Ewha Womans University Environmental Science and Engineering

Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate ProgramTable for Undergraduate Program
Course No. Course Title Explanation
35335 Introduction To Environmental Science and Engineering (Environmental Science and Engineering I) This course introduces the basic knowledges required to study environmental science and engineering. The lectures overview along with worldwide cases of environmental problems: (1)human impacts on ecosystems, (2)pollutions and control technologies of water, air, and soil, (3)solid waste management, (4)environmental policy, etc.
33766 Environmental Ecology This course deals with the interactions between the environment and organisms including human. In particular, energy flow, nutrient cycles, interactions among populations, and succession of ecosystems are intensively studied.
34874 Environmental Chemistry This lecture is focused on the understanding of various chemical phenomena occurring in the environment, which are divided into atmospheric chemistry, aquatic chemistry, wastes-related chemistry, and soil chemistry, based on the reaction kinetics and equilibrium theories.
36762 Basic Engineering Design Introduction to creative problem solving methodology.
34880 Limnology This course is to study the physical and chemical characteristics, flora, and fauna in lakes, reservoirs, stream, and wetlands and provides comprehensive knowledge to understand changes of water quality, ecological processes in relation to biota, and restoration technique for the various ecosystems.
35336 Introduction to energy engineering (Environmental Science and EngineeringⅡ) This course provides a broad overview and scientific background of environmental problems especially related to energy usage. Topics include (1) energy types, (2) characteristics of energy consumption, (3) impact on atmospheric and global environment by energy consumption, and (4) control strategies against the pollution.
34877 Environmental Analytical Chemistry and LabCentral theories relating to the chemical analysis for environmental pollutants are introduced based on the principles of chemical equilibrium and several techniques for important classical and instrumental analyses are practiced.
34342 Water Pollution and Lab This course provides various information on the basic principles of water pollution, types of pollutants, and chemical processes related to aquatic ecosystems in the lecture class. Also, analyses and measurements of basic water quality parameters such as dissolved oxygen, biochemical oxygen demand, alkalinity, suspended solids, and nutrients (N, P) etc. are conducted in the laboratory class for actual experience of water quality problems.
32918 Fluid Mechanics and Lab Topics covered in the course are properties of fluids, fluid statics, energy considerations in steady flow, momentum and forces in fluid flow, forces on immersed bodies, fluid measurements, similarity laws and factors for turbomachines, impulse turbines, and reaction turbines. Video watching and applications to real problems will be assessed through the laboratory works.
33782 Micrometeorology Topics include atmospheric stability and diffusion, distribution and dispersion of air pollutants, use of meteorological data for studying regional, medium-range and long-range dispersion, micrometeorological data analysis, and atmospheric diffusion models.
34878 Environmental Microbiology and LabThis course covers topics such as methods for studying microorganisms, organization and structure of microorganisms, generation of ATP, biosynthesis of macromolecules, DNA replication and gene expression, and genetic variation.
35942 Hydrometeorology and Lab Hydrometeorology is a new science which combines hydrology and meteorology. Topics include some hydrological aspects such as global water cycle, rainfall/snowfall, run-off and evapotranspiration, and some meteorological aspects including cloud and precipitation physics, convergence, convection, convective storms, and quantitative precipitation forecast (QPF). Laboratory works are focused on analyses of areal precipitation and vertical atmospheric structure using observational data.
33780 Water Treatment and Supply Engineering and Lab Physical-chemical processes encountered in the design, analysis, and operation of municipal and industrial water treatment systems are introduced. Specific topics include coagulation/flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, disinfection, softening, ion exchange, carbon absorption, gas transfer, etc. Through the laboratory works, qualified skills for both research and practical works will be cultivated by understanding of recent research trend and through site visits.
30133 Air Pollution and Lab To study fundamental principles of emissions, transport/ transformation, and depositions of air pollutants, to practice various sampling and analysis methods on air pollutants, and to identify air pollution control methods.
33764 Environmental Toxicology and Lab Pollutants released from pollution sources and their impacts on human health are assessed. Lectures include characteristics of environmental chemicals and the mechanism of toxicity. Experiences on impact analysis will be obtained through laboratory work using real data.
34879 Marine Pollution The course focuses upon a description of the various types of pollutants found in marine and estuarine systems, the effect they may have on marine organisms, ecosystems and human health, their sources and control/treatment, and the impacts of marine ecosystem pollution.
34881 Remediation Engineering and Lab The basic theory of contaminant movement in the subsurface will be studied. Also, various methods to remediate the contaminated subsurface will be investigated.
30143 Water Quality Management Characteristics of water reservoirs, such as rivers, lakes, and estuaries; development and applications of water quality modeling; mass balance principles; Fick's law of dispersion; batch, CSTR, and plug flow systems; waste load allocation, etc.
34882 Wastewater Treatment Engineering Principles of physical, chemical, and biological techniques applied to the treatment of wastewater are lectured and their application to the practical situations in relation with designing and operating the treatment facilities are learned.
