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Environmental Engineering B.S.

Integrate engineering with soil and water chemistry to develop solutions to critical environmental issues that impact human health and natural ecosystems.
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About this Program

  • Collaborate with faculty on research projects at on- and off-campus institutes and labs, including the Center for Environmental Systems Engineering.
  • Participate in projects with field sampling programs that employ undergraduate and graduate students in the Syracuse area and beyond, including Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest.
  • Engage in research and have the opportunity to present your work at environmental conferences and publish your findings in conference proceedings and professional journals.
  • Gain valuable work experience by participating in paid summer internships or co-ops and still graduate in four years.
  • Enter the profession like recent graduates who are working at AECOM, Arcadis, Jacobs, Langan, Ramboll, Whiting-Turner and many other companies.
  • Explore the College of Engineering and Computer Science’s 20 clubs and student organizations, including Engineers Without Borders, the National Society of Black Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, the Society of Women Engineers and Women in Science and Engineering.
  • Earn a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management through the five-year H. John Riley Dual Engineering/MBA Program.
  • Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

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College of Engineering and Computer Science

Future engineers and computer scientists learn to create new knowledge and technologies through 9 undergraduate majors. Students have access to nationally regarded research centers, state-of-the-art lab spaces and challenging internships.
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You’ll explore a variety of areas like water and wastewater treatment, hazardous waste management, air pollution control, pollutant transport and the fundamentals of sustainable engineering analysis and design. You’ll also discover ways to apply engineering solutions to address economic, environmental and societal problems.

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