About this Program

An undergraduate Minor degree in Environmental Engineering can be obtained by Civil Engineering major students or students from outside the Civil and Environmental Engineering department. Various Environmental Engineering courses are available in Environmental Engineering minor program that allow pursuit of several areas of study or specialization within Environmental Engineering -- water quality, water and wastewater treatment, hazardous wastes, air quality, sustainable development, and energy engineering.

Program Highlights

  • Civil & Environmental Engineering are highly interconnected in terms of analysis, design, implementation, and management activities, which is why the combined Civil Engineering major + Environmental Engineering minor degree is the most highly sought-after qualification by employers.

  • With additional graduate level Environmental Engineering coursework, one can pursue a career as an Environmental Engineer.

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What are the requirements to apply for Environmental Engineering (Minor) at ODU?
Students entering the Minor program in Environmental Engineering (Minor) should meet the minimum university admission requirements Undergraduate Admission.


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Estimated rates for the 2023-24 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Active Duty Military Rate
Cost Per-Credit $250
Virginia Resident
Cost Per-Credit $393
Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States
Cost Per-Credit $407
Cost Per-Credit $1,073

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid


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