34888 Environmental Informatics and Lab Theories and methods to collect and evaluate environmental data are presented, with random phenomena in environmental systems and statistical analysis of data. Laboratory work is focused on the use of personal computers, sample data analysis from field sites and satellites in order to get significant information.
33783 Environmental Health Science Problems related to public health and sanitary problems are introduced and discussed in this course. Also various approaches to keep healthy environments to human will be discussed.
34883 Solid Waste Management and Treatment and Lab Principles of environmental models, such as noise, air quality, and water quality models, are introduced, with case study of currently available computer models. Laboratory studies are focused on the use of personal computers for the management of environmental systems.
37279 Low Carbon Energy Systems Fundamentals of thermodynamics, chemistry, and transport phenomena in energy systems are studied and applied to analysis and optimization of energy systems, with emphasis on low-carbon technologies.
35337 Climate Change and Environmental Management (Environmental Engineering Management) This is an introductory course on environmental management techniques such as greenhouse gas emission and climate change, climate change adaptation and policies, a life cycle assessment, environmental auditing, and environmental management system.
30256 Air Quality Management and Lab To study various atmospheric processes and energy conversion processes to understand air quality control options. Also, emission control technologies and policies will be discussed. In addition, principles of atmospheric dispersion modeling and its application will be taught.
34885 Air Quality Control Engineering To study theoretical principles and practical methodologies on emission abatement strategies, atmospheric dispersion, and control technologies of air pollutants.
35944 Environmental Journalism Topics include the role of journalism on environmental problems and movements, writing scientific reports, and broadcast meteorology which includes interpretation on weather maps, writing weather reports, practice on TV appearance, and studio evaluation.
34886 Environmental Models and Lab Principles of environmental models, such as noise, air quality, and water quality models, are introduced, using currently available computer models. Laboratory work in are focused on the use of personal computers for the management of environmental systems.
36763 Capstone Design for Environmental Engineering The course deals with planning and designing of research projects in the field of Environmental Engineering. The qualified skills for problem solving will be cultivated by conducting of research projects.
35946 Environmental Policy & Law Various aspects of central and local governments such as taxation, development strategy of environmental technologies, environmental regulation and management are introduced and discussed. Also structure and system of environmental law are discussed.
34887 Ecological Restoration Engineering (Ecotechnology) This course deals with concepts and principles of ecotechnology. Lectures are centered on the application of ecological concepts to conservation and restoration of ecosystems.
35949 The Global Environment The global environment and climate are strongly affected by the radiation and cloud processes. This course covers physical climatology whose topics include solar, terrestrial, and atmospheric radiation as well as cloud-radiation feedback mechanism. It also covers climatic change in global and regional scales due to human activities.
30146 Environmental Impact Assessment and Lab This course covers the assessment of environmental impacts caused by development in hydrospheric, atmospheric, lithospheric, biospheric, and socioeconomic environments, preparation of environmental impact statement will be introduced.
30139 Radiation Science The use of radiation technology has been increasing with the development of various industries. In this course, properties of radiation are discussed, and their effects on human and living things and safe treatment method are taught.
37094 Internship for Environmental Science & Engineering This course aims at increasing the opportunities and skills of Environmental Science and Engineering that has learned from school through in-site practice in Engineering companies, government institute. Students will gain experiences in water quality, air quality management and ecosystem conservation through practices in site and this experience will lead to help forming information when one can work in government. The final goal of this course will be increasing information at site and decision making process for the government policy in the environmental sciences and engineering.
36343 Process Calculation This course deals with basic principles and calculation in Environmental Engineering and Food Engineering including. It covers unit and dimension, material and energy balances, and their industrial application.
35952 Elementary Biology In this course, biological concepts and connections are lectured for Environmental and Food Sciences and Engineering. It covers the life of the cell, genetics, evolution and the diversity of life and ecology.
37280 Elementary Physics The course delivers elementary knowledge on physics to students who start their study in the field of engineering. Topics may vary from one semester to another in order to meet students' needs. The course shall typically cover classical mechanics, electromagnetism and/or introductory quantum mechanics.
37455 Global Talent Donation Internship In the social welfare organs and NGOs in a developing country, students attending this class render education services to the preschool children, the youth, and the teachers, by means of their talents and majors. The services are done with undergraduates in that country. By the activities, students learn the culture, environment, and socioeconomic state of the country.
36341 Engineering Mathematics The objective of this class is to understand the basic mathematical concepts and methodologies required to solve general engineering problems. The course will cover differential equations, Laplace transform, vector analysis, and Fourier analysis. This course aims to provide conceptual understanding of each topic to improve the application capability in their respective branches of Engineering by examples and exercises.
36573 Engineering Mathematics Practicals Engineering Mathematics Practicals (36573) is a sister course of Engineering Mathematics (36341), where students practice solving mathematical engineering problems based on the basic mathematical skills and knowledge acquired in Engineering Mathematics (36341).