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Environmental Engineering (with optional Co-op)

  • Allows students to tackle the challenges that can harm human and ecosystem health and to design real-world processes and systems that remove contaminants before they are released into our air, water and soil
  • Includes the study and application of the latest technologies, systems and approaches for preventing and reducing pollution, increasing eco-efficiency and promoting renewable energy, that lead to innovative, sustainable and economical solutions for our planet

Course Descriptions - Environmental Engineering (within the Civil and Environmental Engineering department)


Minimum Admissions Average: 
Bachelor of Applied Science in Environmental Engineering
Second Average: 
(plus 74% secondary average)
Mean Admissions Average: 
  • All programs take a common first year.
  • ENG4U, MHF4U, SCH4U and SPH4U required. MCV4U is strongly recommended.

Engineering second average is the average of all math and science courses except biology.

Career Tracks: 
  • State-of-the-art manufacturing and production
  • Business
  • Government
  • Systems design/operation/building/maintenance
  • Consulting
  • Transportation
  • Pollution control and prevention
  • Advanced computing and communications
  • Medicine and medical technology
  • Bio-based engineering
  • Research and development
  • Structural design
  • Failure analysis
  • Construction and infrastructure renewal
  • Scheduling and optimization
  • Automotive industry
  • Environmental protection
  • Project, process and systems management
  • Robotics and advanced electronics
  • Power generation and distribution