Students earning a certificate in Water and Wastewater Treatment will:
- Understand the function and be able to design physical and chemical separation processes in water and wastewater treatment; and
- Understand the principles that control the design and operation of biological unit process municipal wastewater treatment and be able to design processes for organics removal and nitrogen and phosphorus reduction, and biosolids stabilization.
To obtain a certificate, students must complete the required courses with a 3.0 grade point average or better on a four-point scale. Upon completion of one of more certificates, the student may formally apply and enroll (pending acceptance) into the Master of Science programs in Civil Engineering or Environmental Science, and all courses completed toward the certificates will be applied towards the Master's degree.
- CIVL 601 Sustainable Water Quality and Resources 3 semester hours
- CIVL 617 Water Treatment Processes 3 semester hours
- One of the following:
- CIVL 618 Water Reuse and Desalination 3 semester hours or
- CIVL 619 Advanced Integrated Water Treatment Systems 3 semester hours
- B.S. or higher degree in any engineering discipline or consent of the program director
- Resume / Curriculum Vitae and/or a one-paragraph professional biography