Course Code: EVSP418 Course ID: 4279 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course will introduce students to the concepts of green infrastructure planning and design and the implementation of renewable technologies. The framework presented for planning and design will focus on increasing the performance of green infrastructure systems. Students will examine case studies and participate in exercises to develop richly layered, interconnected, and sustainable communities that increase human health and ecological resilience.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|08/31/20 - 01/29/21||02/01/21 - 03/28/21||Winter 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
LO-1 Define the term green infrastructure.
LO-2 Describe current and emerging renewable energy technologies.
LO-3 Explain the criteria by which the performance of sustainable development is measured.
LO-4 Evaluate proposed development plans to determine the application of sustainability principles.
LO-5 Evaluate the social, environmental, and economic barriers to green infrastructure and renewable technology implementation.
|Forum 1||3.00 %|
|Forum 2||3.00 %|
|Forum 3||3.00 %|
|Forum 4||3.00 %|
|Forum 5||3.00 %|
|Forum 6||3.00 %|
|Forum 7||3.00 %|
|Forum 8||3.00 %|
|1 Describe Your Project||11.00 %|
|2 Pros and Cons||11.00 %|
|3 Project Design||11.00 %|
|4 Project Budget||11.00 %|
|5 Calculation Tools||11.00 %|
|Final Project Part 1||10.00 %|
|Final Project Part I 30 Seconds with the Mayor||10.00 %|
|Final Project Part 2||11.00 %|
|Final Project Part II Elevator Speech||11.00 %|
Readings will be identified in the Lessons area of the classroom and include library and web-based resources.
Additional Resources: Please go to the program guides in the APUS Library for additional resources:
Environmental Policy and Management http://apus.campusguides.com/environmental_policy_management?hs=a
- Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint) - American Public University System provides Microsoft Office 365 to AMU/APU students and faculty at no cost
- Adobe Acrobat Reader
|Book Title:||Green Infrastructure : Linking Landscapes And Communities - E-book available in the APUS Online Library|
|Author:||Benedict, Mark / McMahon, Edward T.|
|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|
Not current for future courses.