Environmental Engineering

female student holding a device for measuring air quality

Environmental Engineering is the application of scientific theories and principles to minimize the impact of human activities on the environment.

The Environmental Engineering program at Guelph was designed from the ground up as a complete, comprehensive environmental program.  It provides in-depth knowledge of relevant physical, chemical and biological systems with a strong emphasis on engineering design.  Our students experience the important role Environmental Engineering plays in serving the current and future needs of all humanity.


Academic Sequence  |  Regular Stream

YEAR FALL WINTER SUMMER
1 Semester 1 Semester 2 Off
2 Semester 3 Semester 4 Off
3 Semester 5 Semester 6 Off
4 Semester 7 Semester 8 Graduate!

Academic Sequence  |  Co-op Stream

YEAR FALL WINTER SUMMER
1 Semester 1 Semester 2 Off
2 Semester 3 Semester 4 4-month work term
3 Semester 5 8-month work term
4-month work term 4-month work term
4 Semester 6 Semester 7 8-month   >
4-month work term
5 <   work term Semester 8 Graduate!
4-month work term