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Environmental Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Norman, OK, United States
The core curriculum for Environmental Engineering from University of Oklahoma is similar to civil engineering; however, the last two years of the program focus strictly on environmental courses. Students are required to take courses in air pollution control engineering; water and wastewater engineering, and solid and hazardous waste management. 
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Overview

About Environmental Engineering from University of Oklahoma  

Students also choose two upper division Professional Electives in their preferred area of emphasis.

CEES has developed an innovative two semester capstone sequence. The first course in the sequence (Professional Practice) covers a lot of the non-technical issues associated with environmental engineering practice (e.g., professional registration, ethics, and environmental regulations); the second course (Environmental Capstone) focuses on a real world environmental engineering problem. 

The students are assembled into multi-disciplinary teams with environmental science students. The teams are structured to simulate a typical environmental consulting firm. 

 The student teams address a real-world environmental problem and their work is evaluated by practicing engineers and scientists. One past capstone class undertook a study of mine water discharge to develop a passive treatment system located in the Tar Creek Superfund site in northeast Okla.

Accreditation

The Environmental Engineering undergraduate program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    125 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aquatic Chemistry
  • Hazardous and Solid Waste Management
  • Environmental Biology and Ecology
  • Introduction to EE Capstone
  • Contemporary Topics in Professional Practice
  • Approaches to Cross-Cultural Human Problems or approved substitute

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Submit either the OU Application, Common Application, or Coalition Application. This includes a $40, non-refundable application fee for domestic applicants.
  • Official high school transcript that reflects at least six semesters of work completed and includes your GPA computed on an unweighted 4.0 scale and your class rank
  • Official test scores to us through ACT and/or The College Board. Your test scores may also be included on your official high school transcript
  • Letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27727 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27727 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12346 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Norman

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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