Spring 2018 Class Schedule (EDC)



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ENVT 304    Environmental Biology    3 Units

Same As: BIOL 350
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of ecosystems and natural resources. Major topics covered include scientific methods, data interpretation, ecological principles, ecosystem functioning, conservation biology, resource use (including historical and cultural values) and management, and human-caused environmental impacts (e.g. pollution). This course provides the background needed to understand major global and regional issues such as acid rain, global warming, hazardous waste disposal, deforestation, ecological sustainability, and endangered species recovery. ENVT 304 is a general education course that is especially useful for Environmental Technology, Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Recreation, Education, and Political Science majors. This course is the same as BIOL 350. You cannot enroll in this course if you have passed BIOL 350. Field trips, attendance at public meetings, and/or a semester project may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECM.KellerEl Dorado EDC A10516492Textbook


ENVT 351    Math for Water and Wastewater Operators    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CHEM 305 and MATH 100
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to quantitative analysis of wastewater and water processes. Topics covered include general math, including significant figures and proper rounding, applicable algebraic and geometry equations, unit analysis, volumes, flows, pressures, conversions, solution strengths, and applicable laboratory and chemistry equations used in water and wastewater treatment operations. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

M06:00PM-09:15PMLECD.HerrmannEl Dorado EDC C20120557Textbook


ENVT 354    Waste Water Management: Basic Instrumentation and Electrical Controls    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENVT 351
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to power and electrical circuits, and various devices used to control and measure flow, pressure, depth, chemical feed, and other operating parameters associated with water and wastewater distribution and treatment systems. Practice using electrical meters, test instruments, and control devices in laboratory classes along with related safety practices will also be covered. Field trips will be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

T06:00PM-09:05PMLECC.AbneyEl Dorado EDC C20120481Textbook
Th05:45PM-08:55PMLABC.AbneyEl Dorado EDC A104


ENVT 361    Wastewater Collection Systems Operation and Maintenance    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a basic level of understanding of proper installation, inspections, operations, maintenance and repair of wastewater collection systems. Topics covered include the wastewater collection operator, wastewater collection systems, safe procedures, inspecting and testing collections systems, pipeline cleaning and maintenance methods, and underground repairs. Field trips and/or a semester project may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECM.NeriEl Dorado EDC C10120558Textbook


Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 17, 2017