Summary: Environmental Engineering 2010-2011
UNDERGRADUATE HANDBOOK FOR
· Educate the next generation of environmental engineering professionals and assist in the education
of other engineers and environmental scientists;
· Discover and develop new knowledge in environmental engineering;
· Share cutting edge research and new information and ideas through the scientific media and
These efforts will be conducted in the context of a world-class university bringing benefits to our
students, the nation and global society.
PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
The educational goals for the Environmental Engineering major are consistent with those of the College
of Engineering and Cornell University. We are committed to providing an excellent undergraduate
engineering program in a nurturing learning environment so that our graduates acquire knowledge and
develop the needed skills for successful professional careers.
The Educational Objectives of the Environmental Engineering Major are to
1. Produce graduates who pursue careers in Environmental Engineering based on a background in
mathematics, physical and life sciences, liberal studies and engineering.