Environmental Engineering Department Website

Cal Poly Catalog

Environmental Engineering

About Environmental Engineering

The Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering emphasize the study of engineering principles and the application of scientific knowledge and technology for the betterment of humankind. The program stresses the team design concept and systems approach to problem solving.

Faculty Advisors

Students on Academic Probation should meet with Dr. Tracy Thatcher.

For additional information on assigned Faculty Advisors please see the CE/ENVE Faculty Advising Page.

Catalog Changes

These catalog changes apply to ENVE majors only.

  • Students following the 2015-17 catalog cannot count ENVE 323 in Technical Electives.
  • Students following the 2011-13 through 2015-17 catalogs can substitute ENVE 411 (4 units) for ENVE 411 (3 units).  The extra unit can we used towards technical elective credit.
  • Students following the 2009-11 through 2015-17 catalogs may use CE 400, CE 500, ENVE 400, and ENVE 500 for technical elective credit.  A petition is not required.  Note: No more than 4 units in total from CE 400/ENVE 400, CE 500/ENVE 500, ENVE 405, ENVE 407, and ENVE 471 combined can be counted towards technical electives.

Proposed Course Offerings


Department flowcharts provide an example of an academic plan. The flowcharts serve as a guide for planning purposes.  

Curriculum Sheets

Curriculum sheets provide an outline of all the requirements needed to complete a degree.

Related Content

Multicultural Engineering Program


International Exchange Program - Study Abroad


Tutoring for Engineering Major & Support Courses


Quick Links

Academic Probation
Block Scheduling
Office of the Registrar