Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

CEVE 502 - SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

Long Title: SUSTAINABLE DESIGN
Department: Civil & Environmental Engr
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Laboratory
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: The objective of this course is to develop skills in formulating and solving problems of societal development and advancement in light of increasing material, energy and water demands and decreasing resource availability. Sustainable design requires balancing economic, ecological/environmental and social issues to create physical as well as social structures that will work for current and future generations. In addition to learning to apply sustainable design principles to individual engineering and developing projects, students will be challenged to understand the application of sustainable design thinking a the municipal and corporate level. Graduate students will be required to undertake additional assignments relative to sustainable design. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: CEVE 302. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for CEVE 502 if student has credit for CEVE 302.