2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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CEE 250 - Sustainability in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Credits: 3
Semesters Offered: Fall
Campus/Sites Offered: Charleston
Offering Note: No additional information available.

Sustainability concepts applied to transportation, structural materials, construction, and water and wastewater systems. Air pollution, waste minimization, sustainable water resources, and green construction. Alternative energy sources and contemporary issues that impact sustainability as it relates to safety, durability, economics, environmental, societal and health impacts.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Explain sustainability and its measurement in monetary, social, and environmental terms.
  2. Analyze how true impacts effect the built environment and on our communities.
  3. Explain that the world’s resources are limited and why building and development will change for the future.
  4. Evaluate how technology and practices have changed water resources and environmental fields and how impacts are calculated.
  5. Evaluate the carbon, energy and water footprints with construction practices.
  6. Consider the built environment framework and use.
  7. Analyze building design and how clients and stakeholders value it.
  8. Construct and implement sustainability in practice.
  9. Demonstrate how construction practices are important by addressing environmental, social, and economic issues.

Prerequisite: CHEM 121  and MATH 181  both with a grade of C or higher
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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