Environmental Science
Programme Code:071401         Duration4 years
Educational Objectives:
Students of this programme are expected to have a comprehensive theoretical foundation and a good ability in performing practices in environmental science engineering.
Objective 1: [Solid Foundations] to master the basic knowledge, specific principles and methodology of mathematic, physics, chemistry, biology and earth science. Through participating in practices, students will acquire the research skills to solve specific environmental problems and apply the foundations to the practices of environment science.
Objective 2: [Professional Knowledge] to gain the capabilities of identifying and solving environmental problems with professional knowledge and comprehensive experiment ability in specific area.
Objective 3: [Teamwork/Leadership] to have efficient communication and cooperation skills, and furthermore engineering leadership in environment science.
Objective 4: [Engineered Systems] to cultivate students to acquire professional knowledge of technology and engineering.
Objective 5: [Societal Impact] to learn the harmonious relationship between human and natural environment and understand the impacts environmental pollution has on human beings.
Objective 6: [Global Awareness] to thinking logically, behaving responsibly and working competitively in a globalized world.
Objective 7: [Lifelong Learning] the graduates will be qualified for relevant jobs and capable of lifelong learning.
Specialty Features:
Environmental science is a comprehensive emerging discipline that combining integrative information from many relevant disciplines together such as earth science, biology, chemistry, mathematics, social science and economics. Through study of basic theory and specific knowledge as well as practice of applied research and environmental management, students will acquire good scientific background, ability of research, management and international communication, methodology of environmental monitoring and assessment, and skills of environmental planning and management.
Educational Requirement:
The students major in Environmental Science/Environmental Engineering will study basic knowledge and principles related to mathematics, physics, chemistry, life science, geosciences and engineering. The students will be trained to work on scientific computing, laboratory experiment and measurement and to improve their ability of research, management and problem solving. The students are requested to take courses to obtain related knowledge and skills.
Knowledge Structure
A1 Fundamental knowledge of literature, history, philosophy and art;
A2 Fundamental knowledge of social science research methods;
A3 Fundamental and frontier knowledge of natural science and engineering;
A4 Fundamental knowledge of mathematics and logic;
A5 Core knowledge of a environmental professional area;
A6 Knowledge of specialized technique;
A7 Management knowledge;
A8 Cross-cultural, international knowledge.
Ability Requirements
B1The ability of clear thinking and accurate language expression;
B2 The ability of discovering, analyzing and solving problems;
B3 The ability of critical thinking and independent working;
B4 The ability of cooperating and communicating with different people;
B5 Skillful with at least one foreign language;
B6 The capacity for lifelong learning
B7 Organizational and management capacity;
B8 innovation and creativity;
B9 Analytical writing skills.
Quality Requirements
C1 Ambitious, strong-will—passing on civilization heritage, pursuing truth, striving for the nation’s rejuvenation and the benefit of human race;
C2 Diligent, pragmatic, down to earth spirit, hard working, pursuing excellence;
C3 Physical and mental harmony, open-minded—with good physical and mental conditions, tolerance of multiculture,  l and broad international perspective;
C4 Quick thinking, innovative awareness——diligent in thinking, good at research, with strong interest in innovation, full of curiosity and desire to solve problems;
C5 Lofty Ideal—with the correct legal awareness, professional ethics and a strong sense of social responsibility, as well as strong initiative, responsibility and cooperative awareness.
Degree Conferred: Bachelor of Natural Science
Main Courses:
Introduction to Environmental Science, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Ecology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Law, Environmental Planning and Management, Environmental Biology, Environmental Monitoring, Environmental Assessment, Introduction to Earth Science
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