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2024-2025 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Ecological Engineering Minor

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Department Contact:

Chair, Dr. Rachel Wagner, http://rwagner@francis.edu

Program Description:

The ecological engineering minor provides broad exposure to a growing sub-discipline of engineering that concerns using ecological processes to accomplish engineering goals. Students in the Ecological Engineering minor are set to be leaders in this fast-growing field. Examples of ecological engineering in practice include treatment wetlands, low impact development practices, and green infrastructure.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • An ability to understand the value and strategies associated with Ecological Engineering design;
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems by applying principles of ecological engineering, science, and mathematics.

Total Credits Required:

16 credits minimum

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