Program Objectives

The objective of the AEST programs are to produce graduates who:

  • Have an advanced technical knowledge of environmentally related disciplines within the life sciences, physical sciences, geosciences, mathematics and environmental engineering;
  • Are capable of integrating advanced technical information from different science and engineering disciplines;
  • Are capable of conceiving and conducting a research project (MS-AEST option only); and
  • Are capable of working in a professional environment.
 

Program Student Learning Outcomes

In keeping with the above objectives, the expected outcome of the AEST program is that the graduates will have:

  • An ability to use advanced methods of analysis;
  • An ability to understand and apply advanced environmental engineering theory;
  • An ability to understand and apply advanced scientific theory;
  • An ability to integrate advanced technical information from different science and engineering disciplines;
  • An ability to conduct advanced environmental science research (MS-AEST option only); and
  • An ability to manage projects and function in a professional environment.
(2013/2014 catalog)