Courses Catalogue

Environmental Planning And Development

COURSE CODE: ENV3208
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Environmental Management, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Natural and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

 

The purpose of the course is to introduce students to the concept of a region and regional planning for proper utilization of resources. In this era of scarce resources and ever increasing human population, there is need to equip students with the appropriate skills that will enable them to take action by initiating and implementing appropriate measures that can bring about balanced regional development and efficient environmental planning.

 

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

 

The need to provide how environmental management can be used as environmental protection and how organisations can define and manage risk

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 

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

  • Identify the different criteria for categorization of a region.
  • Use the process of planning to address regional environmental problems in a given area.
  • Apply the rational methods of planning to achieve a balanced regional development
  • Advise the policy formulators on the best ways in which regional environmental problems can be addressed
  • Explain how environmental planning is carried out.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

A student completing the course is expected to:

§  Appreciate and articulate the link between environmental planning and management and sustainable development.

§  Apply the knowledge and theoretical base and skills of environmental planning and management in different settings.

§  Critique the key international, national and local policy and programming frameworks on the environment and sustainable development.