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Environmental Health Electives

Deer Island
In operation since 1995, the Deer Island Wastewater Treatment Plant has helped transform Boston Harbor from one of America's most polluted harbors to one of the cleanest.

Note: These are the suggested electives for those students interested in the field of Environmental Health.
Please consult the registrar’s catalog for a complete listing of degree requirements and electives.

Course # Course Title SH
Project Electives

Complete the following course:

CIVE 5536 Hydrologic Engineering 4
Technical Electives

Complete 11 semester hours from the following:

CIVE 4534 and
CIVE 4535
Environmental Engineering II + Laboratory for Environmental Engineering II 3
1
CIVE 4540 Resource Recovery and Waste Treatment Technologies Abroad 4
CIVE 4777 Climate Hazards and Resilient Cities or Coastlines 4
CIVE 5271 Solid and Hazardous Waste Management 4
CIVE 5275 Life Cycle Assessment of Materials, Products, and Infrastructure 4
Science Electives

Complete one of the following:

BIOL 1117 and
BIOL 1118
Integrated Anatomy and Physiology 1 + Lab for BIOL 1117 4
1
BIOL 1121 and
BIOL 1122
Basic Microbiology + Basic Microbiology Lab 4
1
BIOL 1141 Microbes and Society 4
BIOL 1143 Biology and Society 4
CHEM 2311 and
CHEM 2312 and
CHEM 2319
Organic Chemistry + Lab for CHEM 2311 + Recitation 4
1
0
CHEM 2321 and
CHEM 2322
Analytical Chemistry + Analytical Chemistry Lab 4
1
ENVR 1101 Environmental Science 4
ENVR 1110 Global Climate Change 4
ENVR 1111 Weather and Climate 4
ENVR 4505 Wetlands 4
ENVR 5280 Groundwater Modeling 4
ENVR 5282 Groundwater Geochemistry 4
PHYS 4623 Medical Physics 4
CEE General Electives

Complete five academic, nonremedial, nonrepetive courses, each equivalent to 4 semester hours

AFRS 1270 Introduction to Global Health 4
ANTH 2330 Environmental Antropology 4
BIOE 2060 Special Topics in Bioengineering 4
BIOE 2355 Quantitative Physiology for Bioengineers 4
BIOE 2365 and
BIOE 2366
Bioengineering Measurement, Experimentation, and Statistics + Lab for BIOE 2365 4
1
CHEM 1101,
CHEM 1102, and
CHEM 1103
General Chemistry for Health Sciences + Lab for 1101 + Recitation 4
1
0
CHEM 1104,
CHEM 1105, and
CHEM 1106
Organic Chemistry for Health Sciences + Lab for 1104 + Recitation 4
1
0
CHME 4634 Nanomaterials” Thin Films and Structures 4
CHME 5630 Biochemical Engineering 4
CIVE 4541 Waste Management Policy Abroad 4
CIVE 4778 Climate Adaptation and Policy in an Emerging Economy 4
CIVE 5250 Organic Pollutants in the Environment 4
CIVE 5270 Environmental Protection and Management 4
COMM 1112 Public Speaking 4
COMM 1113 Business and Professional Speaking 4
COMM 3500 Environmental/Risk Communication 4
CS 1501 Algorithms and Data Structures for Engineering (CS 1500) + Lab for CS 15 1
CS 2501 Fundamentals of Computer Science 1 (CS 2500) + Lab for CS 25 1
CS 3200 Database Desi 4
CS 3520 Programming in C 4
ENVR 2500 and
ENVR 2501
Biostatistics + Lab for ENVR 2500 4
1
ENVR 3200 Water Resources 4
ENVR 4500 and
ENVR 4501
Applied hydrogeology + Lab for ENVR 4500 4
1
ENVR 4504 Environmental Pollution 4
EECE 5642 Data Visualization 4
ENGW 3303 Advanced Writing in the Environmental Professions 4
ENLR 5121 Engineering Leadership 1 2
EMGT 5220 Engineering Project Management 4
ENTR 2301 Innovation 4
ENTR 3319 Innovation Workshop 4
ENTR 3325 Sustainable Innovation 4
GE 1202 Engineering Innovation and Discovery Abroad 4
GE 5010 Customer-Driven Technical Innovation for Engineers 4
GE 5020 Engineering Product Design Methodology 4
GE 5100 Product Development for Engineers 4
IE 5640 Data Mining for Engineering Applicatio 4
LPSC 2301 Introduction to Law, Policy, and Society 4
MARS 3310 Water Resources Policy and Management 4
MARS 3425 Biology of Fishes 4
PHIL 1180 Environmental Ethics 4
PHTH 2350 Community and Public Health 4
PHTH 4515 Health Policy: Public Health in Crisis 4
PHTH 5214 Environmental Health 3
PHTH 5230 Global Health 3