Minor in Environmental Systems Engineering

The minor in environmental systems engineering is for students interested in environmental issues associated with the extraction, processing and utilization of mineral and energy resources and their solutions. It provides an opportunity for students to understand and appreciate the interrelationship between energy and the environment, be exposed to the basic courses in environmental systems engineering, and to appreciate and evaluate the impact of environmental pollution control on viability of the profitability and feasibility of operations associated with the safe extraction, processing and utilization of mineral and energy resources.

A total of 18 credits are required for the minor. A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Prescribed Courses: 15 Credits

  • EME 460 - Geo-resource Evaluation and Investment Analysis (3 credits)
  • ENVSE 406 - Sampling and Monitoring of the Geo-Environment (3 credits)
  • ENVSE 427 - Pollution Control in the Process Industries (3 credits)
  • ENVSE 450 - Environmental Health and Safety (3 credits)
  • MN PR 301 - Elements of Mineral Processing (3 credits)

Additional Courses: 3 Credits

Select 3 credits from the following courses:

  • EGEE 470 - Air Pollutants from Combustion Sources (3 credits)
  • ENVSE 400 - Safety Engineering (3 credits)
  • MN PR 426 - Aqueous Processing (3 credits)