Courses Catalogue

Engineering And Society

COURSE CODE: CIV2209
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Mechanical Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description


The course is meant to provide students with knowledge on social aspects of society. Since

engineers solve problems faced  by  the  society,  it  is  important for  them to  outline the characteristics and behaviour of the community.

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

To get exposed to the relevance and knowledge required by engineers to deliver technologies

to  society considering the  safety and welfare of humankind, environment, guidance on technologies, leadership ,and professionalism.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

  •   Outline cultural, conflict and control, dynamics of social change and the impact of the technology on the environment
  •    Outline rural and urban sociology in developing countries

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student on completing this course is expected to:

  • Explain cultural, conflict and control, dynamics of social change and the impact of the technology on the environment Describe rural and urban sociology in developing countries.
  •    Explain cultural, conflict and control, dynamics of social change and the impact of the technology on the environment
  •  Describe rural and urban sociology in developing countries.