Total Semester Hours Required: 36

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department encourages students pursuing a GIEL certificate along with an MS Environmental Engineering to complete their MS coursework requirements in their first year and their GIEL certificate requirements in their second year. Students who prefer to complete their GIEL certificate requirements in their first year are asked to speak with their MS degree adviser beforehand.

Students pursuing the MS in Environmental Engineering with Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership must complete 16 semester-hours of required GIEL coursework and 20 semester-hours of required Environmental Engineering coursework.

Please refer to the Environmental Engineering homepage for the most up-to-date course requirements and other program information.

Required GIEL Coursework

All students will be required to complete the following 16 semester-hours of Gordon Engineering Leadership coursework.

ENLR 5121 Engineering Leadership 1 2
ENLR 5122 Engineering Leadership 2 2
ENLR 5131 Scientific Principles of Engineering 1 2
ENLR 5132 Scientific Principles of Engineering 2 2
ENLR 7440 Engineering Leadership Challenge Project 1 4
ENLR 7442 Engineering Leadership Challenge Project 2 4

Environmental Engineering Core Coursework

Students will also complete 20 semester-hours of Environmental Engineering coursework. Coursework must be comprised of at least 3 (12 semester-hours) core courses and 2 courses (8 semester-hours) selected from the restricted elective list or remaining core course.

CIVE 7250 Environmental Chemistry 4
CIVE 7251 Environmental Biological Processes 4
CIVE 7255 Environmental Physical/Chemical Processes 4
CIVE 7260 Hydrologic Modeling 4