ET-840: Energy and Power for a Green Society
Course, prefix, number, & title: ET-840 Energy and Power for a Green Society
Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 3 class hours, 3 laboratory hours
Pre-requisites (if any): MA-010
Co-requisites (if any): BE-112 (or BE-205) and BE-122 (or BE-226) or satisfactory score on the CUNY ACT placement test. Satisfies the laboratory science requirement for the A.A. in Liberal Arts & Sciences. Free elective for all other programs.
Course Description in college catalog:
This course examines the science and technology of energy and how humans use it on a daily basis. Topics include: work, energy and power; importance of energy in society; how energy is used in food production, materials, manufacturing, transportation, communications, lighting, heating and cooling concepts; passive and active solar, wind, waves, geothermal, hydrogen based, and biomass energy.
Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:
A.S. Environmental Science (advised major elective)
General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.
Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
Course-specific student learning outcomes:
Students will define and describe work, energy and power; importance of energy in society; how energy is used in food production, materials, manufacturing, transportation, communications, lighting, heating and cooling concepts.
Students will be able to explain passive and active solar, wind, waves, geothermal, hydrogen based, and biomass energy.
Other program outcomes (if applicable).
Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:Exams, Labs, Classwork, Homework, Projects
Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.