2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook

Environmental Engineering

Department of Petroleum Engineering & Geology

Website: https://www.marietta.edu/petro-department

Program Director: Ben Ebenhack (ben.ebenhack@marietta.edu)

Administrative Assistant: Sue Hiser

The Environmental Engineering major is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in many sectors of the professional, scientific, and technical services related to the environmental engineering industry; graduate school; government-service; and life-long learning and professional development. Graduates with the MC Environmental Engineering major will be prepared to enter the workplace as Environmental Engineers or to proceed to enter graduate school. In the workplace, graduates may work for corporations, consulting firms, government or intergovernmental agencies, or NGOs.

The Environmental Engineering minor is for students in the sciences and Petroleum Engineering who are interested in Environmental Engineering and would like to add an understanding of its principles to their intellectual portfolios. This minor will provide students with a competitive edge in an evolving job market. The required courses will enhance students’ general technical skills and provide them with a broad knowledge of environmental systems and impacts, including design to mitigate negative impacts.