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Comparison of Environmental Programs
Can't decide which environmental program is right for you? Perhaps a side-by-side comparison of the courses within each program will be of use...
Side-by-Side Comparison of the available Environmental Programs for the Class of 2016
Category Engineering Science
Total Course Load for MAJORs 44 40
Core Curriculum 26 Courses
3-Course Core Engineering Sequence Not Applicable (see Note 1) Environmental Engineering (Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering Technologies, Environmental Engineering for Community Development)
Information Technology Not Required One of two Military IT core courses
Required Courses Environmental Science for Engineers and Scientists Introduction to Biology
Thermal Fluid Systems I  Ecology
Physical Geology Physical Geology
Environmental Biological Systems Geography of Global Cultures
Water Resources Planning and Design Environmental Security
Advanced Environmental Engineering Design Meteorlogy or Climatology
Physical and Chemical Treatment
Biochemical Treatment
Air Pollution Engineering
Hydrogeology
Solid and Hazardous Waste Treatment and Remediation
Principles and Applications of Environmental Chemistry
Applied Engineering Math
Environmental Engineering Seminar
Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering​
Electives 3 courses from Field Elective List (Note 2) Environmental Science Tools Elective #1 (Note 3)
Environmental Science Depth Elective #1 (Note 4)
Environmental Science Depth Elective #2 (Note 4)
Environmental Science Field Elective #1 (Note 5)
Sample 8-Term Academic Plans for:

Environmental Engineering

Environmental Science

Notes:

1. The 3-course core engineering sequence for Environmental Engineering MAJORs consists of course material that is incorporated within their required courses and directed electives.

2. Environmental Engineering MAJORs must complete three (3) courses from the Environmental Engineering Directed Electives list. The sum of the Engineering Topics credits for the three chosen field electives must total 8 or greater.

3. Environmental Science MAJORs must complete one (1) course from the Environmental Science Tools Electives list.

4. Environmental Science MAJORs must complete two (2) from the Environmental Science Depth Electives list.

5. Environmental Science MAJORs must complete one (1) course from the Environmental Science Field Electives list.


ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
 
Environmental Engineering Major (EVE)
 
Complete the 26-course core curriculum
 
Complete the following fifteen (15) courses:
Course # Course Title
EV301 Environmental Science for Engineers and Scientists
EV388A Physical Geology
EV394 Hydrogeology
EV396 Environmental Biological Systems
EV397 Air Pollution Engineering
EV400 Environmental Engineering Seminar
EV401 Physical and Chemical Treatment
EV402 Biochemical Treatment
EV481 Water Resources Planning and Design
EV488 Solid and Hazardous Waste Treatment and Remediation
EV490 Advanced Environmental Process Design
MA366 Applied Engineering Math 
MC311 Thermal Fluid Systems I
XS391 Principles and Applications of Environmental Chemistry
EE301​ ​Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering

Field Elective: Complete three courses of the following to satisfy the Environmental Engineering Field Elective requirement. The sum of the Engineering Topics credits for the three chosen Field Electives must total 8 or greater.
Course # Course Title
EV377 Remote Sensing
EV380 Surveying
EV398 Geographic Information Systems
EV485 Special Topics in Geography and the Environment
EV489A Advanced Individual Study I
EV489B Advanced Individual Study II
CE380 Hydrology and Hydraulic Design
CH362 Mass and Energy Balances
EM381 Engineering Economy
EM411 Project Management
MC300 Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics and Design
MC312 Thermal-Fluid Systems II
SE375 Statistics for Engineers
SE385 Decision Analysis
CE350​ ​Infrastructure Engineering
MC364​ ​Mechanics of Materials
CE371​ ​Soil Mechanics/Foundation Engineering
​CE450 ​Construction Management
​MC380 ​Engineering Materials
​ME350 ​Mechanical Engineering/How Army Systems Work
ME472​ ​Energy Conversion Systems
​ME370 ​Computer Aided Design
​EE377 ​Electrical Power Engineering
Cadets pursuing an HONORS PROGRAM must complete Advanced Individual Studies I (EV489A) as one of their Field Electives, and attain an APSC of at least 3.0 in the core curriculum and an APSC of at least 3.5 in the major.


ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
 
Environmental Science Major (ESC)
 
Environmental Science Major with Honors (ESCh)
 
CORE CURRICULUM AND ENGINEERING SEQUENCE:
Complete the 26-course core curriculum

Complete the Environmental Engineering Sequence

Complete one (1) of the two (2) following courses:
Course # Course Title
IT305 Theory and Practice of Military IT Systems
IT355 Advanced Theory and Practice of Military IT Systems
Complete the six (6) courses listed below:
Course # Course Title
CH375 Introduction to Biology
EV365 Geography of Global Cultures
EV388A Physical Geology
EV471 Ecology
EV487 Environmental Security 
EV387 or EV389B  Meteorology or Climatology
Tools Elective: Complete one (1) of the courses listed below:
Course # Course Title
CH387 Human Physiology
EV377 Remote Sensing
EV398 Geographic Information Systems
Depth Elective: Complete the two (2) of the seven (7) Environmental Science Depth Electives:
Course # Course Title
CH383 Organic Chemistry I
CH384 Organic Chemistry II
EV391A Land Use Planning and Management
EV391B Environmental Geology
EV396 Environmental Biological Systems
EV398 Geographic Information Systems
XS391 Principles and Applications of Environmental Chemistry
Field Elective: Cadets will complete one course from the following list of Environmental Science Field Electives.  Cadets pursuing an HONORS PROGRAM must complete Advanced Individual Studies I (EV489A) as one of their Field Electives and one additional ev science field elective.  Also, upon graduation you must attain an APSC of at least 3.0 in the core curriculum and an APSC of at least 3.5 in the major.
 
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE FIELD ELECTIVES
Course # Course Title
EV377 Remote Sensing
EV378 Cartography
EV380 Principles of Surveying
EV384 Geography of North America
EV386 Geography of Europe
EV387 Meteorology
EV388B Geomorphology
EV390B Urban Geography
EV391A Principles of Land Use Planning and Management
EV391B Environmental Geology
EV394 Hydrogeology/Hydraulic Systems
EV396 Environmental Biological Systems
EV397​ ​Air Pollution Engineering
EV398 Geographic Information Systems
EV401 Physical and Chemical Treatment
EV482 Military Geography
EV488 Solid and Hazardous Waste Treatment and Remediation 
EV489A Advanced Individual Study I
XS391 Principles and Applications of Environmental Chemistry
MC300 Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics and Design
CE380 Hydrology/Hydraulic Design
CH357 Microbiology
CH383 Organic Chemistry I
CH384 Organic Chemistry II
CH385 Introduction to Cell Biology
CH387​ ​Human Physiology
CH460 Human Anatomy
CH481 Physical Chemistry I
DS350​ ​Military Communications
EP386 Philosophy of Science
LW481 International Law
MA363 Vector Calculus and ODE
MA366 Applied Engineering Math
MA391 Mathematical Modeling
MA396 Numerical Methods for the Solution of DE
MA476 Mathematical Statistics
EM381 Engineering Economy
SS479 Environmental Economics
SS480
Advanced American Politics, Policy, and Strategy