Engineering Sciences Major Modified with Environmental Sciences

Students interested in the Engineering Sciences major modified with Environmental Sciences should contact Professor Benoit Cushman-Roisin or Professor Lee Lynd.


Modified majors are expected to have a basic understanding of calculus, physics, chemistry, and computer science. First-year students interested in the major should take the placement test in mathematics.

Unless otherwise prohibited, prerequisites may be taken under the Non-Recording Option.

Mathematics (3 courses)

Physics (2 courses)

Chemistry (choose 1 course)

Computer Science (choose 1 option)

Biology (1 course)

Required Courses

Engineering Core Courses (3 courses)

Engineering Electives (choose 3 courses, of which at least 2 must be from the subgroup 41, 43, 44, 171)

Environmental Sciences Courses (choose 4 courses, including at least 2 from a single department)

Culminating Experience

Engineering Sciences majors complete a culminating experience, which is part of a course (either as one of the two electives or as an additional course). Normally taken during the senior year, the course is chosen from the following options:

Transfer Credit

No more than two transfer courses may be used for credit in the major.

Academic Standing

Satisfactory completion of the major requires a grade point average of 2.0 in the courses suitable for satisfying the major.