PKU’s philosophy of education is to lay solid foundation on the fundamentals, blur the boundary between majors, and help individual students meet their fullest potential. Taking advantage of the university’s rich resources in humanity and social science and natural science, the college has developed systematic approaches to instilling knowledge and cultivating capacities in environmental science, engineering and management.
In the curriculum, undergraduate students are required to gain a solid foundation in both mathematics and chemistry, and to master basic knowledge and theory of physics, biology and others.
Courses for Undergraduate Students
Advanced Mathematics (B), General Chemistry (A), General Physics, Linear Algebra (B), Probability Theory and Statistics (B),The direction of environmental big data requires the study of Advanced Mathematics (A), Programming Practice、Linear Algebra (A), Probability Theory and Statistics (A).
Professional core courses
Environmental Problem, Safety in Environmental Laboratory, Special Topics in Environmental Science and Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Monitoring, Environmental Monitoring Experiments, Environmental Management, Environmental Research Methods, Senior Capstone Seminar on Environmental Decision Making, Engineering Drawing, Water Treatment Engineering.
The total credits for graduation is 147, specific requirements are as follows（Minor modification for different major）.
General fundamental courses：42-48 credits
General compulsory courses：30-36credits
General education courses：12credits
Professional compulsory courses：57credits
Professional fundamental courses：25credits
Professional core courses：29credits
Elective courses：48-42 credits
Professional elective courses：22credits
Independent elective courses：26-20credits