Environmental Engineering

Major Requirements

Major: Environmental Engineering

Degree Type: B.S.
Minimum Credits Required for Degree: 132

University Degree Requirements

  1. Satisfactory completion of all requirements of the curriculum in which one is enrolled.
  2. Earn a minimum total of 120 credits in approved coursework.  Some academic programs exceed this minimum.
  3. Satisfactory completion of the general education requirements as specified by the university.
  4. A minimum institutional GPA of 2.00 based on work taken at NDSU.
  5. At least 36 credits presented for graduation must be in courses numbered 300 or higher.
  6. Transfer Students: Must earn a minimum of 60 credits from a baccalaureate-degree granting or professional institution. 
    1. Of these 60, at least 36 must be NDSU resident credits as defined in #7.
    2. Within the 36 resident credits, a minimum of 15 must be in courses numbered 300 or higher and 15 credits in the major field of study.
  7. At least 36 credits must be NDSU resident credits.  Resident credits include credits registered and paid for at NDSU.

For complete information, please refer to the Degree and Graduation Requirements section of this Bulletin.

University General Education Requirements

Communication (C)12
College Composition I
College Composition II
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
Upper Division Writing
Quantitative Reasoning (R) 3
Science and Technology (S) 10
Humanities and Fine Arts (A) 6
Social and Behavioral Sciences (B) 6
Wellness (W) 2
Cultural Diversity (D) *†
Global Perspectives (G) *†
Total Credits39
  •  A list of university approved general education courses and administrative policies are available here.

Environmental Engineering Requirements

CHEM 121General Chemistry I (Gen Ed Category S)3
CHEM 121LGeneral Chemistry I Laboratory (Gen Ed Category S/Lab)1
CHEM 122General Chemistry II (Gen Ed Category S)3
CHEM 122LGeneral Chemistry II Laboratory (Gen Ed Category S/Lab)1
CHEM 240Survey of Organic Chemistry3
CE 212Civil Engineering Graphic Communications3
CE 309Fluid Mechanics3
CE 310Fluid Mechanics Laboratory1
CE 316Soil Mechanics3
ENGL 321Writing in the Technical Professions (Gen Ed Category C)3
ENGR 402Engineering Ethics and Social Responsibility1
ENGR 311History of Technology in America (Gen Ed Category A)3
ENGR 312Impact of Technology on Society (Gen Ed Category B)3
ENVE 1111
ENVE 2111
ENVE 2503
ENVE 3503
ENVE 3603
ENVE 3703
ENVE 4083
ENVE 4103
ENVE 4122
ENVE 4501
ENVE 4603
ENVE 4723
ENVE 4733
ENVE 4773
ENVE 4882
ENVE 4892
GEOG 105Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (Gen Ed Category S & G)3
IME 440Engineering Economy2
IME 460Evaluation of Engineering Data3
MATH 165Calculus I (Gen Ed Category R) *4
MATH 166Calculus II *4
MATH 259Multivariate Calculus *3
MATH 266Introduction to Differential Equations *3
ME 221Engineering Mechanics I *3
ME 222Engineering Mechanics II *3
ME 223Mechanics of Materials *3
PHYS 252University Physics II4
Technical Electives9
Total Credits114