Environmental Science

Course Code
Course Title
Environmental Science
Course Description
This course is designed for students who need to gain knowledge in environmental sciences in general. Special emphasis is given to water and energy resources because of their importance in the Arab region and the world. The course includes three basic modules: environment, water and energy. The environment module covers the population dynamics, natural resources, pollution, remote sensing and GIS applications, protection and managing of the environment and sustainable development. The water module discusses the hydrologic cycle, basics of hydrogeology and water quality and water-related problems in the Gulf region. The third module covers the conventional and non-conventional energy resources and reasons of its depletion, methods of production, using, managing, and sustaining it on the long run. This course is offered both in Arabic and English, according to language of studying for each major.
Course Type
Fall, Spring, Summer