Environmental Science and Management
Aims of Major
This major aims to train and produce graduates who are suitably educated to pursue a developing career in one or more of the following areas: environmental chemistry, environmental biology, water quality and waste management, ecosystems management and atmospheric environment, and to meet local and regional requirements in the industrial, commercial, government or education sectors.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Major (MILOs)
Upon successful completion of this Major, students should be able to:
Describe the general biological and chemical principles appropriate to the study of environmental topics, including global environmental phenomena, environmental microbiology, ecology, toxicology and pollution.
Competently perform a wide range of technical skills in environmental measurement and analysis, conservation and resource management, pollution control, waste treatment, impact assessment and quality management.
Critically evaluate experiments in the Environmental Sciences as reported in the literature and synthesize information in a constructive manner.
Identify, analyze and reflect upon the responsibility of environmental scientists in society, with particular emphasis on the protection of the living environment, and application of the principles of sustainable development and “green” production.