and also to provide background for graduate study. Employment is available in many related fields of pollution control, public works, environmental engineering, solid waste and hazardous wastes engineering, and water and air quality management.
Environmental engineering senior year faculty mentoring session recordings
This is a general guide. Please consult your faculty mentor for more information.
|Professional Practice Studio
|Environmental Engineering Capstone Design Project, or another CEE capstone course options
Strongly recommended courses
|Applied Limnology and Pollutant Effects on Freshwater
|Hydraulic Design for Environmental Engineering
|Wastewater Reuse and Resource Recovery
|Drinking Water Treatment
|Air Pollution Control
|Stormwater Treatment and Management
|Advanced Remote Sensing and Earth Observation
|Data Analysis in Water Science
|Geospatial Data Analysis
|Hydraulics of Sediment Transport
|Analysis Technology for Groundwater Flow
|Air Quality Modeling
|A A 260
For complete list of CEE courses, see Course Catalog.
Undergraduates with special interest in environmental engineering may be eligible to take some courses at the graduate level (with 500-level course numbers). Please consult with the faculty instructor for the course. Faculty permission and an add code is required to register for 500-level classes. Submit the add code request online, note faculty permission and forward the email faculty approval to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested in environmental engineering?
There are many UW student chapter of professional associations you may want to explore and join:
- American Public Works Association (APWA)
- American Water Resources Association (AWRA)
- American Water Works Association (AWWA)
- Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association
Learn more about other clubs and organizations.