Fall 2014 Class Schedule (FLC)



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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, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC M.Wenzel             FLC MAIN FL2 209         18781 
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ENVT 354    Waste Water Management: Basic Instrumentation and Electrical Controls    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to power and control circuits and devices used with water and wastewater distribution and treatment systems. Units of instruction include a study of electron theory, magnetism, induction, alternating current, direct current, resistance and capacitance. Practice using electrical meters and test instruments in laboratory classes along with related safety practices will also be covered. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Abney              El Dorado EDC A214       18838 
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F         05:00PM-08:05PM LAB C.Abney              El Dorado EDC C101         


ENVT 357    Wastewater Operations and Maintenance II    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENVT 356 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an advanced level of understanding of wastewater operations and maintenance. Topics covered include activated sludge, sludge digestion and solids handling, effluent disposal, plant safety and good housekeeping, maintenance, basic laboratory procedures, application of computers for plant operations and maintenance, analysis and presentation of data, records and report writing. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Herrmann           El Dorado EDC A214       15679 
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ENVT 360    Water Distribution Operation and Maintenance    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an understanding of drinking water distribution systems operation and maintenance. Topics covered include: design criteria, storage, pumping, flow control, construction methods, disinfection, control of water quality in a water distribution system, federal and state drinking water regulations, maintenance and administration of a water distribution system. Field trips and/or a semester project may be required. This course meets the initial educational requirements for a distribution operator certification exam.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Strahan            El Dorado EDC C101       18840 
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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, Aug 23-Dec 18
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Neri               El Dorado EDC A214       15636 
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ENVT 498    Work Experience in Environmental Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity or job related to career goals.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms, which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill a 16 hour orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken four times for credit, when there is new or expanded learning on the job, for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15728 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207; Tuesday, August 26, 2014, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 104; and Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207.Please email instructor Amanda Mansfield at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu with questions regarding this course or the orientations.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15709 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207; Tuesday, August 26, 2014, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 104; and Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207. Please email instructor Kristi Church at churchk@flc.losrios.edu to reserve the date and time of the orientation you will be attending.

TBA       TBA             LAB P.Kelkar             Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15765 Textbook
This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the two class orientations, which are scheduled for Thursday, August 28, 7:00pm-9:00pm in RCC 8 and Friday, August 29, 10:00am-12:00pm in RCC 11. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientation, please email the instructor at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu


W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       15766 Textbook
3 - 9 hours per week.

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: January 6, 2015