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CEIE 100: Environmental Engineering around the World

Course Information from University Catalog

Limited to 2 Attempts

Introduces environmental engineering as practiced in different societies around the world. Environmental engineering is broadly defined as organizational and physical infrastructure to manage natural resources. Focuses on how different contemporary and past societies have responded to environmental challenges related to engineering opportunities. Issues include construction of large dams to manage river systems; use of forecast climate and weather data to improve agriculture, emergency response, or water supply; collection and treatment of wastewater; public health and pollution control; disposal of waste nuclear materials; and management of significantly polluted sites.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Fulfills Mason Core requirement in Global Understanding.

Credits: 3