Courses Catalogue

Environmental Quality Management

COURSE CODE: CIV4121
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Civil Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

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

This unit provides fundamental concepts of environmental pollution prevention and cleaner production

 

Learning Objectives

By 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.

·        Know the legislation designed to protect the environment, economic aspects of pollution and its control and the role of environmental education in pollution control.

·        Improve knowledge of water quality and waste 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.