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Course Details

Course Code: EVSP414 Course ID: 4278 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

In this course, the student will examine types of outdoor and indoor air pollutants, their sources, health effects, environmental and aesthetic effects, and methods of measurement and control. An in-depth review of the regulatory framework for air quality in the U.S. and related international treaties and agreements will be explored.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • LO-1 Describe the major types and sources of indoor and outdoor air pollutants.
  • LO-2 Compare and contrast air quality index values from one area of the county to your home.
  • LO-3 Assess the lessons of the “Tragedy of the Commons” to current air quality problems.
  • LO-4 Analyze the impact of air pollutants on human health and ecological systems.
  • LO-5 Analyze the influence of air pollution regulations and control on the economy.
  • LO-6 Assess the effectiveness of current air quality regulations and international treaties and agreements in limiting the degradation of air resources
  • LO-7 Analyze air pollution source control technologies for particulate matter.

NameGrade %
Discussions 24.00 %
Week 1: Introduce Yourself and Local Air Pollution 3.00 %
Week 2: Air Pollutants 3.00 %
Week 3: Atmospheric Effects 3.00 %
Week 4: Human Health and Environmental Impacts 3.00 %
Week 5: Air Quality Monitoring 3.00 %
Week 6: Rules and Regulations 3.00 %
Week 7: Stationary and Mobile Sources 3.00 %
Week 8: Indoor Air Quality 3.00 %
Assignments 42.00 %
Top Air Pollution Issues (Wk 1) 7.00 %
The Tragedy of the Commons (Wk2) 7.00 %
Natural Air Pollutants (Wk 3) 7.00 %
Lead (Wk 4) 7.00 %
Limiting Air Pollution (Wk 6) 7.00 %
Stationary Sources (Wk 7) 7.00 %
Midterm 14.00 %
Sampling Methods (Wk 5) 14.00 %
Final Term Project 20.00 %
Final Term Project 20.00 %

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • LO-1 Describe the major types and sources of indoor and outdoor air pollutants.
  • LO-2 Compare and contrast air quality index values from one area of the county to your home.
  • LO-3 Assess the lessons of the “Tragedy of the Commons” to current air quality problems.
  • LO-4 Analyze the impact of air pollutants on human health and ecological systems.
  • LO-5 Analyze the influence of air pollution regulations and control on the economy.
  • LO-6 Assess the effectiveness of current air quality regulations and international treaties and agreements in limiting the degradation of air resources
  • LO-7 Analyze air pollution source control technologies for particulate matter.

Book Title:To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #.
Author: No Author Specified
 
Book Title:Air Quality, 5th ed. - E-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781466584440
Publication Info:Taylor & Francis Lib
Author:Godish, Davis, Fu
Unit Cost:$118.65
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.