Doctorate in Environmental Sciences

General

Program Description

This program may have an emphasis on research with a focus on Chemistry or Biology. It consists of a total of 56 credits, of which 17 are core courses on basic aspects of environmental issues such as water, air, soil, legislation, and experimental design; 18 specialization credits, and 21 credits are destined for research.

Curriculum

Core Courses (17 credits)

  • STAT 750 Experimental Design
  • ENSC 751 Environmental Laws, Ethics and Public Policy
  • ENSC 752 Water Quality Management
  • ENSC 753 Soil Management
  • ENSC 754 Air Quality Management
  • ENSC 755 Graduate Seminar I
  • ENSC 756 Graduate Seminar II

Specialization Courses (18 credits Level 700 800 900)

  • ECON 700 Environmental Economics
  • ENSC 706 Wildlife Management
  • ENSC 707 Environmental Geology
  • ENSC 709 Environmental Management and Planning
  • ENSC 730 Solid Waste Management
  • ENSC 737 Renewable Energy Sources and Issues
  • ENSC 760 Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response
  • ENSC 763 Environmental Evaluation
  • ENSC 770 Classification and Characterization of Hazardous Waste
  • ENSC 790 Special Topics in Environmental Sciences
  • ENSC 839 Issues in Environmental Public Health
  • ENSC 841 Environmental Remediation
  • ENSC 844 Environmental Biotechnology
  • ENSC 865 Environmental Toxicology
  • ENSC 901 Environmental Risk Assessment and Management
  • ENSC 902 Environmental Quality Indicators
  • ENSC 960 Biodiversity Conservation and Management
  • ENSC 992 Experimental Methods in Remediation
  • ENSC 995 Advanced Studies in Environmental Sciences
  • BIOL 712 Applied Mycology
  • BIOL 713 Microbial Ecology
  • BIOL 843 Environmental Microbiology
  • BIOL 903 Ecology and Conservation of Natural Resources
  • BIOL 914 Applied Tropical Botany
  • BIOL 995 Advanced Studies in Environmental Biology
  • BIOL 990 Experimental Microbiology
  • CHEM 735 Environmental Chemical Analysis I
  • CHEM 736 Environmental Chemical Analysis II
  • CHEM 850 Environmental Catalysis
  • CHEM 852 Materials for Pollution Control
  • CHEM 861 Nanotechnology
  • CHEM 953 Environmental Electrochemistry
  • CHEM 954 Adsorption and Ionic Exchange in Solid Materials
  • CHEM 960 Instrumental Methods for Material Characterization
  • CHEM 962 Advanced Environmental Chemical Analysis
  • CHEM 995 Advanced Studies in Environmental Chemistry

Research required courses (21 créditos)

  • ENSC 997 Doctoral Dissertation
  • TEST 800C Comprehensive Examination
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Plan of Study

First Year - First Semester

  • ENSC752 Water Quality Management
  • ENSC754 Air Quality Management
  • ENSC755 Graduate Seminar I

First Year - Second Semester

  • ENSC751 Environmental Laws, Ethics, and Public Policy
  • ENSC753 Soil Management
  • ENSC756 Graduate Seminar II

Second Year - First Semester

  • ENSC, CHEM, BIOL Specialization Course (700‐800 Level)
  • ENSC, CHEM, BIOL Specialization Course (700‐800 Level)

Second Year - Second Semester

  • STAT750 Experimental Design
  • ENSC997 Doctoral Dissertation
  • TEST800C Comprehensive Examination

Third Year - First Semester

  • ENSC997 Research Proposal Preparation
  • ENSC, CHEM, BIOL Specialization Course (700‐800 Level)

Third Year - Second Semester

  • ENSC997 Doctoral Dissertation
  • ENSC, CHEM, BIOL Specialization Course (900 level)

Fourth Year - First Semester

  • ENSC997 Doctoral Dissertation
  • ENSC, CHEM, BIOL Specialization Course (900 level)

Fourth Year - Second Semester

  • ENSC 997 Doctoral Dissertation
  • ENSC, CHEM, BIOL Specialization Course (900 level)

Fifth Year - First Semester

  • ENSC 997 Doctoral Dissertation

Fifth Year - Second Semester

  • ENSC 997 Doctoral Dissertation (Remaining credits to complete 21)
Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

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