Courses Catalogue

Environmental Quality Management

COURSE CODE: CIV4121
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 0
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Mechanical Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

This course deals with ecosystems-life support systems in the environment, water quality

management, air pollution and control, noise pollution, land use & control of soil pollution, wetlands use and management, environmental legislation and policies, environmental impact analysis and monitoring of development projects.

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

To  learn  the  fundamental  concepts  of  environmental  pollution  prevention  and  cleaner production

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Outline the major causes of environmental pollution and its impacts locally and globally. Appreciate the range of pollution abatement strategies. Outline the legislation designed to protect the environment, economic aspects of pollution and its control and the role of environmental education in pollution control.
  •    Outline the  major causes of environmental pollution and its  impacts locally and globally.
  •   Appreciate the range of pollution abatement strategies.
  •    Outline the legislation designed to protect the environment, economic aspects of pollution and its control and the role of environmental education in pollution control.


Learning Outcomes:

A student on completing this course is expected to:

  •    Give the major causes of environmental pollution and its impacts locally and globally.
  •   Explain the range of pollution abatement strategies.
  •   Explain  Legislation  designed  to  protect  the  environment,  economic  aspects  of pollution and its control and the role of environmental education in pollution control.