Fall 2015 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 22-Dec 17
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC W.Hamilton           FLC MAIN FL2 209         15987 
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Th        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Wenzel             Off Campus RCC 11        19445 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Wenzel             Off Campus RCC ONLINE    19445 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC W.Hamilton           Off Campus RCC 12        20289 Textbook


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, Aug 22-Dec 17
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Abney              El Dorado EDC A214       19152 
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ENVT 356    Wastewater Operations and Maintenance I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENVT 351
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to wastewater operations and maintenance. Topics covered include responsibilities of the plant operator, collection of wastewater and infrastructure, wastewater treatment facilities, preliminary treatment operations and maintenance including racks, screen, grit removal, sedimentation and flotation, trickling filters, rotating biological contractors, activated sludge, waste treatment ponds, disinfection and chlorination. This course provides the student with an entry level background into the field of operations and maintenance of wastewater. Field trips and/or a semester project may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Herrmann           El Dorado EDC A214       19153 
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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 prepares students for state distribution operator exams.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Herrmann           El Dorado EDC A214       16026 
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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 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Collier            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15847 
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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 two orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Thursday, August 27, 2015, 5:00-7:00 pm in FL1 207 and Friday, August 28, 2015,10:30am-12:30pm in FL1-207. Please email instructor Amanda Mansfield at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu with questions regarding this course or the orientations.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15833 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 two orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Thursday, August 27, 2015, 5:00-7:00 pm in FL1 207 and Friday, August 28, 2015,10:30am-12:30pm 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.Domek              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15876 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 Monday, August 24, 10:00am-11:30am or Tuesday, August 25, 7:00pm-8:30pm, in RCC 14. Please visit the Work Experience Web Page for program information and course descriptions. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientation, please email the instructor Anna Domek at domeka@flc.losrios.edu

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Kientz             El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15877 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 two orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 25, 5:00-7:00 p.m. in room EDC-A201, and Friday, August 28, 9:00-11:00 a.m. in room EDC-A214. Please visit the Work Experience Web Page for program information and course descriptions. If you have specific questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientations, please email the instructor at kientzm@flc.losrios.edu.

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: January 28, 2016