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 5121Engineering Leadership 12
ENLR 5122Engineering Leadership 22
ENLR 5131Scientific Principles of Engineering 12
ENLR 5132Scientific Principles of Engineering 22
ENLR 7440Engineering Leadership Challenge Project 14
ENLR 7442Engineering Leadership Challenge Project 24

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 7250Environmental Chemistry4
CIVE 7251Environmental Biological Processes4
CIVE 7255Environmental Physical/Chemical Processes4
CIVE 7260Hydrologic Modeling4