Environmental engineers in this area of specialization have specific knowledge on biology and ecology. They assess the impacts of contamination and disturbance on ecosystems and organisms and develop ways to manage ecosystems to mitigate contamination and safeguard natural resources.
Environmental Engineering Technical Electives (upper-division)
Students select at least Two courses from this list (or a second from list A, no double counting). Faculty can petition to add additional courses.
**CVEN 3434 Intro to Applied Ecology (3 credits, S; prerequisites: CHEN 1211-1221)
**Required first course (unless student has prereq’s for other EBIO courses) A minor is suggested.
*Note: "I" indicates a class on an intermittent schedule.
Ecology and Evolutional Biology Minor
You may want to consider earning a minor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. For more information, see the EBIO Minor website.
Companies and Organizations that Specialize in Ecology:
- Intermountain Aquatics, Environmental Consultants
- Ecological Engineering Group, consultants
- GEI Consultants
- Environmental Science Associates (ESA), design professionals
- Inter-Fluve, restoration, creation, and enhancement of streams, lakes, and wetlands
- Kerr Wood Leidal Associates, consulting engineers
- Hart Crowser, environmental consultants
- Forest Concepts, LLC
- Otak, Inc
- PBS Environmental, environmental engineering
- River Restoration Northwest, nonprofit scientific and educational organization
- NOAA Fisheries Service, governmental agency
- US Fish and Wildlife Service
- US Bureau of Land Management
- US Forest Service
- US Army Corps of Engineers
- Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife