Students pursuing a masters of science with thesis are required to take 24 hours of organized course work and 6 hours of thesis (CIVE 6399 and CIVE 7399). Students currently register for 12 credit hours of research and/or organized classes each long semester and 6 credit hours of research and/or organized classes in the summer semester.
|Graduate Seminar in Environmental Engineering must be taken twice by all students, but research students are expected to attend every semester.
Four core courses are required in the Masters of Science in Environmental Engineering program.
|Principles of Environmental Modeling
|Environment Engineering Microbiology
In addition to the required courses, students choose three electives from the following courses. Full time students are expected to choose electives that are applicable to their research projects.
|Water and Wastewater Treatment. Non-civil engineers only
|Storm Water Management
|Hydraulics of Open Channel Flow
|Evaluation of Water Quality in Natural Waters
|Biological Processes for Wastewater Treatment
|Advanced Planning and Design of Water Resource Systems
|Physicochemical Treatment Processes
|Solid and Hazardous Waste Treatment Processes
|Municipal Drinking Water Treatment
|Mass Transfer in Environmental Systems
|Groundwater Contaminant Transport
|Engineering Geographic Information Systems
|Hazardous Waste Management and Risk Assessment
Courses offered by other Departments within UH, as well as Rice and UH Clear Lake, are also acceptable. A list of some of these courses can be found here.