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Environmental Technology (ENV)

ENV 100  (3 credit hours)  
Environmental Mathematics  

The course develops problem-solving skills and reasoning abilities. Students perform secondary level mathematics, including algebra and geometry.

Components: LEC: Lecture
ENV 110  (4 credit hours)  
Introduction to Environmental Technology  

Introduction to Environmental Technology provides a background in the historical and current developments in environmental problems, solutions, strategies, and regulations. Students explore the various aspects of water, land, and air pollution, pollution prevention and control, and the role of regulation at the local, state, and federal level. Lecture: 4 credits (60 contact hours).

Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
ENV 111  (2 credit hours)  
Environmental Sampling Techniques Lab  

This course is designed to provide the student with an introduction to the techniques for the collection of waste, soil, water, and air samples. Areas covered include standard operating policies and procedures, investigation inspection techniques, overview activities, sample control, field records, document control, sample containers, sample preservation, sample holding times, and sample types. Basic sampling techniques covered are outlined in the EPA's 165.9 course, the EPA's Description and Sampling of Contaminated Soils Pocket Guide, general industry standards, and practices outlined by the manufacturers of sampling equipment. The course will include the general protocol for waste, soil, water, and air sampling.

Components: LAB: Laboratory
ENV 121  (1 credit hours)  
Environmental Chemistry Lab  

This is a hands-on class designed to allow students to use the concepts, principles, and theories covered in Environmental Chemistry, ENV 120, in practical application. Corequisite: ENV 120

Components: LAB: Laboratory
ENV 280  (6 credit hours)  
Water Treatment Technology  

This course concentrates on the operating requirements for drinking water treatment plants. Both surface water and ground water sources will be covered in this course. This course will provide the student with training in safety, plant operation, sampling and laboratory analysis and the recordkeeping requirements for water treatment facilities. The student will study the information needed by the operator to perform specialized water treatment processes. Areas to be covered include iron and manganese control, fluoridation, softening, trihalomethanes, demineralization, and the handling and disposal of process wastes. Corequisite: ENV 281

Components: LEC: Lecture
ENV 281  (2 credit hours)  
Water Treatment Technology Lab  

This is a hands-on class designed to allow the student to use the concepts, principles, and theories covered in Water Treatment Technology, ENV 280, in practical application. Corequisite: ENV 280

Components: LAB: Laboratory
ENV 290  (6 credit hours)  
Wastewater Treatment Technology  

This course concentrates on the operating requirements for package and small waste water treatment plants. This course will provide the student with training in safety, plant operation, sampling and laboratory analysis and the record keeping requirements for package and small wastewater treatment facilities. The course will provide the information needed by the operator to perform specialized wastewater treatment processes. Emphasis will be placed on larger conventional treatment plants and will include information of supervisory and management functions. Corequisite: ENV 291

Components: LEC: Lecture
ENV 291  (2 credit hours)  
Wastewater Treatment Technology Lab  

This course concentrates on the operating requirements for package and small waste water treatment plants. This course will provide the student with training in safety, plant operation, sampling and laboratory analysis and the recordkeeping requirements for package and small wastewater treatment facilities. The course will provide the information needed by the operator to perform specialized wastewater treatment processes. Emphasis will be placed on larger conventional treatment plants and will include information of supervisor and management functions. Corequisite: ENV 290

Components: LAB: Laboratory