Environmental Protection and Hazardous Waste Management Emphasis Area


As a geological engineering student with an emphasis in environmental protection and hazardous waste management, you will learn how to protect and preserve the planet, with a particular focus on hazardous waste cleanup, groundwater remediation and geological hazards.

You will have a number of opportunities for fieldwork, from wetlands protection to the cleanup of lead contaminated soil.

Notable courses in this emphasis area include:

  • Environmental Geological Engineering
  • Geological Aspects of Hazardous Waste Management
  • Subsurface Hydrology and Transport Mechanics
  • Soil Science in Engineering Practice
  • Statistical Methods in Environmental Geology and Engineering
  • Environmental Aspects of Mining
  • Risk Assessment in Environmental Studies
  • Groundwater Remediation