Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
6015029 Energy and the Environment 3.0 3
Description Energy enters our everyday lives in many ways. Prodigious amounts of energy are used to power automobiles, heat food and water, manufacture products, generate electricity, and perform various other tasks. The use of traditional energy will emit air pollutants that may result in regional air pollution problem as well as global effects. In this course we will look at the current energy situation, its environmental implications, and try to determine the patterns of energy use. We will look at energy use as coal, petroleum, natural gas, nuclear energy, and renewable energy, such as solar energy, hydroelectric