Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
CMET 221
Course Title:
Environmental Systems
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Course Description

Explores ground water, air, hazardous waste, and water pollution problems. Presents data analysis techniques and computational methods. Examines technological solutions of these problems, including water, wastewater, and air pollution treatment, as well as alternatives. Prerequisites: CMET 123, WR 115. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:

  1. Compute economic impacts associated with environmental decisions.
  2. Use common mathematical models to predict outcomes in the environment.
  3. Utilize basic statistics to understand data trends.
  4. Use computer spreadsheet applications to solve environmental engineering problems.