CIVE 540 - Advanced Biological Wastewater Processing

  • 3 credits

Fundamentals of environmental biotechnology: environmental microbiology, microbial kinetics, basic reactor design, wastewater treatment.

This course has print-based exams that require a proctor. Exams may be taken at the University Testing Center at Colorado State University, or at an accredited College or University Testing Center in your area. To request to take your exam at an accredited testing site in your area, please submit a Proctor Identification Form at least two weeks prior to the first exam in the course.


CBE 320 (Chemical and Biological Reactor Design) or CIVE 438 (Environmental Engineering Concepts). Credit not allowed for both CIVE 540 and CBE 540.

Important Information

Military personnel admitted to a College of Engineering online degree program may be eligible for a 15% tuition discount. Tuition discounts can only be given if you provide the appropriate discount code at the time of registration. Call (877) 491-4336 or email to learn more.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Environmental Biotechnology: Principles and Applications (2001)
    Rittmann, B.E., and P.L. McCarty


Sybil Sharvelle

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