Spring 2010 Class Schedule (FLC)



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ENVT 304    Environmental Biology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course presents an overview of ecosystems and natural resources. Major topics covered include ecological principles, ecosystem functioning, conservation biology, resource use and management, pollution and other human-caused environmental impacts. This course provides the background needed to understand major global and regional issues such as acid rain, global warming, hazardous waste disposal, deforestation and endangered species recovery. ENVT 304 is especially useful for Environmental Technology, Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Recreation, Education and Political Science majors. Field trips, attendance at public meetings and/or a semester project may be required. This course is the same as BIOL 350, and only one may be taken for credit. See "Cross-Listed Courses" in the catalog.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC M.Denega             El Dorado EDC A214       16911 
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ENVT 355    Introduction to Water, Wastewater and Recycled Water Management    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to water, wastewater and recycled water management. Topics covered include history of water supply and treatment, wastewater collection and treatment, and recycling water in the world and in the United States; and an overview of the State and federal regulations governing water supply, wastewater treatment and recycled water use, including permitting requirements and operator certification program. This course provides an introduction to managing water and wastewater systems. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Strahan            El Dorado EDC A214       32207 
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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, Jan 16-May 19
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Boren              El Dorado EDC A205       31959 
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ENVT 359    Water Treatment Operation and Maintenance II    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENVT 358 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an advanced level understanding of drinking water treatment. Topics covered include drinking water regulations, laboratory procedures, iron and manganese control, fluoridation, water treatment plant design, advanced treatment process and technologies such as softening, membrane filtration and demineralization, instrumentation and control, advance plant maintenance and plant administration. This course provides the background into the importance of advanced water treatment, its functionality, past and present technology and the future of drinking water. Field trips and/or a semester project may be required. This course meets the initial education requirements for treatment operator certification exam. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Strahan            El Dorado EDC A214       31960 
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Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: April 30, 2010