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MSU 2012-2014 Catalog > Environmental Engineering Courses

Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

ENVE
Environmental Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering
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EENV 292   INDEPENDENT STUDY
EENV 432   ADVANCED ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY
EENV 434   GROUND WATER SUPPLY AND REMEDIATION
EENV 440   WATER CHEMISTRY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERS
EENV 441   NATURAL TREATMENT SYSTEMS
EENV 443   AIR POLLUTION CONTROL
EENV 445   HAZARDOUS WASTE TREATMENT
EENV 447   HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT
EENV 490R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
EENV 491   SPECIAL TOPICS
EENV 492   INDEPENDENT STUDY
EENV 534   ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING INVESTIGATIONS
EENV 535   HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT
EENV 540   WATER CHEMISTRY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EGINEERS
EENV 560   ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING PROCESSES
EENV 561   ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING REACTOR THEORY
EENV 562   WATER TREATMENT PROCESSES & DESIGN
EENV 563   WASTEWATER TREATMENT PROCESSES & DESIGN
EENV 564   ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINERING APPLICATIONS LABORATORY
EENV 565   CHEMICAL SENSORS AND INSTRUMENTATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
EBIO 566   FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOFILM ENGINEERING
EENV 575   RESEARCH OR PROFESSIONAL PAPER/PROJECT
EENV 589   GRADUATE CONSULTATION
EENV 590   MASTER'S THESIS
EENV 591   SPECIAL TOPICS 
EENV 592   INDEPENDENT STUDY
EENV 598   INTERNSHIP


Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

EENV 292 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 -3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

EENV 432 ADVANCED ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: ECIV 331.
COREQUISITE: ECIV 332.
-- Hydrology emphasizing engineering design. Topics include modern techniques for flow estimation, flood routing and sediment yield; design of conveyance structures; and water project development.

EENV 434 GROUND WATER SUPPLY AND REMEDIATION
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EGEN 335.
-- Contemporary groundwater topics including water supply, contaminant transport, and remediation technologies.

EENV 440 WATER CHEMISTRY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERS
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EENV 303.
--Fundamentals of aquatic chemistry and principles of water technology for environmental engineers. Based on chemical thermodynamics. Students learn to quantify water quality and control parameters characterizing water quality. Co-convened with ENVE 540. Students enrolled in this course will not be able to take ENVE 540 and have it count toward degree requirements.

EENV 441 NATURAL TREATMENT SYSTEMS
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EENV 340.
-- Planning, design, and operation of remediation facilities emphasizing natural versus mechanical elements. Specific topics include stabilization ponds, constructed wetlands, land treatment, and on-site domestic systems.

EENV 490R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
F,S,Su 1 - 6 cr. IND May be repeated. Max 12 cr.
-- Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a research paper, journal article, or undergraduate thesis. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

EENV 491 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

EENV 492 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 4 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor, and approval of Department Head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

EENV 534 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING INVESTIGATIONS
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EENV 340 and one of the following: ECIV 431, EENV 434, ECIV 435.
-- Laboratory and field investigations for design and analysis of environmental engineering systems.

EENV 535 HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT
On demand 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EENV 580 (Bioremediation) or previous graduate level courses in environmental engineering.
-- Examination of the technologies, regulations, political and environmental impacts of hazardous wastes. Management approaches are developed through fundamental studies of case histories.

EENV 540 WATER CHEMISTRY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERS
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EENV 340.
--Fundamentals of aquatic chemistry and principles of water technology for environmental engineers. Based on chemical thermodynamics. Students learn to quantify water quality and control parameters characterizing water quality. Co-convened with EENV 540. Students enrolled in this course will not be able to take EENV 540 and have it count toward degree requirements.

EENV 560 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING PROCESSES
F 2 cr. LEC 2
PREREQUISITE: EENV 340.
-- Physical, chemical, and biological processes in water quality management.

EENV 561 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING REACTOR THEORY
F 2 cr. LEC 2
PREREQUISITE: EENV 340.
-- Theory and mathematics of reactors commonly used in water and wastewater operations.

EENV 562 WATER TREATMENT PROCESSES & DESIGN
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EENV 560, EENV 561.
-- Principles, theory, and practice of water treatment plant design.

EENV 563 WASTEWATER TREATMENT PROCESSES & DESIGN
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EENV 560, EENV 561.
-- Principles, theory, and practice of wastewater treatment plant design.

EENV 564 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS LABORATORY
On Demand 3 cr. LAB 3
COREQUISITE: Graduate standing or equivalent.
-- The laboratories will be modular units based on environmental engineering application areas such as bioremediation, water and wastewater treatment, and biofilm systems. Students will learn analytical methods for determining chemical and biological components and will become familiar with laboratory and pilot scale reactors. Where appropriate, students will cooperate with field investigations.

EENV 565 CHEMICAL SENSORS AND INSTRUMENTATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
S alternate years, to be offered even years 2 cr. LEC 2
PREREQUISITE: EENV 340 or consent of instructor.
-- The course provides the knowledge necessary to design, manufacture, and use chemical sensors in the area of environmental biotechnology. Principles of manufacture and examples of application of chemical sensors along with the principles of measurement, signal conditioning, and data acquisition are presented to an extent that is necessary for the operation of sensors. The measurement techniques are preceded with an adequate theoretical introduction. Demonstrations of the sensors are organized in the Microsensors Laboratory located at the Center for Biofilm Engineering.

EBIO 566 FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOFILM ENGINEERING
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: M 274.
-- Development of quantitative descriptions of processes of microbial growth, diffusive and convective solute transport, and cell attachment and detachment. Integration of these processes in mathematical models of biofilm accumulation and activity. Application of these approaches to the analysis of biofilms in diverse industrial and natural environments.

EENV 575 RESEARCH OR PROFESSIONAL PAPER/PROJECT
F,S,Su 1 - 4 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing.
-- A research or professional paper or project dealing with a topic in the field. The topic must have been mutually agreed upon by the student and his or her major adviser and graduate committee.

EENV 589 GRADUATE CONSULTATION
On Demand 3 cr. IND
PREREQUISITE: Master's standing and approval of the Dean of Graduate Studies.
-- This course may be used only by students who have completed all of their coursework (and thesis, if on a thesis plan) but who need additional faculty or staff time or help.

EENV 590 MASTER'S THESIS
On Demand 1 - 10 cr. IND May be repeated.
PREREQUISITE: Master's standing.

EENV 591 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Upper division courses and others as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

EENV 592 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1-4 cr. IND Maximum 8 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Admission to graduate program.
-- Directed graduate research and study of architectural, urban design or historic preservation issues on an individual basis.

EENV 598 INTERNSHIP
On Demand 2 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, consent of instructor and approval of Department Head.
-- An individual assignment arranged with an agency, business or other organizations to provide guided experience in the field.

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