Nanjing University of
Information Science & Technology


Environmental Engineering
  • Program Name: Environmental Engineering
  • Program Code: 081001
  • Program Length: 4 years
  • Degree Type: Engineering 


Course Summary
Environmental Engineering aims at bringing up qualified students for environmental planning, design, construction, management, education, research and development in governmental departments, planning institutions, environmental protection bureaus, mining and enterprises, and schools etc.. It introduces to students the professional knowledge, skills and technologies in urban water, air, noise, and solid waste pollution prevention and treatment, water resources protection and so on. The major courses cover Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Engineering Fluid Mechanics, Engineering Cartography, Microbiology, Environmental Monitoring etc.. In the meanwhile, it also introduces professional knowledge in atmospheric environment to focus on air pollution prevention and control.

Professional strength: This major possesses a master authorized unit of engineering. It is the "excellence in engineering education and professional training plan" of the ministry of education and the key discipline in “12th Five-Year" of Jiangsu province. It has a national engineering practice education center and a provincial experiment teaching demonstration center on environmental science and engineering. Currently, it has 21 of full-time teachers, including 6 professors, 13 teachers with the overseas training background.  

 Training objectives: This major aims to cultivate the students' proficiency in basic theoretical knowledge and practical skills on environmental monitoring, water pollution control, air pollution control, solid waste disposal and resource utilization, etc. Then, the students possess innovative and entrepreneurial abilities on pollutants monitoring, control and management that can be engaged in various colleges and universities, environmental protection departments, scientific research institutions and large enterprises.

Main courses: environmental monitoring, water analytical chemistry, microbiology of environmental engineering, principle of environmental engineering, water pollution control, principle and technology of watershed pollution control, air pollution control, solid waste disposal and recycling, advanced mathematics, college physics, college chemistry, engineering drawing, engineering mechanics, engineering fluid mechanics, engineering drawing, engineering economics, etc.

Guide for the students’ further study: Post-graduate study on environmental science & engineering, environmental engineering, municipal engineering and environmental science, etc.

Guide for the students’ employment: Work on the government departments of environmental protection, municipal engineering, large or medium-sized enterprises engaged in pollution control technology research and development (R&D), pollution control engineering on design, construction and daily management, etc.


 Course Content:

The course is divided into 4 academic years with each part comprising a number of modules as listed below, both compulsory and optional.

Semester 1
Military Theory
Philosophy and Law
Career Planning
Physical Education
Computer Science Foundation
Advanced Mathematics
Physics Experiment
Freshman Orientation

Semester 2
China History
Physical Education
Atmospheric Science Overview
Linear Algebra
Advanced Mathematics
Physics Experiment
C Programming Language Design

Semester 3
China Philosophies
Physical Education
Probability and Statistics
Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry
Cognition Practice

Semester 4
China Philosophies
Physical Education
Environmental Engineering Cartography
Physical Chemistry
Engineering Fluid Mechanics
Environmental Engineering Microbiology
Environmental Engineering Microbiology Experiment
Environmental Monitoring
Environmental Monitoring Experiment
Environmental Engineering Principles

Semester 5
Water Pollution Control Engineering
Water Pollution Control Engineering Experiment
Air Pollution Control Engineering
Air Pollution Control Engineering Experiment
Solid Waste Disposal and Reclamation
Environmental Engineering Design Foundations
Water Supply and Drainage Pipe Construction
Construction Budget
Environmental Engineering CAD
Cleaner Production and Recycling Economy
Environmental System Engineering
Atmospheric Chemistry
Comprehensive Meteorology Forecast

Semester 6
Environmental Performance Assessment
Environmental Engineering Construction
Physical Pollution Control
Environmental Planning and Management
Environmental Law and Standard
Literature Retrieval
Environmental Ecological Engineering
Building Water Supply and Drainage Construction
Environmental Engineering Equipment Foundations
Civil Work Foundations
Construction Materials
Environmental Meteorology
Meteorological Instrument

Semester 7
Pollution Control Technology
Environmental Remote Sensing
HVAC Overview
Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development

Semester 8
Production Practice
Final Project